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Srijit Mukherjee to direct first Bengali 3D film

Srijit Mukherjee is all set to directed first Bengali 3D film called Paharchuray Atonko.

regional movies Updated: Aug 26, 2016 19:33 IST
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Srijit Mukherjee’s 3D Bengali film is called Paharchuray Atonko.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Acclaimed Bengali filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee will soon be making first Bengali 3D film. It is based on the exploits of a popular fictional character Kakababu by late writer Sunil Gangopadhyay.

The national award-winning director, now busy with the post-production work of the Vidya Balan-starrer Hindi film Begum Jaan, confirmed that Paharchuray Atonko (terror on hill top), his next Bengali film, will be made in 3D.

He said that the pre-production work of the film would start after the release of Zulfiqar (re-adaptation of Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra) during the puja.

He said that he had been thinking about making a 3D film for some time which would have a good content backed by technical polish for today’s tech-savvy young audience.

“I want to try my hand at different subjects as a director. In between shots we are also doing research on 3D technology’s latest trends,” he said.

The shooting is expected to begin in May-June next year and the location would include snow-clad mountains in Europe.

Prosenjit Chatterjee, who had essayed Kakababu in Mishawr Rawhoshyo (2013), will again don the hat of an adventurer in the film.