Entertainment Desk: The Dhaka movie ‘Priya Satyajit’, made on the occasion of the birth centenary of the legendary filmmaker of the Indian subcontinent, is being released after EID.
Producer Prasoon Rahman has released a pair of posters of the movie ‘Priyo Satyajit’ on Friday night ahead of his death anniversary on April 23.
Prasoon Rahman said that the movie has already got censor clearance; After EID, ‘Priya Satyajit’ will be released in cinemas.
Though there was a plan to release on the occasion of Satyajit Ray’s birth anniversary on May 2, it has been postponed, said Prasoon.
The movie is made under the banner of Emation Creator, the producer’s own production company.
According to the producer, Satyajit Ray has a direct and indirect influence on the development of many filmmakers in the subcontinent. Most of the people who have been interested in making life-oriented films for the last 50 years are almost ideal producers. With such passion, this tribute film called ‘Priyo Satyajit’ was made in Bangladesh.
The film was shot in the house of Satyajit Ray’s grandfather Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury in Kishoreganj and a few other areas and a house in Old Dhaka.
According to the producer, the story of the movie is about three filmmakers of three periods. The first is Ray himself. Who exists there even though he is not present. And the other two of the next two generations.
While visiting the house of his grandfather Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury with Satyajit Ray and his creations, new producer Aparajita Haque discovered another story of veteran producer Asif Mahmud who was associated with Satyajit Ray’s ‘Apu Trilogy’.
Ahmed Rubel has played the role of veteran producer Asif Mahmood and Moutussi Biswas has played the role of new producer Aparajita.
Other special characters are Pankaj Majumder, Saeed Babu, Sangeeta Chowdhury, Lavanya Chowdhury, Ehsanul Haque, Nusrat Jahan Nadi, and Abir.
Some real crew is playing the role of Aparajita’s collaborating film crew. Among them are photographers Nazmul Hasan, Rasif Chowdhury, Mukhar, Abiha, Shamim, and Zafar.