Rajatava explains why Mukhosh is relevant in today's society
The thriller of Argha Deep Chatterjee ‘ Mukhosh ’That launches tomorrow (January 3) stars Paayel Sarkar & Rajatava Dutta facing each other. It also has Prantik Banerjee, Shantilal Mukherjee & debutant Amrita in pivotal roles.
The story begins with a young Amrita filing a complaint about her missing older sister while a senior police inspector, played by Santilal Mukherjee, begins the primary investigation. Amrita believes that her brother-in-law, played by Rajatava Datta, is responsible for her sister's disappearance.
Rajatava Datta will be seen as an influential figure with strong political connections & the incident puts his career in troubled waters. However, despite the influence of Rajatava’s character, the inspector promises to help Amrita out. Prantik Banerjee’s character also comes to her Amrita’s aid. Paayel Sarkar essays Rajatava Datta’s love interest in the thriller with loads of grey shades.
"The word ‘personality’ is derived from the Latin word persona, meaning a mask ( Mukhosh ). I feel the idea of a mask is deeply associated with personality. Most the appearances are probably masks, donned by people, out of social obligations. Similarly, in this film, the characters have multiple identities or personalities. This is a dark comedy & I feel, while watching the film, the audience will gradually peel off the masks of the characters," explains Rajatava while speaking about the thriller.
He is also very much excited to play such a challenging role. “It’s not that we always land down with our dream roles. However, Mukhosh is going to be one of the memorable chapters in the array of works we have done, ”adds the seasoned actor.
Argha Deep Chatterjee He made his directorial debut with the crime thriller 'Jojo' in 2018. His second movie ' Rhododendron ', again a psychological thriller, has not yet been released.