Kolkata is synonymous with struggle, which is the spirit of the city, and that is why it resonates well with our character: Arijit Biswas
The trailer trailer and the movie poster, Surjo Pri th ibir Chardike Ghore, received a warm response from people recently. The film, which according to the team focuses on philosophy, ideology and a strong belief in the sun, is a sociopolitical drama based on dichotomies and juxtapositions of thoughts.
Speaking about the movie, director Arijit Biswas said: “Everyone likes the story of a helpless person. Our mythical heroes always fight against insurmountable odds and win. And what can be more surprising than the story of a street scientist challenging the science that runs the world. Winning or losing is irrelevant. This is a fight that must be seen to be believed.
The movie also has an interesting story. True TC Paul has been relentlessly trying to prove to the world that it is the sun that revolves around the earth. His work has taken 40 years apart from being employed in the Army. Based on a true story, the film is a fictional representation that has even won hearts and praise in the 24th. th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) last year. Arijit has been awarded Best Director at KIFF in th and Indian Language Competition section. He has also won Best Film and Best Director in International Film Festival of Pune, 2019.
The film is yet to have its commercial release and th e interest people have shown in th e subject at th e trailer launch is encouraging for th e team. “I am hopeful th at th e film will get a good release. I am sure th at th e people of Bengal will like th is kind of a subject and appreciate our efforts. Irrespective of its hit or miss status, I would want th e film to reach th e audience. Kolkata is synonymous wi th struggle, which is th e spirit of th e city, and th us it resonates well wi th our character, ”said th e director, who has co-written for films like Agent Vinod (2012), Badlapur (2015) and Andhadhun (2018) wi th Sriram Raghavan.
The cast of th e film includes Chiranjeet Chakraborty Meghnadh Bhattacharya Anjan Dutt , Sreela Majumdar, Paran Bandyopadhyay, Pallavi Chatterjee, Suchandra Vaaniya and o th ers.