TIRANDAZ SHABOR (2022)

Gritty, grounded, and impactful! The new Shabor thriller is a winner — Ambar Chatterjee Tirandaz Shabor is the fourth film in the Shabor franchise after Ebar Shabor (2015), Egoler Chokh (2016), and Asche Abar Shabor (2018). The film’s story follows a similar structure to the previous Shabor films, but the treatment, in this case, differentiates it from the rest…

APARAJITO (2022)

Dense, engrossing, and intriguing! Anik Datta’s film about the making of Pather Panchali is a winner all the way — Ambar Chatterjee For a filmi keeda like me, a film about the making of a film is even more interesting than the actual film. If the film in question happens to be the great Pather Panchali,…

FELUDAR GOYENDAGIRI: DARJEELING JAWMJAWMAT (2022)

Release Date: 17/06/2022 Platform: Hoichoi Cast: Tota Roy Choudhury, Kalpan Mitra, Anirban Chakraborty, Rahul Banerjee Director: Srijit Mukherji Tota and Anirban’s spirited performances save an otherwise lackluster Feluda Adventure — Ambar Chatterjee Ever since Srijit Mukherjee took over the Feluda Franchise and cast Tota Roy Choudhury as the titular character, the franchise has seen a…

MUKHOSH (2021)

Release Date: 19/08/2021 Platform: Hoichoi Cast: Anirban Bhattacharya, Anirban Chakrabarti, Tota Roy Chowdhury  Director: Birsa Dasgupta “Propelled by strong performances and breakneck pacing, Mukhosh proves to be a worthy remake” — Ambar Chatterjee Mukhosh is a remake of the much-celebrated Malayalam thriller Anjaam Pathiraa. While the story and the characters remain the same as they were in the…

FELUDA PHEROT- SEASON 1 : CHHINNAMASTAR ABHISHAP (2020)

Release Date: 25/12/2020 Cast: Tota Roy Chowdhury, Anirban Chakrabarti, Kalpan Mitra, Dhritiman Chatterjee Directed By: Srijit Mukherji A nostalgic retread of one of my favorite characters and stories of all times There is a strange benevolence in ignorance. Even though I love the character of Feluda and have seen every one of his previous adventures…

GUMNAAMI (2019)

Release Date: 02/10/2019 Cast: Prosenjit Chatterjee, Anirban Bhattacharya, Tanusree Chakraborty, Biplab Dasgupta, Shyamal Chakraborty Director: Srijit Mukherji Anuj Dhar made it his life’s work to uncover the secrets surrounding the death of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and his life after the alleged plane crash. He believed that Netaji didn’t die in that fateful plane crash…

VINCI DA (2019)

Release Date: 12/04/2019 Cast: Rudranil Ghosh, Ritwick Chakraborty, Anirban Bhattacharya, Sohini Sarkar Director: Srijit Mukherji Vinci Da got his name during a tea table argument with two other gentlemen who were hollering over the greatness Van Gough, Dali, etc. Vinca Da got christened as such because of his undying reverence for Da Vinci. The men…

BIRD OF DUSK (2019)

Release Date: 1/2/2019 Director: Sangeeta Datta Cast: Rituparno Ghosh, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Aparna Sen, Mir, Kaushik Ganguly, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aishwarya Rai, Arjun Rampal. Bird of Dusk is a documentary on the acclaimed and colorful Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh. The documentary tries to draw a picture of the man as he grows from a…

SHAH JAHAN REGENCY (2019)

Director: Srijit Mukherjee Cast: Parambrata Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Swastika Mukherjee, Anjan Dutt, Anirban Bhattacharya, Mamata Shankar, Rittika Sen, Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee, Rudranil Ghosh. Release Date: 18/01/2019 Shah Jahan Regency is a remake of Chowringhee (Uttam Kumar, 1968) which was based on acclaimed writer Shankar’s novel of the same name. As I was about to walk…

ASCHHE ABAR SHABOR (2018)

Release Date: 19/01/2018 Cast: Saswata Chatterjee, Subhrajeet Dutta, Gaurav Chakraborty, Indraneil Sengupta, Lolita Chatterjee, Anindya Chattopadhyay, Anjana Basu, Mir Afsar Ali Director: Arindam Sil Shabor Dasgupta (Saswata Chatterjee) comes back to solve the grisly rape and murder of two women that though feels disconnected is tied together by a common manner of killing and some shadowy…

EK JE CHILO RAJA (2018)

Release Date: 12/10/2018 Director: Srijit Mukherji Cast: Jisshu Sengupta, Anjan Dutt, Anirban Bhattacharya, Aparna Sen, Jaya Ahsan, Rudranil Ghosh Based on the almost unbelievable “Bhowal Sanyasi court case”, Ek Je Chilo Raja chronicles the story Raja Mahendra Kumar Chowdhury (Jisshu Sengupta) a reclusive man with a heart of gold. He spent most of his time…

GUPTODHONER SANDHANE (2018)

Guptodhoner Sandhane is directed by Dhrubo Banerjee and stars Abir Chatterjee as Shubarna Sen aka Shonada, a history professor at Oxford who returns to his country and his roots after a hiatus of 8 years. As he teams up with his nephew, Abir (Arjun Chakrabarty) and sets out to discover a huge cache of treasure…