Kolkata, September, 2022: Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay, has always mesmerized his readers across generations with his robust writings. Though the author left us back in 2013, his literary works are still very much popular among the Bibliophiles. To honour the author on his birth anniversary and pay a tribute to his oeuvre of writing, Pramod Films, today, announced their next ambitious venture ‘Aranyer Dinratri’ to be directed by Arun Roy.
The lead star cast includes Jeetu Kamal, Sohini Sarkar, Kinjal Nanda, Arno Mukhopadhyay and Anuska Chakraborty amongst others. Music is by Soumya Rit whereas Gopi Bhagat is the DOP and – Sujoy Dutta Roy is the Editor. Suven Kumar Das is the Co Producer of the film.
Arun Roy, who has previously made films like Hiralal & Aath Baro will be adapting ‘Aranyer Dinratri’ from the original novel written by Sunil Gangopadhyay in modern context. The story focuses on the lives of four friends who abandon their modern-day facilities and decide to go back to their roots, they set a journey in the wilderness to find themselves. Will they find peace? Does that word even exist? The story unfolds gradually.
“‘Aranyer Dinratri’ is a cult novel, and we are delighted that the story will have a different outlook as it is set in today’s time. Arun Roys films are always well researched and the narrative is equally popular amongst the audience. Jeetu Kamal, Sohini, Arna, Kinjal, Anuska – they all are stellar performers and we are really excited to work with such talented actors for this production”, said Mr Prateek Chakraborty of Pramod Films.
The shooting will start from Mid February, 2023 and have extensive outdoors in Jharkhand. Aranyer Dinratri will be released during Puja Release next year.