Explore the captivating world of Binodini Dasi through the lens of Director Ram Kamal Mukherjee's upcoming film, "Binodini: Ekti Natir Upakhyan."
Rukmini Maitra's stunning portrayal of the legendary theatre actress is a must-watch. Get insights into the cast, director, and the making of this cinematic tribute.
Unveiling the Essence of Binodini Dasi's Life: A Cinematic Journey
On November 9, 2023, Director Ram Kamal Mukherjee revealed a new poster for his much-anticipated film, "Binodini: Ekti Natir Upakhyan."
This cinematic venture pays homage to the iconic theatre actress Binodini Dasi, delving into her life against the backdrop of 150 years of Bengali theatre.
Rukmini Maitra - A Mesmerizing Binodini
Stepping into the shoes of Binodini Dasi is the talented Rukmini Maitra, whose dedication to the role is evident in the unveiled poster.
Rukmini Maitra underwent rigorous workshops with Sudipta Chakraborty and immersed herself in Kathak training under Shouvik, a disciple of the renowned Pandit Birju Maharaj Ji.
Director Ram Kamal Mukherjee, in a social media post, shared his reflections on the project, drawing inspiration from Girish Chandra Ghosh's poignant final words to Ramkrishna.
The film promises a deep exploration of Binodini's life, capturing the essence of her journey in the world of theatre.
Q: Who are the key cast members of "Binodini: Ekti Natir Upakhyan"?
A: The film features Rukmini Maitra as Binodini Dasi, alongside Om Sahani, Rahul Bose, Kaushik Ganguly, Gautam Halder, Mir, and Chandreyee Ghosh.
Q: What is the film's production team?
A: "Binodini: Ekti Natir Upakhyan" is produced by Prateek Chakravorty and Dev Adhikari, with Priyanka Poddar contributing to the story, screenplay, and dialogues. The film's cinematography is by Soumik Halder, edited by Pronoy Dasgupta, with music composed by Soumyajit Sourendra, and art direction overseen by Tanmoyy Chakravorty.
Q: Who are the notable characters portrayed in the film?
A: Kaushik Ganguly portrays actor-writer-director Girish Chandra Ghosh, Om Sahani plays Kumar Bahadur, Binodini's love interest, and Rahul Bose takes on the role of Ranga Babu, Binodini's supporter and eventual husband. Mir brings the character of businessman Gurmukh Rai to life.
Q: When did the filming take place, and what can audiences expect?
A: Filming for "Binodini: Ekti Natir Upakhyan" commenced in February and concluded in March of the same year. While the teaser, trailer, and official release date are yet to be announced, the film promises to be a cinematic journey, unveiling the extraordinary life of Binodini Dasi.
In addition to this significant project, Rukmini Maitra is set to feature in Boomerang, Draupadi, and Tariq.
Notably, her portrayal of Binodini Dasi marks her tenth film in a career that continues to captivate audiences.
This collaboration with Director Ram Kamal Mukherjee adds another layer to Mukherjee's portfolio, which includes notable directorial ventures such as Cakewalk, Rickshawala, Season's Greetings, Broken Frame, Shubho Bijoya, and Ek Dua.
Stay tuned for more updates on the cinematic exploration of Binodini Dasi's remarkable life.