Whilst the discharge of Soumitra Chatterjee biopic ‘Abhijaan’ has been delayed as a consequence of surge in COVID-19 instances within the nation, the movie has been chosen for screening on the London Indian Movie Competition (LIFF) 2021 version, Director Parambrata Chatterjee mentioned.
Supported by the British Film Institute (BFI) and funds from the Nationwide Lottery, the annual film festival will open on June 17 and screening can be held in London, Birmingham and Manchester till July 4.
The director tweeted ”A shiny piece of reports in these troubled occasions! Honoured by the choice @LoveLIFF @weLoveBIFF Screening to be held at BFI, Southbank this June.” ”Congratulations to the entire solid and crew @Roadshow_Films @RatanshreeN @Jisshusengupta #Abhijaan #SoumitroChattopadhyay,” the tweet mentioned.
The pageant authorities on Thursday unveiled the line-up for its 2021 version as a ”love letter to India”, amid the continuing hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic within the sub- continent.
In Abhijaan, post-production work of which was full and trailer launched in the long run of March eyeing a attainable Might launch, the 84-year previous Dada Saheb Phalke recipient had portrayed himself through the later part of his life, whereas Jisshu Sengupta has essayed the youthful Soumitra on the display. Highly effective Bengali actors Paoli Dam, Rudranil Ghosh, veteran Madhabi Mukhopadhyay enact different vital roles. Celebrity Prosenjit Chatterjee is in a shock function.
Manufacturing home sources mentioned the pandemic has delayed the movie’s launch within the nation however they’ll await the scenario to turn out to be conducive and screenings resume in theatres.
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