Release Date: 13th July, 2018
Maati is a cross-border romantic drama directed by the duo of Leena Gangopadhyay & Saibal Banerjee. The film stars Paoli Dam, Adil Hussain, Aparajita Adhya, Monami Ghosh, Sabitri Chatterjee, Chandan Sen, Shankar Chakraborty, Laboni Sarkar in pivotal roles.
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The movie narrates the journey of Meghla (played by Paoli Dam), who finds out her grandmother had been killed in her ancestral home in Dhaka. Meghla goes back to the ancestral home in Dhaka on a quest to trace her roots. She also faces the murderer’s family who now occupies her house. The theme of Maati is the Partition of 1947, which led to widespread migration, human displacement and relationships, and also Meghla’s trials with truth and humanity while tackling the issues.
Director: Leena Gangopadhyay & Saibal Banerjee | Cast: Paoli Dam, Adil Hussain, Aparajita Adhya, Monami Ghosh, Sabitri Chatterjee, Chandan Sen, Shankar Chakraborty, Laboni Sarkar
Produced by: Saibal Banerjee, Leena Gangopadhyay
Music by: Debajyoti Mishra
Cinematography by: Sirsha Ray
Film Editing by: Subhajit Singha