Release: 29th December, 2017
Duration: 100 minutes
Age suitability: Universal
Atanu Ghosh’s latest film Mayurakshi won a National Film Award in the Best Film category. Mayurakshi is Atanu’s sixth feature-length film. Mayurakshi has earlier received four Filmfare Awards including Best Film (Critics Choice), Best Actor (Critics Choice) – (Soumitra Chatterjee), Best Actor (Popular Choice)- (Prosenjit Chatterjee), Best Background Score (Debojyoti Mishra).
WATCh the Trailer:
Director: Atanu Ghosh | Cast: Soumitra Chatterjee, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Indrani Halder, Sudipta Chakraborty
The octogenarian Sushobhan’s life is not an easy one. He manages his daily life with the help of a caregiver, and dementia riddles his memories. This ensures that Sushobhan is in either of two moods, anger or irritation. His son Aryanil’s life has not been much different, with multiple failed marriages tainting his reputation. The film tells the tale about how the chemistry between father and son change, when the latter comes down from his home in Chicago. The situation makes both parties look at their respective situations in different ways.
Production: Friends Communication
Screenplay: Atanu Ghosh
Cinematography: Soumik Halder
Editing: Sujay Datta Ray
Sound: Anirban Sengupta
Music: Debojyoti Mishra
Festivals & Awards: National Film Award – Best Bengali Film, Chitra Bharathi – Best Indian Cinema Award, WBFJA AWARD – Best Film, Best Actor (Soumitra Chatterjee),Best Actor (Prosenjit Chatterjee),Filmfare Award – Best Film (Critics),Best Actor – Critics (Soumitra Chatterjee),Best Actor – Popular (Prosenjit Chatterjee),Best Background Score (Debojyoti Mishra), Hiralal Sen Award for Best Film – Federation of Film Societies of India,New York Indian Film Festival, International Film Festival Of South Asia , Bangalore International Film Festival