Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Melbourne acclaims 7 Indian Bengali films at IFFM

Seven Indian Bengali films have made the cut to this year’s Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The festival begins in August second week and is likely to feature a wide array of 100 Indian Films (including shorts and features),reports Times of India.

The films that have been selected from Bengal are ‘Jharokh’ by Aneek Chaudhuri, ‘Mayar Jonjal’ by Indranil Roy Chowdhury, ‘Abhijaan’ by Parambrata Chattopadhyay, ‘Abhijatrik’ by Subhrajit Mitra, ‘Shimul Polaash Kotha’ by Ahrujit Nandy, ‘Nona Joler Kabbo’ by Rezwaan Shahriar, and ‘Dwitiyo Purush’ by Srijit Mukherji.

Jharokh by Aneek Chaudhuri is making a World Premiere at the festival and this is an 80 minute feature-length film that talks about the topic of the desire to escape from daily life, and the dire need to do so. This is Aneek’s third fourth consecutive appearance at the film festival and he terms it to be an ‘endearing experience’.