Popular Tollywood actress Koushani Mukherjee started shooting of her new Bangladeshi film ‘Piya Re’ in Chandpur on Tuesday. In the movie, Koushini will be seen opposite Shanto Khan, the new sensation of Dhallywood.
Under the banner of Shapla Medai, the film is being directed by Pujan Majumder. Shanto’s father Selim Khan is the producer of the movie. Selim is also the owner of Shapla Media.
Earlier, Koushani Mukherjee arrived in Bangladesh on Monday.
According to producer Selim Khan, apart from Shanto and Koushani, the film will also feature two veteran actors from Kolkata, Rajatava Dutta and Kharaj Mukherjee.
He also said that a work permit has been obtained from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to bring foreign artistes to work in the country’s film industry.
Koushani is playing the lead in yet another Bangladeshi film directed by Shamim Ahmed Roni, opposite Bonny Sengupta of Kolkata and to shoot for the song and dance sequences for this yet-untitled film, they were parked in Kashmir earlier in June.
Koushani Mukherjee is an Indian film actress-turned to politician. She mainly appears in Bengali films. Koushani began her film career in 2015 with Raj Chakraborty's movie ‘Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey’. In 2016, she appeared in ‘Kelor Kirti’, a romantic comedy directed by Raja Chanda. In 2017, she was cast in a new release by Ravi Kinnagi.