Mithila to Play Abhagi in Celluloid Version of Sarat Chandra’s ‘Abhagir Swargo’

A bengali film based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyaya’s popular short story ‘Abhagir Swargo’ is being made by Anirban Chakraborty. The Screenplay of the film titled as ‘O Abhagi’ is also being written by the director himself. The film is being presented by Swabhumi Entertainment and being produced by Dr. Prabir Bhaumik.

First look of Mithila as Abhagi

The Cast of the film has been revealed. Bangladeshi actress Rafiath Rashid Mithila will be seen as Abhagi. Rj Sayan will play the role of Rasik. Subrata Dutta will be seen as Jamindar. Debjani Chatterjee will be seen as Ginni Ma. Rj Jinia will play the role of Tagor. Krishno Banerjee will play as Kesta.
Sourav Halder will portay the role of Kangali and Ishan Mazumder will be seen as Yamraj.

The cinematography is being done by Malay Mondal. Sujay Datta Ray will edit the film. Music Direction is being done by Mousumi Chatterjee. The playback will be done by Rupankar Bagchi, Lagnajita Chakraborty, Animesh Roy (Bangladesh, Coke Studio Bangla), Chandrani Banerjee and Anirban Roy.

Commenting on the film Director Anirban Chakraborty said, “Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was such an author who always gave a lot of content in just a single line and all his stories and novels are familiar to film scripts, that’s why he is my favourite. ‘O ABHAGI’ is an adaptation of ‘ABHAGIR SWARGO’. The raw and harsh reality of rural culture has been portrayed in this film. The presentation and the treatment of every audio visual part is unique and experimental. A lot of new central characters are added in the screenplay with the main characters created by Sarat Chandra. The challenge was to create something new without tampering the essence of the actual story.”

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