Bengali cine star Jisshu U Sengupta who plays the lead of Kamaleshwar Mukherjee’s next venture ‘Mukhomukhi’ confessed that he failed to understand the plotof the movie when the director first narrated it to him.
Jisshu made this confession during the press conference of the
movie which was held at a city hotel recently.
The actor who is known for his stellar performances in huge number Bengali films as well as highly successful Bollywood flicks like ‘Mardaani’, ‘Barfi’ and ‘Piku’ plays the role of Shounak in the film. Shounak is an aspiring musician. Jisshu has been casted opposite Payel Sarkar in Mukhomukhi and the two plays separated couple.
During the press conference Jishu said, “ I really could not understand the concept of the when I listen to the first narration. It took many one on one sessions with the director to make me understand the plot as well as my character. Then I realised that this is everyone’s story and every single person can relate it with their own respective lives.”
The movie also stars a bevy of well known actors which includes Rajatava Dutta, Gargee Roy Chowdhury, Saheb Bhattyacharya, Darshana Banik, Ushashie Chakrabrty and Anjan Dutta.
Gagee Roy Chowdhury will be portraying the role of a middle aged novelist. Rajatava will be seen in the role of her husband. Veteran actor Anjan Dutta has been casted in the role of a globe trotter who turns the life of Gargee’s character upside down.
The movie will be narrated to the audience in a non-linear form, a narrative style rarely ventured in Bengali film Industry. It will be interesting to watch how the director and Ace editor fares through the challenging path of non linear narrative. The script has been written by Padmanava Dasgupta, another ace in his own field.
The music of the film has been composed by Debojyoti Mishra and one can bet it to be soulful.
The movie releases in the month of February next year.