Shoojit Sircar’s film October is set to release on 13th April 2018 and the film has a melancholy tone to it, the songs and the trailer shows a very slow driven drama about friendship and unsaid bond of love where Banita Sandhu’s character Shiuli is cared by Dan which is played by Varun Dhawan.
Actress Banita said, “Shiuli as a character as a person is very very calm and centered and I had to calm down to that.”
The actress is shown as a hotel management student who has a very hands on approach towards her career and seems very focused.
Director Shoojit Sircar said, “I wanted a girl who looked like Shiuli, who looked a little South Indian and also someone whose eyes would speak a lot, ” he further added, “The hardest work done by someone in the film is actually this girl, Banita”.
Producer Ronnie Lahiri said, “It’s an important role. For me, it is one the best debut.”
Co star Varun Dhawan also showered praises for Banita stating, “She is a selfless actor, so giving… The type of work she has put in for a person is unbelievable.”
Directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by Ronnie Lahiri, the film is scheduled to release on 13th April 2018.