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Manoj Bajpai starrer CHITTAGONG to get wide release

December 27, 2010 05:09:51 PM IST
A S Mitra, Glamsham Editorial
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Director Bedabrato Pain's CHITTAGONG has been garnering a lot of interest worldwide, with international distribution companies showing interest in the film.

This means that the film would getter a bigger release. The film, in all probability, would travel to film festivals like Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Venice next year.

Set in the 1930s British India, CHITTAGONG is a real life story of a 14-year old boy, Jhunku Roy and his journey to find where he belongs. Roy, who had without any thinking, had joined the freedom movement. After he was called a traitor by his peers, Roy was forced to confront doubts of his inner self as his world had turned upside down by then.

"This interested me and I undertook to make this film that relates the story of the kid who lived past the battle of Jalalabad at Chittagong," avers Pain.

Co-produced by Shonali Bose, who had earlier directed AMU, the film has Manoj Bajpai and Barry John in pivotal roles.


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