Bengali movie ‘Avijatrik’, which pays tribute to the long-lasting Satyajit Ray and Soumitra Chatterjee, has received Greatest Movie, Greatest Music and Greatest Manufacturing Design awards at 2021 Caleidoscope Indian Movie Pageant of Boston. The movie is directed by Subhrajit Mitra, produced by Gaurang Jalan and co-produced by Madhur Bhandarkar.
‘Avijatrik’, a tribute to Satyajit Ray, Ravi Shankar and Soumitra Chatterjee, takes off from ‘Apur Sansar’, the place the trilogy resulted in 1959. The film relies on the final one-third of Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay’s novel ‘Aparajita’.
The Madhur Bhandarkar movie, ‘Avijatrik’ earlier traveled to IFFI (Worldwide Movie Pageant of India – chosen in Panorama) and KIFF (Kolkata Worldwide Movie Pageant) and later to prestigious worldwide movie festivals like Shanghai Worldwide Movie Pageant( chosen in Panorama), Miami Worldwide Movie Pageant, Montreal Impartial Movie Pageant and Seattle Movie Pageant, amongst others.
Madhur Bhandarkar mentioned, “We’re blissful to listen to about including extra awards in our kitty with ‘Avijatrik’s journey at CIFFB. As a filmmaker, there isn’t any higher reward than seeing your movie resonating with audiences all throughout.”
The story is the journey of a father and his son and the way the daddy relives his total childhood by way of the eyes of his son. The story revolves round a elegant bond between a father, Apu, and his 6-year-old son Kajol who misplaced his mom to an unpropitious destiny throughout his start. Apu lastly bids farewell to his village, his metropolis, his motherland and embarks on a spirited journey with Kajol and buddy Shankar. They go in the hunt for new beginnings, to unexplored terrains in a faraway land.
Speaking in regards to the awards at CIFFB, producer Gaurang Jalan mentioned, “This yr has been exceptional for ‘Avijatrik’. We got down to make a movie that will be a befitting tribute to maestros Satyajit Ray, Soumitra da (Soumitra Chatterjee) and Pandit Ravi Shankar. As a producer, I’m very pleased with such a heartwarming response from movie festivals all around the world.”
The music of Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie is given by Bickram Ghosh whereas the title observe is a variation by Anoushka Shankar, of her father Pandit Ravi Shankar’s iconic ‘Pather Panchali’ theme.
‘Avijatrik’ stars Arjun Chakrabarty, Ditipriya Roy and Arpita Chatterjee in key roles.