Dev and Rukmini to be seen as King and Queen in a fairytale story
Christmas and New Year is just around the corner. For most of us holiday plans are ready. But if you are looking for planning something for Christmas 2019, then Dev has a suggestion for you. Dev has recently announced his next production which is slotted to release during Christmas 2019. The film will be titled as Hobuchandra Rajar Gobuchandra Mantri. It will be a fairy tale story, based on two short stories written by Dakshinaranjan Mitra. As per the makers the film will be made mainly for kids but grown ups also will be able to enjoy it. That is why it will be released during the Christmas season when the kids have winter holidays.
The film will feature a King, his queen and his Mantri as the main protagonist. Dev will be seen as the King and Rukmini Maitra will play the queen. Search is still on for the actor who can play the Mantri. Director Aniket Chattopadhyay has few names in his mind including Bratya Basu for this character but nothing has been finalized yet. Also there is no hurry for the final casting as there is enough time to start shooting for the film. Before this Aniket Chattopadhyay will start shooting for the biopic of Subhasini Mistry which is expected to release during summer vacations in 2019.
As the film will revolve around a kingdom so extensive research will be done to make the sets and costumes appropriate with the era. In fact Dev has plans to use the sets of Baahubali to give the kingdom a grand royal look in the film. Fairy tale stories are very popular in Bengali television but in movies we have not seen any such story for a long time. As usual Dev, as a producer, is okay to opt for an unconventional subject. Hopefully his film will set a new trend for fairy tale stories in Bengali cinema.