a film by suman mukhopadhyay

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main cast

Uncle Dhritiman Chaterji
Damini Rituparna Sengupta
Sachish Subrata Dutta
Sribilash Joy Sengupta
Lilananda Kabir Suman

about the cast

Dhritiman Chaterji

Dhritiman Chaterji commenced his film acting career as the protagonist of Satyajit Ray's Pratidwandi (The Adversary). Most of his acting work has been in the parallel or independent cinema in India, with filmmakers such as Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen and Aparna Sen, among others. He has also worked in English with well-known filmmakers like Jane Campion. Some of his well known films are Aguntuk (Satyajit Ray), Aakaler Sandhane (Mrinal Sen), 36 Chowringhee Lane (Aparna Sen), Black (Sanjay Leela Bhansali) and Perfumed Garden (Jagmohan Mundhra). He has received several acting awards in India and has been on the Jury of the Indian National film Awards. Dhritiman pursues a parallel career in communications and documentary filmmaking. He plays the pivotal role of Sachish's uncle Jagmohan in "Chaturanga".

Rituparna Sengupta

Rituparna is an outstanding actress from Kolkata who has made a niche for herself in the wider realm of Indian cinema. She has worked in almost a hundred films, with directors like Swapan Saha, Haranath Chakraborty, Rituparno Ghosh, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Aparna Sen, Sandip Ray and many others. Her versatile performances have earned her accolades in the state as well as nationally, in mainstream cinema as well as art house productions. She won the Indian National Award for Best Actress for her role in Dahan. She has played the lead female role of Damini in Chaturanga. Click here to visit Rituparna's website.

Subrata Dutta

Subrata is a graduate of the National School of Drama, New Delhi, and has trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He received the Best Actor award at the 8th Osian Cinefan Festival 2006 for the Bengali film, Bibar - Calcutta unabashed. He has, so far, played the lead role in more than eight films in four languages. Actives in both theater and movies, Subrata has essayed the lead role of Sachish in Chaturanga.

Joy Sengupta

Joy has been trained in acting under the guidance of noted theatre director Ebrahim Elkazi. He has had over 15 years of experience on stage, winning the National Award for Best Theatre Actor at the Mahindra Excellence Awards 2006. In cinema, he has worked as an actor with leading Indian directors like Govind Nihalani. His films have been shown in several festivals worldwide. Joy plays the lead supporting role of Sribilash in Chaturanga.

Kabir Suman

Kabir Suman is a musician, songwriter, singer and journalist of great eminence. He composed music, wrote songs and did playback singing for four Bengali feature films. He has released fourteen music albums so far, many of them path breaking best sellers. He was awarded BFJA awards for Best Music Director and Best Lyrist for Probhat Roy's Bengali feature film, Shedin Choitromash in 1998. He has also had a number of publications. Kabir's stage acting debut was in Koushik Sen's Shomudrer Mouno. His film acting debut was in Suman Mukhopadhyay's Herbert (2005). He has acted in several other films since. Kabir plays the supporting role of Lilanandaswami in Chaturanga.

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