Famous actors and administrators of the Bengali movie trade have collaborated to supply quick movies conceptualised, shot and edited at particular person houses to place throughout messages of resilience and self-restraint amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
The quick movies, accessible on YouTube, have been broadly shared by Netizens throughout social media platforms.
A 13-minute movie, conceptualised by none aside from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, drives dwelling the message that humanity will conquer disaster and uncertainties. Directed by Arindam Sil, the movie ‘Jhor themey jabey ek din’ (Storm will cross at some point) options the who’s who of the trade, together with Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta, Koel Mullick, Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan, Subhashree Ganguly, Parambrata Chatterjee and Abir Chatterjee.
“Each actor shot his or her half on an iPhone from dwelling and despatched them to me. Bickram Ghosh added music to the movie, which was launched on the event of Bengali New Yr. It was made to create consciousness on COVID-19 and lift funds for the each day wagers,” Sil stated.
Filmmaker-duo Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay and Nandita Roy, in one other 4-minute movie, inform the story of two sisters one a homemaker and the opposite a working lady. “‘Hing’ exhibits how a homemaker and a working lady can complement one another. It was made with the only real goal of bringing smiles on the face of Bengalis who’re sitting at dwelling, stung by the COVID-19 disaster,” Mukhopadhyay stated. “All pictures had been taken individually, primarily based on the script despatched to the actors. After which the rushes had been edited and made into a brief movie,” he stated.
Actor Aryaan Bhowmik, who has been part of a number of acclaimed Bengali movies, additionally made a brief on the pandemic. “My movie ‘Lockdown’ exhibits how a stressed-out particular person lastly learns to understand liberty after the lockdown. This pandemic has taught us to respect Mom Nature,” Bhowmik stated.