Look At The Picture Made In The Form Of Mahasweta Devi
On the one hand, his pen, on the other hand, his clear position in the field of politics, starting from the tribal world … Arindam Sheel’s next film ‘Mahananda’ is being made with the inspiration of the literary Mahasweta Devi. Gargi Roy Chowdhury in the title role in the film.
Gargi said, “The ideal of Mahasweta Devi is the premise of this film. So my look in the picture is like his. Everyone has thought about this look. Director Arindam Sheel’s input was there. Makeup artist Somnath Kundu, hairstylist Hema Munshi have all created the look of ‘Mahananda’. Glasses and watches have played a very important role here. And the style of wearing sari has also changed. Mahananda’s post-wedding attire is a sari, and when she is in her middle age, her attire is becoming plain.
In the film, Devashankar Haldar is playing the role of Bidhan Bhattacharya in the style of Bijan Bhattacharya. “Bijan Bhattacharya doesn’t look the same to me anymore. So there is an attempt to imitate him, not to imitate him. So I got some freedom in Luke and my character. ” Other characters will be Isha Saha and Arna Mukherjee.
The shooting started at a house in North Kolkata in April. But keeping in mind the Corona situation, it was postponed for the time being after a few days of shooting. If the situation improves, the whole unit will return to the floor in mid-May. The film will also be shot in Birbhum and Jhansi. The novel ‘Queen of Jhansi’ will also play an important role in this film.
“Mahasweta Devi, while writing ‘Queen of Jhansi’, talked to people around Jhansi and brought up a lot of information … From there, she made connections with people. In my film, the person Mahasweta and his created character are merging into one, Mahananda is being created. The look of the character is also planned that way. The path of revolution that he has shown will also be shown in the film. All I can say is that such a strong political picture is being made in a few days, ”said director Arindam Shil.
Tathagata Bhattacharya, the grandson of Mahasweta Devi, has helped in creating the look of this film.