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Kolkata/IBNS: The poster of veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty starrer, Suman Ghosh directorial upcoming Bengali film ‘Kabuliwala’ was unveiled by the makers on Tuesday on the occasion of Children’s Day.
The film is based on Rabindranath Tagore’s short story ‘Kabuliwala’.
The posters of the entire cast, which also includes Abir Chatterjee and Sohini Sarkar, have also been released.
Abir Chatterjee in ‘Kabuliwala’ | Photo courtesy: SVF PR Team
In Tagore’s masterpiece, Chakraborty will play the role of Rahmat, a character that deeply connects with audiences of all ages.
‘Kabuliwala’, the timeless tale of Rahmat is a story of a middle-aged Afghan man, whose heart overflows with fatherly love for a little girl- Mini, in the bustling city of Kolkata set in the year of 1965.
The film captures the period that encapsulates the essence of heartwarming connections and the deep significance of love that knows no boundaries, transcending both borders and cultures.
Sohini Sarkar (L) and Anumegha (R) in ‘Kabuliwala’| Photo courtesy: SVF PR Team
In the year 1957, director Tapan Sinha immortalised Tagore’s heartfelt narrative on the silver celluloid, and now, after a span of 66 years.
Speaking about his role as Rahmat, Chakraborty had shared, “Regarding my portrayal of Rahmat in ‘Kabuliwala,’ I anticipate a deeply emotional journey.
“The character’s unwavering affection and strong bond with Mini evoke profound nostalgia and resonate with audiences universally.”
Mithun Chakraborty in ‘Kabuliwala’ | Photo courtesy: SVF PR Team
Ghosh had earlier collaborated with Chakraborty in the critically acclaimed ‘Nobel Chor’.
The music of the film will be composed by the illustrious Indraadip Dasgupta
‘Kabuliwala’, which is jointly produced by Jio Studios and SVF Entertainment, will get its theatrical release on Christmas this year.