Launch of New Film Studio "Chhanojji" Near Calcutta

By Aditya Chakraborty

Dilip Mukherjee, Jishu Dasgupta and Prabhat Roy
Dilip Mukherjee, Jishu Dasgupta and Prabhat Roy

A dummy shot at Princeton sets the ball rolling
A dummy shot at Princeton sets the ball rolling

Calcutta, Oct 16, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Chhannoji Studio, a state of the art studio, is coming up at Falta which is around 32 KM from Kolkata city. The studio aims to provide multiple facilites all under one roof.

The studio includes supply of all equipment, green rooms and accommodations for cast and crew. There are editing setups with all kinds of post-production facilities. It will have ready locations like swimming pools, college buildings etc. for the purpose of shooting. The studio features Wi-Fi internet access as well.

Since the concept here is of studios within a studio with all the necessary facilities, the two studios which are coming up initially are ‘Studio Satyajit Ray’ and ‘Studio Ritwik Ghatak’ which will have all the necessary facilities. A10,200 sq ft "Tapan Sinha" area will also be commissioned in the coming months.

Madan Hada, Gopal Kedia and Sujjoy Banerjee are the people behind Chhannoji. The studio also plans to produce a docu-feature about River-Blindness at Sunderbans which will be screened and aired too.

The official launch of this upcoming studio took place on Saturday at Princeton where eminent personalities like Prabhat Roy,  Jishu Dasgupta, Chinmoy Roy and Dilip Mukherjee were felicitated on the occasion. Many TV actors and actresses were present to lend support to the project.


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