Bicycle Kick: Bengali Movie Preview - The Latest Soccer Film
By Jyoti Prakash Mandal
Kolkata, Nov 11, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) ‘Bicycle Kick’ - the joint directorial Venture of Debashish Sen Sharma and Sumit Das - is the latest football (soccer) movie of Tollywood.
After ‘Teen Yaari Kotha’, this year will see another film directed by not one but a pair of directors. Debashish Sen Sharma and Sumit Das are ready with their upcoming film ‘Bicycle Kick’. Produced by Success Life Creation Pvt Limited, which is mainly a wellness organisation, the film has ‘Football’ as its primary subject.
The story revolves rounds a boy called Rubayet and depicts the tale of his rise to fame from absolute anonymit. The role of Rubayet is being played by Saurabh Chatterjee. Saurabh bears a notable film pedigree. He is the grandson of Subrata Chatterjee who passed away some years ago. Actor Tarun Kumar, brother of legend Uttam Kumar is also his grandfather from maternal side. Saurabh received huge appreciation for his role in the famous Bengali science fiction movie Patalghar which released in the year 2003. Patalghar was the first Bengali film the budget of which touched Rs 1 crore mark. Saurabh played the lead role of the teenager Kartik in that movie.
The film also stars upcoming actor Ritwick Chakraborty who will play the role of Saurabh’s coach in the movie. He will be seen in the film as ‘Moti da’; The film also has Riddhima Ghosh as the female lead of the movie. Her celluloid name for the film is ‘Madhabilata’.
The story of the film goes on like this:
In a sudden incident while Rubayet was coming back from college one day, he showed that he can do wonders with a football. He even amazes himself and aamazes so much that he himself took a shock and flied the spot. The incident does not failed to catch the eyes of Moti da, the football coach, realizes the potentialty in Rubayet. Moti da gradually becomes Rubayet’s coach. Rubayet who is an extremely introvert, and shy kind of person likes to keep himself aloof from everyone but still he never misses a single day in the Coaching Centre of Moti da because of Madhabilata, the love interest of Moti da. Actually Madhabilata was also the first love of Rubayet he never could expressed his love to Madhabilata. Rubayet also had different problems in his family and personal life. Moti da his Coach, becomes his guide not only in football ground but also in his personal life where Rubayet was facing hard storm.
The film also shows psychological development as Rubayet fights depression to achieve his objects. The production house, i.e. Success Life Creation Pvt. Ltd., actually provides customized training solutions to aspiring individual, employees, professionals, businessmen with the objective of grooming them properly and tries to bring their best and unrealized potentialty. Hence such a theme was chosen by them for their debut venture in films.
There will be a lot of expectations from the music department of the film. While Joy Sarkar is the music director of the film, the list of singers include big names like Shantanu Mukherjee, Somalata, and Anupam Roy.
Eyes will also be on the director duo of Debashish Sen Sharma and Sumit Das. Debashish Sen Sharma, a post-graduate in English and Film Studies from Jadavpur University has been into into film-making, teaching and making presentations for several years. Sumit Das, who did his post-graduation in journalism and mass communication, has previously worked on many documentaries.