Parambrata Chattopadhyay Directs Prosenjit For The First Time - Lorai (The Fight … For Survival)


Kolkata, January 12(Washington Bangla Radio, USA) -  GreenTouch Entertainment, today, announced the launch of their most ambitious project Lorai (The Fight … For Survival), featuring Prosenjit Chattopadhyay in a challenging role, yet again. Actor / Director Parambrata Chattopadhyay has conceived the story and will be directing the movie.

“I was fully engrossed when Parambrata narrated the story of Lorai (The Fight … For Survival) to me. The character has various shades, which as an actor, appealed to me. I play the role of a football coach who has gone through various trials and tribulations in life and is assigned to build a football team in a village. The story then takes various twists and turns. With Param at the helm of affairs, it will be a treat for the audience”, said Mr Prosenjit Chattopadhyay.


“Though we have shared screen space earlier, it is indeed a privilege to get a chance to direct Bumba Da. I have written Lorai (The Fight … For Survival) keeping only him in the mind. The genre of the film is completely different from the ones I have directed earlier. The story is about a person’s survival, redemption and how he takes on the challenges, fighting all the odds. I am indeed very excited to start the shooting”, said Mr Parambrata Chattopadhyay.

To be shot extensively in Kolkata & Bolpour, Lorai (The Fight … For Survival), has Arjun Chakrabarty, Payel Sarkar, Kharaj Mukherjee & Kanchan Mallick in the cast. The film will also feature a host of well known footballers playing cameos. The music will be scored by Indraadip Dasgupta. Gopi Bhagat is the Director of Photography & Bodhaditya Bandyopadhyay will be in charge of Editing. Sarathi Guha is the Line Producer & Arijit Riju Dutta is the Executive Producer.


“Lorai (The Fight … For Survival) is a unique project and we are extremely proud to have Bumba Da & Parambrata on board for this movie. It is a poignant tale and will be a different experience for the cinegoers”, said Mr Shyam Sundar Das of GreenTouch Entertainment.

The story is about Sebastian Paes, who is a yesteryear’s star Anglo Indian footballer of the Kolkata Football League. He was forced into premature retirement because of an untimely and deadly injury. Today he is in his early fifties, living in the dingy lanes of Bow Barracks, he coaches some kids from a small time football academy. His is a life wasted in failure and alcohol and his wife and daughter have left him long ago. He can’t wait to leave for Australia, where he wishes to join his nephew on his farm. At this juncture he receives a new assignment where he is sent to a remote rural corner of Bengal on a government mission to train young villagers in football and make a team. Upon landing in this devastatingly poor and insurgency prone area, Paes discovers a new India, and in the process of imparting football training to the poor villagers, redeems the villagers and also re-invents himself.