Punarutthan (Bengali, 2011) - A Film To Encourage The Resurgance Of Bengal | Exclusive Kolkata Bengali Movie Preview

By Aditya Chakraborty

Actress Rituparna Sengupta with Apurba Saha - Kolkata Bengali Movie Punarutthan
Actress Rituparna Sengupta with Apurba Saha

Dolon Roy, Rituparna Sengupta, Apurba Saha and Rishi Mukherjee
Dolon Roy, Rituparna Sengupta, Apurba Saha and Rishi Mukherjee; images © Aditya Chakraborty / WBRi

Calcutta, Feb 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio)  'Punorutthan', a star studded film starring Priyanshu Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta, Victor Banerjee, Raza Murad, Biswajit Chakrabarty, Indrajit, Sabysaschi Chakrabarty, Reema Lagoo and others has a release date of March 4, 2011.

The film is being produced by Pailan Group, a leading player in eastern India having interests in education, sports, FMCG, real estate etc headed by their Chairman Apurba Saha who has also written the story for the film.

Punarutthan is directed by Rishi Mukherjee. The film features songs with lyrics by Chiranjit Basu and music by Ravindra Jain. This is the first production from the house of Pailan and they have plans of producing more films in the future.

The film is about the saga of the Mullick family and how someone from the family later on saves the family from being completely ruined. In fact that person saves the entire prestige and honour of the family. Mahendra Mullick who has a flourishing business in potato flakes loves Sujata and she even gets pregnant, but Mahendra gets married to her elder sister Sabitri. In due course of time they have two sons, Kuntal and Kanchan. They can't manage their business and gradually they lose everything and even their house 'Mullick Villa’ goes up an auction. Siddharta, Mahendra’s son from Sujata comes forward to save the Mullick family and stops the auction with the help of the family solicitor. How the family saga gradually unfolds into a tale of love, power, greed, honour and prestige is what the film is all about.

A few members of the cast like Rituparna, Dolon Roy, the director, Rishi Mukherjee and Sumanta and Rinka, part of the star cast and also winners of the ‘Bengal’s Got Talent Contest’ were present at H.H.I on the occasion of a press meet of ‘Punorutthan’ held recently where Apurba Saha, the chairman of the Pailan Group was also present.