SHIKARI: Bangladeshi Actor Shakib Khan Romances Kolkata Actress Srabonti in New Bangla Movie

By J P Mandal, WBRINN (

Actress Shrabanti (Srabonti, Srabanti)
Shrabanti (WBRi File Photo)

Kolkata, March 14 (Washington Bangla Radio) - Indo-Bangladeshi joint movie ventures are increasing day by day as the joint projects of the two countries have a good prospect of having extended   revenue territory.  The latest such venture is going to see Kolkata Bengali actress Shrabanti and Bangladesh’s top star Shakib Khan coming together in a first.

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The movie has been titled Shikari. Director Joydeep Mukherjee who rose to fame for his Television series Gaaner Opare is directing the movie.

The movie deals with the issue of organ trafficking which is menacing issue for both India and Bangladesh. In the movie actor Sabyasachi Chakrabarty will be seen as an investigative officer who is hell bent on bringing the culprits involved in organ trafficking to justice. But the organised crime racket has a number of powerful people as mentors and beneficiaries who just don’t want to see the operations of the racket getting derailed.

They assign a dynamic and daredevil youth to stop the investigative officer. The role of this youth is being played by Shakib Khan.

Srabanti plays the role of a woman who has been sheltered at the house of the officer played by Sabyasachi Chakrabarty.

All plans of the youth assigned to stop the investing officer goes haywire as he falls in love with the lady staying at his home. But still there is more to the situation than what meets the eye. The rest of the story will be unveiled in the course of the film.

Apart from Shakib, Srabanti and Sabyasachi Chakrabarty the film is going to boast of popular actors from both sides of Bengal, including Kharaj Mukherjee, Lili Chakrabarty and Suprio Datta.

The music of the film is being composed by Indradip Dasgupta.

Shakib Khan has a huge fan base in Bangladesh. He also takes the credit of being the lead star of highest grossing Bangladeshi film of all time.

Srabanti too has a huge number of followers in Bangladesh just like she has in West Bengal. In fact Srabanti’s parents hail from Barishal of Bangladesh.

The film is produced by Eskay movies of Kolkata and Jazz Multimedia of Dhaka. This project is one of the five Indo-Banlgadeshi joint ventures currently in the pipeline of Eskay movies.

One of the five movies features Tollywood superstar Jeet and hot Bangladeshi actress Nusrat Fariya. The movie titled Badshah has bagged Jeet a whopping one crore.

Nusrat Fariya
Nusrat Fariya (WBRi File Photo)

Another one of the movies even stars Bollywood acting powerhouse Irrfan Khan.