Soumya Sarkar's New Bangla Crime Thriller Movie "K…?": When Cops and Scribes Fight Crime
By Priyanka Dutta / WBRINN
Rupa and Tathagata
Kolkata, May 9, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Soumya Sarkar’s new film “K…?” was announced recently at a press meet held at Kolkata Press Club. The director who had earlier directed period films based on Rabindranath Tagore’s stories is venturing into a crime thriller with this film. The important element of this film is that the highlight of the role of police and journalists who are considered to be the guard of social security. When the two forces combine, they can fight crime more efficiently. This is the basis of the story “K…?”.
Pulokita and Soumya
During the announcement of the film, director Soumya Sarkar who has also written the script of the film shed light on the story of the film. Niladri works as an executive engineer in a software company. He had lost both his parent in his childhood. He is a handsome, well natured honest man and naturally women get attracted to him. However he stays away from women. His colleague and friend, Rudra gives him a number of a girl named Mallika.
Niladri does not want any physical involvement with the girl. During one of the visits to the flat of Mallika, he left behind his lighter, handkerchief and cigarette pack at the flat. Mallika gets murdered and he becomes the prime suspect. Srirupa, an investigative journalist meets him and helps him in his effort to prove his innocence. The rest of the story is about whether Niladri can find prove his innocence and if the actual culprit can be found out.
The role of Niladri is played by Tathagata Mukherjee and that of Srirupa is played by Rupa Bhattacharya. The other actors who are in this film include Pulokita Ghosh, Soma Chakraborty, Dulal Lahiri, Pilu Bhattacharya, Sudip Chakraborty, Moon Dasgupta, Tuhin Kumar, Saheli Goswami and others. Tathagata who plays the role of Niladri is actually quite excited on the role that he has been offered. Playing an introvert boy who gets accused in a murder case and then proving himself to be innocent is quite a challenging role for the actor. Rupa was all smiles when she commented on her role in the film. “My character is a bit tomboyish and Soumya da found these traits in me. Hence he selected me for the role. She smokes, talks very much and is intelligent. I am quite excited about the role that I am playing in this film. I hope the audience likes me in this role” added the actress who looked sexy in her short black skirt and grey halter neck top. Pulokita who had worked earlier in the period films directed by Soumya sarkar wished the director good luck for this film. “I am really happy to be working again with Soumya in “K..?”. He is venturing into a new genre now and I know he will do justice to the film”, added the actress.
Chandan and Pilu
The music is another highlight of this film and the music director Chandan Dodo Ray shed light on why his music is different. “The track recording of the songs has been done with the help of live musicians. No digital tracks have been used. The singers who are going to lend their voices to the songs include Jojo, Pilu Bhattacharya, Sidhu, Rupsha Guha, Ipshita Mukherjee. The songs have a Latin feel to it. This will be quite different from the regular songs that you listen. The songs will be more rhythmic, lively and vivacious. I hope you will be enjoying it” said Chandan Dodo Ray, the lyricist and music director of the film.
Chandan Dodo Ray