Writer-director Bauddhayan Mukherji’s ‘The Violin Player’ is a very sensitive story of a failed violinist’s fateful encounter with a mysterious filmmaker. Actor Ritwick Chakraborty’s character, a struggling violinist, embarks on a journey to face upsetting truths about music, art, life, and survival the day he has a chance encounter with a stranger played by none other than Adil Hussain. The story takes a riveting turn when the stranger appears to be a filmmaker with a suspiciously good job offer which the violinist can’t refuse. The Violin Player has made rounds and won rave reviews at some of the leading international film festivals such as Raindance Film Festival 2018, Durban Film Festival and more.
Featuring a stellar cast comprising of Jisshu Sengupta, Rajatava Dutta, Payel Sarkar, Gargee Roychowdhury and others and directed by ace filmmaker Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Mukhomukhi is an engaging and intriguing tale of a novelist and her husband, who is her biggest critic. When he adds a twist to the story of the latest novel she’s writing, things take an interesting turn in their personal lives as well. Interestingly, the film is based on a play, titled “Abayab” written by the director himself. Watch as the drama unfolds under the artistic direction and innovative screenplay by the crew.
Soumitra Chattopadhyay and Parambrata Chatterjee once again team up, after Param & successful latest directorial & Shonar Pahar & We get to see Soumitra as Amitabho, suffering from Alzheimer's, and Param plays Nilabho, a young doctor. Adding to the acting powerhouse ensemble is Gargee Roychowdhury, who appears as Soumitra’s wife.
While the movie deals with the story of difficult patients, and how the people taking care of the sick are even more affected, there is also a suspenseful undertone to the movie. Need we any more reasons to watch it? Come and be a part of this grand closing move of HBFF2019, and witness the acting brilliance for yourself.