Debutant director Sayantan Ghoshal is all set to direct his first film Jokher Dhon, the Hemendra Kumar Ray classic and a must-read for Bengali children, is being turned into a film. Interestingly , the popular story from the Bimal-Kumar series has earlier been made into a film in 1939 starring Ahindra Choudhury and Chhaya Devi. The sequel, Abar Jokher Dhon, the adventure story with the elements of thriller was turned into a TV series.
Parambrata Chatterjee and Rahul have been roped into for playing the leads while Sabyasachi Chakraborty is to play the formidable antagonist in ‘Jokher Dhon’. Sayantan has already begun to shoot after getting the rights.
“In his grandfather’s house, Kumar aka Rahul finds a skull with a code etched on its back. He takes it to his best friend, Bimal, played by Parambrata, who takes keen interest in sign languages.Together, they understand that it is a clue to a hidden treasure and begin a journey into the unknown,“ he said.