Kolkata, Sept 9 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) It’s raining good news for Bengali film Nobel Chor (Nobel Thief) and its makers.
Producer Ashwani Sharma on Friday announced that Mithun Chakraborty-starrer Nobel Chor has been officially selected for screening in the 55th BFI London Film Festival 2011 from Oct 12th -27th.
It will be shown in the World section and will be have two screenings. The occasion will be presented as the European Premiere of the film.
The film will also be showcased at 16th Busan International Film Festival in Korea.
“The film will be first having its World Premiere in 16th Busan International Film Festival where it will be shown in the Section A Window on Asian Cinema and will have three screenings from October 6th – 14th 2011,” said director Suman Ghosh.
Actor Mithun Chakraborty plays the main lead Bhanu, who finds the Nobel Medal of world bard Rabindranath Tagore which was stolen from Shantiniketan in 2004.
What happens to the medal and Bhanu in a turn of events forms the storyline of Nobel Chor.
Another Bengali icon Soumitra Chatterjee stars in the role of Mastermoshai in the film.
Well-known actors like Harsh Chhaya and Rupa Ganguly also star in the film in important characters.