Rituparno Ghosh’s Abohoman widely acclaimed at film festivals

Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh’s movie Abohoman starring Mamata Shankar, Deepankar De, Jishu Sengupta, Ananya Chatterjee gets acclaimed in various film festivals.

[ReviewAZON asin=”B001O3XB58″ display=”inlinepost”]New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) After travelling to various international film festivals, Rituparno Ghosh’s “Abohomaan”, which explores the nuances of relationships, is set for commercial release Jan 22. The director says he is eager to know the audience response.

Produced by Reliance BIG Pictures, the film starring Mamata Shankar, Deepankar De, Jishu Sengupta and Ananya Chatterjee has been to various international film festivals last year including Montreal World Film Festival, Pusan International Film Festival and Morocco Film Festival and Mumbai Film Festival.

“‘Abohomaan’ has garnered a very heartening response from film festivals all across the world and is finally set for a theatrical release in Bengal. I am very eager to know how film lovers in our home territory respond to the film,” Ghosh said in a statement.

“Abohomaan” explores the nuances of relationships. It revolves around married actor Aniket who falls in love with Shikha, an actress as young as his son. Shikha bears an uncanny resemblance to Aniket’s wife Deepti and thus begin the trials and tribulations of the family.

This is BIG Pictures’ second film with Ghosh after last year’s critically-acclaimed Bipasha Basu starrer “Shob Charitro Kalponik”.

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