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Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

A rib-tickling comedy about a group of spirits who, in their various idiosyncrasies, try and save their only haunt, their resting place, when some unscrupulous builders try and break it down to build a modern monstrosity.

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Anik Datta

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Anik Datta (dialogue), Anik Datta (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Swastika Mukherjee ... Kadalibala Dasi
Parambrata Chatterjee ... Ayan Sengupta (as Parambrata Chattopadhyay)
Sabyasachi Chakraborty ... Biplob Dasgupta
Samadarshi Dutta Samadarshi Dutta ... Pablo Patranabis
Mumtaz Sorcar ... Koel Dhar
Paran Banerjee ... Darpo Narayan Chowdhury (as Paran Bandyopadhyay)
Biswajit Chakraborty ... Brigadier Yudhajit Sarkar
Mir Afsar Ali Mir Afsar Ali ... Ganesh Bhutoria (as Mir)
Kharaj Mukherjee ... Promod Podhan (as Kharaj Mukhopadhyay)
Sumit Samaddar Sumit Samaddar ... Bhootnath Bhaduri (as Sumit Samadder)
George Baker George Baker ... Mr. Ramsey
Bibhu Bhattacharya Bibhu Bhattacharya ... Sudhirbabu (as Bibhu Bhattacharjee)
Anindita Bose Anindita Bose ... Rinka
Sanjay Biswas Sanjay Biswas ... T. K. Guchait
Arunabha Dutta Arunabha Dutta ... (as Arunava Dutta)
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Storyline

The grand old mansions of Kolkata are being razed to the ground to make way for swanky condominiums, malls and multiplexes. Some of these dilapidated 'disputed' buildings were haunted by ghosts who had taken shelter there over centuries. They were evicted and are homeless today. There is no 'rehabilitation package' on offer. Politicians, media, intellectuals, civic society - no one gives a damn. After all , ghosts can't vote. Chowdhuribari is one such heritage property which is rented out for film shoots to facilitate its maintenance. A heroine faints during a shooting, allegedly sighting a ghost in a mirror. A filmmaker on a reconnaissance trip to the building gets to hear of a spooky story revolving around the house. But is it just a tall tale or is there a twist in the 'tail'? Song & dance, drama, romance, action and even an item number, BHOOTER BHOBISHYOT has all the Filmi Masala as well as some food for thought. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

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Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

14 March 2012 (India) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Mojo Productions See more »
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Best film director nominations for Anandalok award 2012 Anik Dutta for the film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' Best Bengali film music director nominations for the 2012 Anandalok Puraskar Raja Narayan Deb for the Bengali film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' Best Bengali film song nominations for the Anandalok award 2012 Best Bengali film nominations for Anandalok Puraskar 2012 Bhooter Bhabishyat of Satya Films and Mojo Production Best film actress nominations for Anandalok Puraskar 2012 Swastika Mukherjee for Bhooter Bhabishyat See more »

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References Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969) See more »

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Outstanding would be the least to say...its that good !!

One of the best things to happen to Bengali cinema post Satyajit Ray is this particular movie,which builds up carefully with every attention to the minutest detail and continues that,till its end. The basic storyline is simple and revolves around a known haunted mansion in Kolkata.The choice of characters by the director,and their portrayal by very capable actors along with mind blowing one liners are the very essence of this movie.The music throughout the movie,the cinematography,editing,use of lights in few particular settings,and over all its simplicity in presentation are all its plus points. It is one of the very few current movies in any language whatsoever,that one can see again and again and again,and still find its superb flair and charm as the very first time.


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