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Burning Calcutta (2009)

Film based on real story of Kolkata. A devastating smoke emitted from a fire at the basement of a high profile centrally air conditioned private hospital had taken lives of 89 patients and 4 sincere hospital staff on December 2011.

Director:

Kajal Choudhury

Writer:

Kajal Choudhury

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ali Al Baloushi Ali Al Baloushi ... Ajeet
Supurna Malakar Supurna Malakar ... Rimita
Marion Marion ... Charlot
Matthew Matthew ... Jean
Marion Ossent Marion Ossent ... Charlotte
Len Prasad ... Aziz
Isabella Ranthe Isabella Ranthe ... Daughter
Shefali Ranthe Shefali Ranthe ... Mother
Rohit Rohit ... Rohit
Matthew Rutherford ... Jean Yves
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Storyline

Story based on Non Government worker Rimita who worked in a Private Hospital . She falls in love with French National but before they can enter into matrimony, She dies in a midnight fire incident in the Hospital. Admitting that the AMRI fire in 2011 was the catalyst of the film's story, Director Kajal Choudhury relates, "I happened to be in Kolkata at the time and couldn't stop myself from visiting the spot. It was a traumatic experience for the patients' families and the tragedy kept haunting me for months. I have been planning to make a film in the backdrop of the fire ever since." Written by kajal choudhury

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Country:

India | France

Language:

Bengali | French | English

Release Date:

30 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Colours See more »

Filming Locations:

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Budget:

EUR2,900,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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