Eagoler Chokh

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Eagoler Chokh
Eagoler chokh.jpeg
Theatrical release poster.
Directed by Arindam Sil
Produced by Shrikant Mohta
Mahendra Soni
Written by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
Based on Igoler Chokh
by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
Starring Saswata Chatterjee
Anirban Bhattacharya
Joya Ahsan
Payel Sarkar
Subhrajeet Dutta
Riya Banik
Gaurav Chakraborty
Joydeep Kundu
June Malia
Ushoshi Sengupta
Arunima Ghosh
Music by Bickram Ghosh
Cinematography Soumik Haldar
Edited by Sujay Dutta Roy
Production
company
Distributed by Shree Venkatesh Films
Release date
12 August 2016
Running time
117 minutes
Country India
Language Bengali

Eagoler Chokh (Bengali: ঈগলের চোখ ; English: Eyes of Eagle) (Alternatively known as Goenda Shabor: Eagoler Chokh) is a 2016 Indian Bengali-language crime thriller film directed by Arindam Sil. It is the sequel to 2015 film Ebar Shabor and the second installment of Goenda Shabor film series.[1] The film is based on a story of same name, written by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay.

Synopsis[edit]

ACP Shabor Dasgupta (Saswata Chatterjee) and his assistant Nanda go on a hunt, searching for a young woman murderer. Trapped in a maze of lies and deceit, Dasgupta suspects the rich entrepreneur Bishan Roy (Anirban Bhattacharya) and three women connected to him. Each of them knew the murdered woman Nandini very well. As Dasgupta delves deep into the mystery, he ends up getting new insight into human psychology and in turn, solving complexities of his own mind.

Cast[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

The film got mostly positive reviews from critics and audience.[4] Sangbad Pratidin has gave the film 4 stars out of 5.[5] Anandalok magazine has given the film 4 out of 5 stars.[6] Sulekha has given the film 3 out of 5 stars.[7] Bookmyshow has given the film 4 and a half star out of 5.[8] The Times of India has given the film 3.5 stars.[9]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Category Recipient(s) Result
Filmfare Awards East 2017 Filmfare Award for Best Film - Bengali Eagoler Chokh Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Director - Bengali Arindam Sil Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Bengali Joya Ahsan Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor - Bengali Anirban Bhattacharya Won
Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue - Bengali Arindam Sil
Padmanabha Dasgupta
Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay - Bengali Arindam Sil
Padmanabha Dasgupta
Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Editing - Bengali Sujay Dutta Ray Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Background Score - Bengali Bickram Ghosh Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography - Bengali Soumik Haldar Nominated
Filmfare Award for Best Sound Design - Bengali Anindit Roy
Adeep Singh Manki
Nominated

Sequel[edit]

After success of Eagoler Chokh a sequel has been confirmed by director Arindam Sil.[10] In August 2017, the director told the media, the shooting of the third installment of Goenda Shabor franchise will start from 7 September 2017. The film has been titled Aschhe Abar Shabor, and will be based on the novel Prajapatir Mrityu O Punorjanmo by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay. After completing its first schedule in West Bengal, the team will fly for Lucknow to shoot rest of the part. Saswata Chatterjee, Subhrajit Dutta and Gourav Chakrabarty returning for the sequel as their respective characters with Indraneil Sengupta, Anindya Chatterjee, Anjana Basu and Mir Afsar Ali with major characters. Shooting started from early September,[11] for release in January 2018.[12][13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitra, Prithvijit (9 January 2015). "Shabor sequel on the boar". The Times of India.
  2. ^ ওবেলা. "শবরের প্রতীক্ষা". ebela.in. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  3. ^ "যাঃ শবর". anandabazar.com. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  4. ^ "A New Bengali Detective Is Here To Carry On The Legacy Of Feluda And Byomkesh!". Youth Ki Awaaz. 2016-08-19. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  5. ^ "সবুরে মেওয়া ফলল শবরের দ্বিতীয় অভিযানে". Sangbad Pratidin. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  6. ^ "ঈগলের চোখ দিয়ে না দেখলেও ভাল লাগবে". Anandalok Bengali Magazine. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  7. ^ Eagoler Chokh Movie Reviews, Stills & Wallpapers | Sulekha Movies, retrieved 2018-06-30
  8. ^ BookMyShow. "Eagoler Chokh Movie (2016) | Reviews, Cast & Release Date in - BookMyShow". BookMyShow. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  9. ^ "Eagoler Chokh Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India Mobile". m.timesofindia.com. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  10. ^ "I have never interacted with Didi with a desireto become a politician: Arindam Sil". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  11. ^ "#AschheAbarShabor hashtag on Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  12. ^ "Arindam Sil on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  13. ^ "Third Shabor film starring Saswata to focus on cyber crime". Retrieved 2018-06-30.

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