Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy

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Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy
Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy poster
Movie poster
Directed by Sandip Ray
Produced by Shree Venkatesh Films and Surinder Films
Screenplay by Sandip Ray
Based on Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay’s Bhut Bhabishyat
Satyajit Ray's Brown Saheber Bari and Anath Babur Bhoy
Starring Saswata Chatterjee
Mousumi Bhattacharya
Abir Chatterjee
Bhaswar Chatterjee
Paran Bandyopadhyay
Cinematography Sasanka Palit
Edited by Subrata Roy
Release date
  • 21 December 2012 (2012-12-21) (Kolkata)
Country India
Language Bengali

Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy (English: Where there is a fear of ghosts) is an Indian Bengali film directed by Sandip Ray. There are three short ghost stories in this film.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

The film starts with Tarinikhuro or Tarinicharan Banerjee, one of Satyajit Ray's characters, telling some boys from his fanclub about ghosts. In the first and second stories the ghosts he talks about were Satyajit Ray's Anath Babur Bhoy and Brown Saheber Bari. The last one was Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay’s Bhut Bhabishyat.(initially four stories were supposed to be filmed, but the fourth one, Lucknowe Duel was dropped later to avoid the length).[3]

  • "Anathbabur Bhoy" is about a ghost-hunter Anathbandhu Mitra and his uncanny experiences in a haunted house in Birbhum.
  • "Brown Saheber Bari" is about "Simon", a mysterious entity who haunts a dilapidated cottage in Kalimpong.
  • "Bhoot Bhobishyot" is based on a peculiar relationship between a writer and a friendly 19th century ghost. It is a light-hearted story with a memorable twist at the end of it all.

Cast[edit]

The story teller and listeners[edit]

Anath Babur Bhoy[edit]

Brown Saheber Bari[edit]

Bhut Bhabishyat[edit]

Filming[edit]

The film is produced by Shree Venkatesh Films and Surinder Films. The shooting of this film has been done in different places like Shantiniketan, Kalimpong, Raipur etc.[3] The film released on 21 December 2012.

Home Video Release[edit]

The film was released in Anamorphic Widescreen DVD format on March, 2013 with English subtitles and some bonus features in all regions with 5.1 channel surround sound for non-commercial home viewing.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandip Ray’s ghost film". The Telegraph Calcutta. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bhaswar Chatterjee to wear Satyajit's blue sweater". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Ghost ‘writers’". The Statesman. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

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