✍️By Special Correspondent
A Social satire produced by Joy B Ganguly of Mojo Productions, the production house behind The Bong Connection (2006), Bhooter Bhobishyot
(2012), Maacher Jhol (2017), is all set to hit the floors this February.
Written and directed by debutant Manish Basu, the film গুকাকু – The Potty Uncle, is a story set in early 90’s Bengal.
Makers of the film have roped in Bangladeshi superstar Mosharaf Karim along with Ritwick Chakraborty, Paran Bandopadhyay, Shantilal Mukherjee, Tanusree Chakraborty, Susmita Chatterjee, Aparajita Ghosh,Joey Debroy, Payel Mukherjee, Mishka Halim for key characters.
Speaking about the project, Joy B Ganguly, Founder & CEO, Mojo Productions Private Limited, said,“I am confident and excited about Manish’s vision as a multifaceted director. His debut directorial is a social satire that deals with different layers of society and how it is still relevant in today’s pandemic infested world”.
Manish Basu, Director adds,“My first directorial venture is a story of a ‘marginal’ transforming into the Pied Piper of a community. It speaks of the power of subaltern, that effortlessly affects the socio-economic-political milieu of a society.”
The music is being composed by Raja Narayan Deb (Bhooter Bhobishyot,Noukadubi, etc) and ace Production Designer is Tanmay Chakraborty (The
Bong Connection, etc).
Shoot for the film will commence from February and the film is slated for a
2022 summer release.