- The Trailer showcases a spine-chilling tale of a group of tourists trapped at a homestay, with its two owners, as suspects, while a killer is at loose!
Kolkata, 2nd May 2023: hoichoi launches the Trailer of its new Murder-Mystery series, ‘Homestay Murders’, directed by Sayantan Ghosal. Set in the misty mountains of North Bengal, the series stars a stellar ensemble cast consisting of Sohini Sarkar, Saurav Das, Arjun Chakrabarty, Parno Mittra, Debchandrima Singha Roy, Sabuj Bardhan, Aparajita Ghosh and Judhajit Sarkar in pivotal roles.
This spine-chilling murder story, revolving around a homestay and the death of one of them, making
everyone remaining a suspect for the homicide case. As a group of strangers is trapped together,
they start turning on each other while the killer waits to strike again, in this utter chaos. The Trailer leaves us at a major cliffhanger increasing the suspense of finding out the actual murderer while unearthing separate motives of each of the guests. Talking about the web series, Sohini Sarkar said, “It has been a wonderful and exciting journey
throughout. After doing Sampurna with Sayantan Ghosal for hoichoi which is a social drama, I am
enthralled to work with him again and this time for a murder-mystery for hoichoi! Hoping the
audience will appreciate our work once again with Homestay Murders.”
Saurav Das, while talking about his character in the show, stated, “Kinjal is a very interesting character throughout the series, a kind I haven’t explored before. The story of being trapped inside a homestay while on a vacation and becoming suspects in a murder or investigating one itself is an interesting plot to be playing on. Looking forward and hoping for a positive response once the show releases.”
Arjun Chakrabarty, while commenting on Homestay Murders added, “The entire experience has
been fascinating. The concept has been something that had me hooked from the very beginning. The entire team has done a great job in making what Homestay Murders look like today. Working with hoichoi is like working with a home team and I am grateful to be able to be a part of a murder mystery like Homestay Murders.”
Speaking about his new directorial, Sayantan Ghosal mentions, “As a director, creating a web series inspired by the timeless themes of mystery and intrigue has been an exciting challenge. With each episode, we aim to keep our audience on the edge of their seats with fresh and exciting twists that will keep viewers guessing until the very end. Shooting in the mountains and forests has added a unique and immersive element to the series, helping to transport the audience to the heart of the mystery. I can’t wait for them to join us on this thrilling ride.”
Slated to be streaming from the 12th of May, the poster of the web series has already been successful in creating the much-anticipated hype around. “Homestay Murders”.
hoichoi is the leading Bengali Entertainment Platform with over 2,000+ hours of Movies, 100+ Original Series, Films, Shorts, Docu-Series, and more. hoichoi aims to take the best of Bengali content globally and connect the 250+ million Bengalis residing worldwide to their roots. The OTT Player has many features, to name a few, Offline Download, AD free Seamless Viewing Experience, unlimited HD Video Streaming, Bilingual Interface (English & Bengali), Multi-Device Capability, Progressive Web App, Parental Control, Hindi-Dubbed Originals and English Subtitles.
Users can enjoy their favourite Bengali Content on the hoichoi App by downloading it from the Play Store and the Apple App Store, to watch on their Mobile Phones, or on the Desktop/Laptop through www.hoichoi.tv or on Television through Amazon Firestick, Android TV, Apple TV, MI LED TV, LG SMART TV, Samsung TV, and Roku.
Founded in 2017, hoichoi is the maiden venture of SVF under its new media section and is headed by Co-Founder Vishnu Mohta who is also the Executive Director of SVF.