Mumbai, June 19 – The upcoming Paresh Rawal and Adil Hussain-starrer ‘The Storyteller’, which is predicated on a brief story ‘Golpo Boliye Tarini Khuro’ by legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, will open the London Indian Movie Pageant on June 22 at BFI Southbank, London.
Earlier, the movie has represented India at prestigious movie festivals just like the Busan Movie Pageant, Worldwide Movie Pageant of Kerala (IFFK) and the Worldwide Movie Pageant of India.
The movie additionally stars Tannishtha Chatterjee, Jayesh Extra and Revathy.
The director of the movie, Ananth Mahadevan shared, “‘The Storyteller’ that has already been acclaimed at Busan, Palm Springs, IFFI and IFFK has emerged as a befitting tribute to the grasp Satyajit Ray on the event of his beginning centenary.”
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The movie follows the story of a rich businessman who hires a storyteller to assist recover from his insomnia; turning extra intriguing as twists are added to it. The unique Bengali quick story ‘Golpo Boliye Tarini Khuro’ is one among the many collection of tales written by Ray, primarily based on the enigmatic character Tarini Khuro that he created.
“It’s therefore a matter of pleasure and certainly gratifying that Europe’s largest indie pageant The London Indian Movie Pageant has accorded it the standing of Opening Movie. Based mostly on an unique story by Ray, ‘The Storyteller’ evokes the grasp’s delicate contact and harks again to the period of pure cinema,” the director added.
London Indian Movie Pageant is ready to be held from June 22 to June 29.
The movie is offered by Jio Studios, and produced in affiliation with Function Leisure and Quest Movies.