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Chaplin release on Hoichoi: Here's everything you need to know about the film

Did you know that iconic Bengali filmmaker Srijit Mukherji was also a part of Chaplin as one of the leads?

Shaheen Irani
Aug 25, 2021
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Chaplin.

One of the most iconic Bengali films of 2011, Chaplin is slated to release on Hoichoi. The movie, which was the Bengali film industry's tribute to the legendary comedian Charlie Chaplin, will come out on the platform on August 27.

Chaplin is a film, which is considered ahead of its time with an interesting concept and cast. The movie, entirely shot in Kolkata, became a landmark among the Bengali viewing audiences.

Here's all you need to know about Chaplin before its world premiere on Hoichoi…

The story

Bangshi plays a clown entertaining kids at birthday parties to earn a living for his seven-year-old son. He, however, faces a tragedy, which changes their lives.

The cast

Rudranil Ghosh, now remembered for Vinci Da and Byomkesh Bakshi, plays the lead role of Bangshi Das. Rachita Bhattacharya plays Rina, the female lead.

Saswata Chatterjee also part of the film

Saswata Chatterjee, best remembered by most people as Vidya Bagchi's missing husband in Kahaani, plays a brief but pivotal role in the film. He enacts the character of Saswata Chattopadhyay in Chaplin.

Anirban Bhattacharya plays doctor

Anirban Bhattacharya, who is the face of Byomkesh, plays the role of a doctor. More recently, the actor was seen in Robindronath Ekhane Kawkhono Khete Aashenni (Rekka), helmed by Srijit Mukherji.

Srijit as actor in Chaplin

Srijit plays the second lead Indra in the movie. He was known for being on screen, much before he became popular for his off-the-screen role as a filmmaker.

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