Hoichoi announces another original series Srikanto, starring Sohini Sarkar
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Hoichoi announces Sohini's Srikanto: All you need to know about the project

Talented actor Sohini Sarkar will essay the role of Rajlakshmi in Srikanto, a modern-day adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic tale of the same name.

Hia Datta
Sep 25, 2021
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Hoichoi has ramped up its content output on its 5th year anniversary and it’s now a titles’ galore on the Bengali content streaming platform. With series like Ekken Babu 5, Byomkesh 7, Uttaran, Khyapa Shohor and Mandaar, Hoichoi’s call for Hoyejaak, to have newer stories, is making the right noise.

Admirers of the renowned Bengali author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhya are in for a happy update, with Hoichoi’s original series Srikanto.

The modern-day retelling of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Srikanto features the talented actor Sohini Sarkar in the role of Rajlakshmi, who is a dancer girl who falls in love with Srikanto in the novel. And, the protagonist Srikanto is a rover in the novel.

The series is helmed by Sani Ghosh Ray and stars Rishav Basu as Srikanta. Sani Ghosh Ray has previously thrilled Hoichoi subscribers with Bonyo Premer Golpo 2.

Have a look at the post that shows a short visual.

Sohini Sarkar and Rishav Basu are set against a dash of rainbow colours. Breaking away from an embrace, they turn slowly towards the camera as Srikanto and Rajlakshmi respectively.

Meanwhile, Sohini Sarkar will also be seen in Anirban Bhattacharya’s directorial debut Mandar. The series that has got Anirban’s fans on the eager wait ever since the word was out in media is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s all-time classic play Macbeth.

Sohini Sarkar took to her Instagram to share her excitement about Mandar. Have a look at the post.

On the work front, Sohini Sarkar was last seen on the big screen in the period drama Ei Ami Renu. The talented actor is expected to deliver another powerful act in Srikanto, and it will be interesting to see how the director takes the classic tale and tweaks it as per the socio-cultural milieu of today’s day and age without losing on the flavour of the source material.

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