The film is touted to be an Indo-Bangladesh project, wherein she will act opposite popular Bangladeshi actor Shanto Khan.
Bengali actress Koushani Mukherjee, who debuted with the 2015 Raj Chakraborty directorial Parbona Na Ami Chartey Toke, co-starring Bonny Sengupta, has been signed for an upcoming film by Pujan Majumder.
The actress is known for films like Kelor Kirti, Jamai Bada, Girlfriend. TOI reports that she will fly down to Bangladesh on Sunday to begin shooting for the film that is titled Piya Re. Alongside Koushani, the film features Rajatava Dutta and Kharaj Mukherjee in key roles. And both the well-known actors are tight-lipped about any film details.
Koushani has however affirmed the news and she told the daily that she is indeed leaving for Dhaka, since the lockdown is no longer in force there. The 29-year-old actress also said that she has had the experience of working in Bangladeshi films before, so she thinks it will be a fun experience this time too. But she also said that she cannot reveal any details about the film as of yet.
Koushani will reportedly act opposite Shanto Khan, who is quite a popular face in Bangladeshi cinema. Piya Re is touted to be an Indo-Bangladesh project. It will be shot mostly in Chandpur and Pubail.
On the work front, Koushani has another Bangladeshi film in her kitty, where she will be playing the female lead opposite Bonny Sengupta, with whom she has worked before too, in films like Tomake Chai, Jio Pagla, Girlfriend, Jaanbaaz and Tumi Ashbe Bole. The two were spotted in Kashmir in June for a song-and-dance sequence earlier. She has also been signed on as one of the leads in Sayantan Ghosal thriller Hirakgarer Hire, which will see actor and politician Kanchan Mullick back on the silverscreen after the 2020 film Choto Potol Tuli. Hirakgworer Hire also features Bonny Sengupta, Kharaj Mukherjee and Ayushi Talukdar in important parts.
Meanwhile, more details on Piya Re are awaited.