Ditipriya Roy also looks to take acting workshops from now on before taking up other projects.
Television girl Ditipriya Roy has dabbled in acting in both Bengali TV serials and movies and is popular for playing the titular character in the former Zee Bangla TV show Karunamoyee Rani Rashmoni is busy on the work front for good. And she has as many as four upcoming films and web series, Avijatrik, Bob Biswas, Achena Uttam, Mayamrigaya, and a film by Pavel to look forward to. Bob Biswas, the upcoming crime thriller helmed by Diya Annapurna Ghosh marks her Bollywood debut. Bankrolled by Red Chillies Entertainment, the much-talked-about film will see Abhishek Bachchan and Chitrangada Singh in the lead roles. Speaking to the Entertainment times last year, Ditipriya had said that while she cannot divulge any details about her character yet, she is very excited about the film and her debut. Bob Biswas is a spin-off on the character of Bib Biswas from the 2012 Sujoy Ghosh directorial Kahaani.
Ditipriya will also be seen in Subhrajit Mitra’s directorial Avijtrik- The Wanderlust of Apu that is drawn from the last part of the classic Bengali novel Aparajito, penned by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. She will play the role of the protagonist Apu’s wife. At the teaser launch of the film last year at the Kolkata Literature Festival last year, she described her experience of working on the film as “tough and amazing.”
Adding to the list is her role in the upcoming Uttam Kumar biopic titled Achena Uttam. Ditipriya will be seen in the role of veteran Bengali actress Sabitri Chatterjee. The ambitious project has Saswata Chatterjee in the titular role of Mahanayak Uttam Kumar, with Rituparna Sengupta as his most popular co-star and well-loved icon Suchitra Sen. Achena Uttam has been billed as an account of the unknown incidents in the Bengali superstar’s life that will show him in a light not seen before. The mahurat of the film took place in March this year.
She has teamed up with Avijatrik director Subhrajit Mitra again for a role in his period film Mayamrigaya. The film is drawn from the novel Dui Bon by Rabindranath Tagore which is among the last novels by the literary giant. Ditipriya’s character is kept under wraps to date.
She has also signed an as of yet untitled film by Pavel. More details on the project are awaited.
Speaking to Entertainment Times, she reflected on the uncertainty ushered in by the pandemic. And that she has to wrap up a few films and web series that are at work. While she can’t wait for her upcoming projects to meet their fruition, she added that she will continue doing serials. The actress who has played women who are much older than her age also stated that from now on she looks to play characters of her age and befitting her personality - slightly stubborn, yet spirited like a teenager. The actress who was also seen in Srijit Mukherji's Rajkahini, signed off saying that polishing her acting skills through workshops before jumping on to new projects is also on her mind on priority from now on.