Avijatrik directed by Subhrajit Mitra was screened at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival on 11th January 2021 at 11 AM followed by a Press Conference at 2 PM.
The Film Selection Committee of the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival selected Avijatrik (The Wanderlust of Apu) in their National Competition on Indian Languages.
Subhrajit Mitra, Gaurang Jalan, Sumit Agarwal, Arjun Chakrabarty, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Bickram Ghosh, Ditipriya Roy, Ayushman Mukherjee, Ujjaini Mukherjee, Shaheb Chattopadhyay, Biswanath Basu, and Shubhro S Das were present.
“Avijatrik- The Wanderlust of Apu” is the concluding part of the original novel, “Aparajito”, written by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. The film, “Avijatrik”, focuses on the wanderlust of the main protagonist and the story of a sublime bond between a father and a son. The story is of Apu and his 6 years old son Kajol.
Arjun Chakrabarty, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Arpita Chatterjee, Sreelekha Mitra, Ditipriya Roy, Sohang Sen, Shubhro S. Das, Barun Chanda, Tanushree Shankar, Ayushman Mukherjee, Bishwanath Basu, Muskan Khan, Pradip Bhattacharya, Ujjaini Mukherjee, Sanjay Biswas, Ishaan Majumder, Juergen Thomas Schrod, Irina Malysheva, Antasheela Ghosh, Rupanjana Mitra.
Script & Direction: Subhrajit Mitra
Story: Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
Music: Bickram Ghosh
Cinematographer: Supratim Bhol
Editor: Sujay Dutta Ray
Art Director: Gautam Basu
Stylist: Agnimitra Paul
Look Set: Aniruddha Chakladar
Makeup: Md. Ali
Actor workshop: Sohag Sen & Sangeeta Chakrabarty (child)