An upcoming Bengali flick “Pantua” is being directed by Raja Banerjee and produced under the banner of Ara’s Vision & Matra Production.

 An upcoming Bengali flick “Pantua” is being directed by Raja Banerjee and produced under the banner of Ara’s Vision & Matra Production.

Living legends of Tollywood Paran Bandopadhyay, Lily Chakroborty, Rajatava Dutta along with Soma Banerjee, Kharaj Mukherjee, Meghna Halder, Sumit Samaddar, Shubhasish, Sanjoy Banerjee and introducing Aratrika Banerjee in & as Pantua shared the screen together.

Music has been composed by M.Tirtho whereas Indrani Sen, Nachiketa, Pota, Rupankar Bagchi, Ankita, Kharaj Mukherjee, M.Tirtho and Sirsha Rakshit has lent their voice and lyrics are penned down by Raja Banerjee.

Director of photography has been done by Sushanta Ghosh and Gouranga Mitra Story and Script are written by Raja Banerjee. Film will be edited by Alok Dhora Executive producer Joy Banerjee

The story is about an aged couple Mr. Ashutosh Bandyopadhyay and Mrs. Uma Bandhopadhyay, they reside at south Kolkata along with their longtime servant Madhab Halder, though being financially stabled. They have some dark memories. As because their only son Shaswata and his wife Madhurima, had an accidental death and Mr. Bandhopadhyay helds himself responsible for the incident because he had forced them to attend a reception at ranaghat, on the way they had an accident in which they died. Though Umadevi repeatedly tried to convince him, it was fate, he was not eager to believe. So they decided to go for a vacation at chaitanyapur and this was the place where they found the reason to survive again. Over there Kashinath (Manager of the guest house),Bhola and Purnima who gave the couple warm affection and caring. They also meet a local orphan child Pantua, who with her sheer love and innocence, mesmerises them. Though the love and affection she got from Mrs. Bandyopadhya she started visiting them often at the guest house. Though Mr. Bandyopadhyay disliked the whole activity of Pantua. On the other side Pantua continued coming at the guest house, she also named Mr. and Mrs. Bandhopadhyay as “Jhal Dadu” and “Mishti Didun”. Mrs. Bandyopadhyay came to know about the sad story of Pantua from the Manager. At a small age she had lost her parents from then onwards she was in the shelter of her uncle “Suren Dolui” and wicked aunt “Fulrani”, they tortured her for the food and shelter she was also forced to do all household works and was treated like a servant. Though the local doctor Bidhan Ghosh loved her and cared for her. He was also very sympathetic for her and as he had no family was unable to take her responsibility. So after listening to the story Umadevi decided to take Pantua along with them to Kolkata but Ashubabu opposed the decision, he was rigid not to take Pantua with them, as with the issue a quarrel took place and Ashubabu became seriously ill, as Umadevi was feeling helpless, Pantua with her presence of mind went to call the doctor Bidhan Ghosh and with the treatment, Ashubabu recovered, but Pantua’s dreams faded away and a sadness grasped her also Umadevi became distressed and helpless thinking about Pantua and Ashubabu. What is going to be Pantua’s fate? Will Umadevi be able to convince Ashubabu to take Pantua along with them?

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