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Amitabh Bachchan praises Sujoy Ghosh's short film, calls him 'mad company'


Anukul revolves around the relationship between Nikunj Chaturvedi, a well-to-do Hindi teacher, and his robot Anukul, hired for domestic services.

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Amitabh Bachchan has praised Sujoy Ghosh's short film Anukul and has termed the director a "mad company" and a "friend".

Amitabh, 74, on Thursday, 5 October, night took to Twitter to share the link of the short film.

"A friend, a colleague, a writer director and mad company makes this short film... unique, Satyajit Ray story," he wrote.

Ghosh and Bachchan have collaborated for films like Te3n (2016) and Aladin (2009).

The 18-minute-long Anukul is a gripping tale on auteur Satyajit Ray's short story. It is presented by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films

Ghosh, whose first short film Ahalya took the internet by storm, tweeted on Friday, 6 October: "Anukl. Satyajit Ray wrote this in 1976. We made a film in 2017. Hope you like this timeless story."

Anukul revolves around the relationship between Nikunj Chaturvedi, a well-to-do Hindi teacher, and his robot Anukul, hired for domestic services.

Veteran actor Saurabh Shukla and Kolkata-based Parambroto Chatterjee feature in the two key roles.