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Release dates for Arindam Sil's Tirandaaj Shabor, Maayakumari, Khela Jawkhon, Iskaboner Bibi announced

Camelia Productions, which is producing all these films, also announced the release date for Sil's yet-untitled fourth Byomkesh movie and for Srijiit Mukherji's Oti Uttam.

Roushni Sarkar

Camelia Productions has announced the dates for the theatrical release of Arindam Sil’s Tirandaaj Shabor (2022), Maayakumari (2022), Khela Jawkhon (2022) and Iskaboner Bibi (2022) as well as for Srijit Mukherji’s Oti Uttam.

Tirandaaj Shabor will see the return of detective Shabor Dasgupta, essayed by Saswata Chatterjee. Based on Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s story, this is Sil’s fourth film from the Shabor franchise after Ebar Shabor (2015), Egoler Chokh (2016) and Aschhe Abar Shabor (2018). Also starring Subhrajit Dutta, Debjani Chatterjee, Devlina Kumar, Chandan Sen, Poulomi Das and Nigel Akkara, the film will be released in theatres on 27 May.

Maayakumari, a celebration of the centenary year of Bengali cinema, will have stories from different eras. Featuring Rituparna Sengupta as the 1940s actress Maaya Kumari and Abir Chatterjee as her co-star Kanan Kumar, the musical will hit the screens on 17 June.

A thriller conceived as a tribute to Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, Khela Jawkhon will star Arjun Chakraborty and Mimi Chakraborty. In the film a woman wakes up from a coma and a dream turns into her quest for identity. Khela Jawkhon will be released in theatres on 1 July.

Mukherji’s tribute to yesteryear matinee idol Uttam Kumar, Oti Uttam will see the late star return to the big screen through visual effects and give his admirer romantic advice. Starring a host of newcomers, including Anindya Sengupta, Jina Tarafdar, Roshni Bhattacharya and Gourab Chatterjee, the film will be released on 30 September.

Iskaboner Bibi, a thriller based on Piyush Shah’s story The Simple Girl from the book Girls of Mumbaistaan, will feature Arunima Ghosh, Trina Saha, Poulomi Das and Arna Mukhopadhyay. The film will be released on 16 December.

Sil’s yet-untitled Byomkesh film, his fourth on the fictional Bengali detective, co-produced by SVF Entertainment and Camelia Productions, is slated for release on 11 August.