Dibakar to film Satyajit Rays short stories

Dibakar Banerjee for his next directorial outing is adapting short story of Satyajit Ray called 'Star' on celluloid. An emotional story of father son relationship Dibakar Banerji has adapted the story to set in Maharashtrian setting, in a middle class home staying at Dadar central location in Mumbai.

Starring Nawazudin Siddiqui and Sadashiv Amrapukar in pivotal roles, the film will be a part of Bombay Talkies, a landmark feature film of this year. Releasing on the centenary date May 3 when we complete 100 years of cinema. Commenting on the film, producer Ashi Duha of Flying Unicorn says, "Yes we have adapted Satyajit Ray's short film. Dibakar Banerjee has set it into a very local Marathi flavour."

Bombay Talkies is an ode to cinema by four prolific filmmakers – Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Bannerji, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar.

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