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Amitabh Bachchan lauds Sujoy Ghosh's short film Anukul, calls it unique Satyajit Ray story

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

Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: October 06, 2017 11:37 IST ]
Amitabh Bachchan lauds Sujoy Ghosh's short film Anukul
Amitabh Bachchan lauds Sujoy Ghosh's short film Anukul

The talented veteran actor of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan watched filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh's short film Anukul and is all praise for it. The megastar took to social media and termed the director "mad company" and a "friend". Amitabh, 74, on Thursday 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 alongside the link of the short film.

"The friend...Sujoy Ghosh," Big B, who has collaborated with Ghosh for films like "Te3n" and "Aladin" added. 

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:

"'Anukl'. Satyajit Ray wrote this in 1976. We made a film in 2017. Hope you like this timeless story," he wrote. 

"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.

On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan will be seen next in Thugs of Hindostan. Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Yash Raj Films, the film is scheduled to release on November 7, 2018.  The movie also stars Aaamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in lead roles.

(With IANS Inputs)

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