There’s something spine-tingling coming to the screens this summer. For the Bengali horror film buffs, Shabbir Mallick’s directorial debut will soon take the audience on a paranormal journey. SVF’s upcoming movie, Bhoot Chaturdoshi, is all set to hit the theatres on 17th May 2019; and the leading cast – Aryann Bhowmick, Ena Saha, Deepsheta Mitra, and Soumendra Bhattacharya – appeared for an exclusive press conference of the upcoming Bengali horror film Bhoot Chaturdoshi with their director Shabbir Mallick and creative director Mainak Bhaumik.
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Bhoot Chaturdoshi is the first work of Shabbir Mallick as a director. Creative director Mainak, on the other hand, is noted for his works as a director in films like Maach Mishti & More (2013), Ami Aar Amar Girlfriends (2013), Bibaho Diaries (2017), Genaration Aami (2018), etc. The cast consists of young actors. Aryann has already carved his way into the hearts of Bengali viewers, with his role as Santu in the Kakababu series, while Ena has been seen in a number of films and TV soaps. Deepsheta is a popular VJ on Sangeet Bangla, and Soumendra, a theatre actor, has been seen in web series like Charitraheen and Dupur Thakurpo.
The plot of the movie revolves around four youngsters, Rono, Shreya, Pritha, and Debu; these tweenagers are off to an old and abandoned building in Shantiniketan to shoot a documentary; but, they end up on the middle of a life-threatening situation, amidst the haunting location in Bolpur. This is about to be the first psychological thriller after a considerable time in Bengali cinema. Viewers can expect a roller-coaster ride in this movie, with horror and paranormal elements.
Speaking about their experiences during shooting, the actors mentioned how they much fun they had on the sets. The four evidently spent most of their time together. As for having spooky experiences, Deepsheta swore that while shooting for a scene in which she had a firecracker in her hand, she clearly felt some tug and pull at it, even though she had no one nearby to pull a prank. Soumendra gave credit to Shabbir for choosing a never-seen-before location in Bolpur, and creating the atmosphere of eeriness, which translates onto the screen.