Directors Srijit Mukherjee and Kaushik Ganguly expressed happiness after the Bengali movies directed by them bought the honours in numerous classes at
the 67th National Awards introduced on Monday. While Ganguly’s ‘Jyeshthoputro’ bought the crown within the Best Screenplay (Original) and Best Background Music classes, Mukherjee’s ‘Gumnaami’ was chosen for the Best Screenplay (Adapted) and the Best Bengali movie awards.
With Prosenjit Chatterjee within the lead function, ‘Gumnaami’ created controversies because it put forth three theories over Netaji Subash Chandra Bose’s ‘disappearance’, Chatterjee additionally essayed the character of a famous person who undertakes a journey to his village house in ‘Jyeshthoputro’.
Sharing the picture of a statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in his Twitter deal with, Mukherjee stated, “This is our humble offering at your feet, O Supreme Leader. For teaching us to strive, to seek, to find and not to yield.”
Ganguly stated he thought-about the award as a tribute to the late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh. “Jyeshthoputro is my adaptation and elaboration of the
initial idea of Rituparno Ghosh. We are missing Rituda today,” he informed PTI.
Ganguly, who just lately accomplished taking pictures of his first Hindi work ‘Manohar Pandey’, stated he’s proud that the movie fetched the crown in screenplay and background music classes competing with movies from all around the nation. “This is an honour for our entire industry,” the a number of nationwide award profitable director stated.
He additionally felt pleased with the dual honours bestowed on Gumnaami. “We share the joy of belonging to the same fraternity in Bengal,” Ganguly stated.
Prosenjit Chatterjee, who was related to each the movies in lead roles, stated, “The news is especially significant during such a time and augurs well for Bengali films.”
“While my portrayal of an icon in Gumnaami will be forever etched in my mind, in Jyesthoputro I acted with Ritwik Chakraborty and Kaushik. That will also remain important,” he stated in a tweet.
“Jyesthoputro has brought some more moments of sheer happiness with its #NationalFilmAwards,” he tweeted. In one other publish, the actor stated, “A recognition like the National Film Award is truly special! Congratulations to Team #Gumnaami.”
‘Gumnaami’ producer Mahendra Soni, Director of SVF Entertainment, stated, “The film is definitely one of the very special productions and we had high hopes from it. I would like to congratulate Srijit Mukherji for giving the national audience a film like Gumnaami, that will remain in people’s heart for a long time.”