This Article is From Mar 08, 2011

Indraneil Appreciates Entry Into Tollywood Through Janala

Indraneil Appreciates Entry Into Tollywood Through Janala

Highlights

  • Mumbai-based model-turned actor Indraneil Sengupta, who plays the lead role in Buddhadeb Dasgupta's award-winning Janala, said he is glad to have begun his stint at the Bengali movie industry with the acclaimed director.
  • "Janala (window) has a very important place in my heart because it was my first Bengali film and I feel divine that I got a chance to work with a director of Buddhadebda's calibre," Indraneil, the toast of Bengali cinema-goers.
  • Though shot two years ago, Janala was released in city theatres only in mid-February. The movie received the best feature film award in the just-concluded Asia-Pacific
  • Film Festival held in Taipei besides being premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.
  • Two other feathers in the actor's cap are Arekti Premer Golpo (Just Another Love Story) - in which he acted opposite to master film-maker Rituparno Ghosh - and the box office smasher Autograph.
  • Indraneil said he was very keen to work with Rituparno again. In fact, the national award winning filmmaker is impressed by Indraneil's performance in Arekti Premer Golpo and wishes to work with him again.
  • "What Rituda said is true. I will certainly be happy to turn up in a Rituparno Ghosh film. In fact, who doesn't want to act in a film by his standing?
  • "But again it depends on Rituda thinking about me as a character and the rest can follow," said the actor, who has created waves with his roles in the superhit Autograph opposite Nandana Sen and Atanu Ghosh's Angshumaner Chhobi.
Kolkata: Mumbai-based model-turned actor Indraneil Sengupta, who plays the lead role in Buddhadeb Dasgupta's award-winning Janala, said he is glad to have begun his stint at the Bengali movie industry with the acclaimed director.

"Janala (window) has a very important place in my heart because it was my first Bengali film and I feel divine that I got a chance to work with a director of Buddhadebda's calibre," Indraneil, the toast of Bengali cinema-goers.

Though shot two years ago, Janala was released in city theatres only in mid-February. The movie received the best feature film award in the just-concluded Asia-Pacific

Film Festival held in Taipei besides being premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.

Two other feathers in the actor's cap are Arekti Premer Golpo (Just Another Love Story) - in which he acted opposite to master film-maker Rituparno Ghosh - and the box office smasher Autograph.

Indraneil said he was very keen to work with Rituparno again. In fact, the national award winning filmmaker is impressed by Indraneil's performance in Arekti Premer Golpo and wishes to work with him again.

"What Rituda said is true. I will certainly be happy to turn up in a Rituparno Ghosh film. In fact, who doesn't want to act in a film by his standing?

"But again it depends on Rituda thinking about me as a character and the rest can follow," said the actor, who has created waves with his roles in the superhit Autograph opposite Nandana Sen and Atanu Ghosh's Angshumaner Chhobi.