The upcoming Magnum Opus “Binodiini- Ek Natir Upakhyan” is a fictional biography based on Bengal’s theater legend Binodini Das, who had a flourishing career as an theater actor in the 9th century Bengal between the ages of 12 and 23 and was known for her innovations, including creating a stage make-up style that blended European and Indian techniques.
Binodiini Star Cast
This much-hyped film will feature Bengali diva Rukmini Maitra in the lead role as Binodiini. She started her acting career with 2017 Bengali sports film Chaamp and later made her Bollywood debut with 2021 action film Sanak opposite Vidyut Jammwal.
Binodiini First Poster Out
The makers of the film announced the film via a motion poster featuring actress Rukmini Maitra in a never seen before Avatar and she is completely unrecognizable in it. The 50-second long motion poster is designed by Ekta Bhattacharjee and it is creating a major impact across India.
The actress has shared the poster on social media and has sought the blessings and love of fans:
To me this is not just cinema, but a Tribute to the "Queen of Indian Stage" who carved the way and inspired many generations of artists.
A story untold, a Woman's journey amidst patriarchy to Unfold.
Need All Your Best Wishes, Blessings, Love & Support for this.🙏🏻#BINODIINI pic.twitter.com/uQVD5tr5tm
— RUKMINI MAITRA (@RukminiMaitra) September 5, 2022
Popular Film Critic Taran Adarsh also shard the first poster of the film on social media:
Presented by Dev Entertainments Venture and produced by #ShhailendraKkumar, #SurajSharma and #PrateekChakravorty, the film is penned by #PriyankaPoddar… Will be filmed by DoP #ModhuraPalit in #WestBengal and #Banaras… 2023 release. pic.twitter.com/eaqO66mVGN
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 5, 2022
The film is helmed by internationally acclaimed director Ram Kamal Mukherjee, who has been regarded as one of the best Indian short filmmakers by the Times of India. It is presented by Bengal’s superstar Dev Adhikari under his banner of Dev Entertainments Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
The film’s story, screenplay and dialogues are penned by Priyanka Poddar, known for writing 2019 Bengali romantic drama film Parineeta whereas it is produced by the producers of upcoming multilingual period drama film 1770, Shhailendra Kkumar (SSI Entertainment and Suraj Sharma (PK Entertainment ) in association with Prateek Chakravorty (Pramod Films) and director Mukherjee’s (Assorted Motion Pictures). It will be filmed by the director of photography Modhura Palit in West Bengal and Banaras.
Binodiini Release Date
This highly- anticipated biographical drama film is set to be released in 2023. However, the official release date is yet to be revealed by its makers. We can expect more details regarding this in the upcoming days.