October 20th, 2016 by PRatt
November 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

(India, 2016) Written and directed by Shiboprasad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy. Cast: Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta, Aparajita Addya, Soumitra Chaterjee. With songs by Anupam Roy.

International Film Association of Connecticut (IFAC) presents the Connecticut premiere of Praktan, the biggest-ever Bengali film release. Directed by husband and wife team Shiboprasad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, Praktan is a song-filled journey that takes place onboard a train from Mumbai to Kolkata. An unhappy divorced woman (Rituparna Sengupta) meets her ex-husbandís new wife (Aparajita Addya) on the trip, turning her thoughts to her marriage’s slide from love to disappointment. Will admitting her own mistakes change the inevitable meeting with her ex, played by the National Silver Lotus Award winner Prosenjit Chatterjee (known to his fans as Bumba Da). Bengali with English sub-titles 142 min.

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