Anurag's TV series Choker Bali will have actress Radhika Apte in the lead role
Terming Satyaneswi 'special' as a Rituparno Ghosh swansong, Abir Chatterjee, the other Byomkesh, said there couldn't have been a better choice than Kahaani maker Sujoy Ghosh as the sleuth in Saradindu flick.
Just two days before Rituparno Ghosh's last movie Satyanweshi hits the screens, Sujoy Ghosh, who stars in the lead role of detective Byomkesh Bakshi in the much-awaited project, is feeling the absence of the late filmmaker more than ever.
Contrary to reports that director Sujoy Ghosh will complete Rituparno Ghosh's swan song Satyanweshi, buzz is that the late director's cinematographer Aveek Mukhopadhyay will be taking charge.
They eagerly awaited Sundays when they could lay their hands on their favourite weekly column by the versatile genius Rituparno Ghosh.
For master storyteller Rituparno Ghosh, who died on May 30, 2013 , the craft of Wicca - a modern pagan and witchcraft religion - was a "great draw" as it appealed to his intellectual side.
Bengal entertainment industry condoled Rituparno Ghosh's death, saying it is difficult to fill the void left by him.
Gay filmmaker Onir says that eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's demise will be a big loss for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Credited for ushering in a new wave in Bengali cinema by his trailblazing films, director-turned-actor Rituparno Ghosh was known for glorifying women besides exploring the touchy subject of same sex relationships.
Bengali director and actor Rituparno Ghosh died of a cardiac arrest at his Kolkata home at 7.30 am today. He was 49 and would have been 50 on August 31.