Projapati is a family entertainer directed by Avijit Sen. It is produced by Atanu Raychaudhuri (Bengal Talkies) and released by SSR Cinemas. The film is filled with numerous beautiful moments showcasing the bond between a father and son. Mithun Chakraborty, Mamata Shankar, and Dev play key roles in the movie. The family drama was a box-office success when it was released in theaters on December 23, 2022. It went on to become the third highest-grossing Bengali film in India for the year 2022.
In an interview with a news source, filmmaker Avijit said that there’s a lot to discuss when asked about Dev and Mithun’s acting approaches. According to him, Dev is a natural actor who portrays the character with genuine emotions and feelings. The filmmaker said that while filming Dev and Mamata Shankar’s monologue, which lasted over six minutes, tears started rolling down his face. Avijit thinks Dev’s delivery of his dialog was fantastic. He could sense Dev’s strength as an actor at that point and believes the actor’s character is relatable because he is very close to his parents in real life. His hardworking demeanor and personality brought an additional dimension to his character in the film.
Avijit also shares his thoughts on Chakraborty’s acting technique and said that his(Chakraborty’s) eyes speak louder than words. The director also said that Chakraborty has been Avijit’s idol and biggest inspiration to pursue a career in filmmaking. The veteran actor’s name was at the top of the heroes he looked up to as a child.
Gaur, played by Mithun Chakraborty, is an elderly widower who advises his son Joy to get married and start a family. On the other hand, Joy is content with his life right now. The primary focus of the first half of the trailer continues to highlight the endearing bond between Gaur and Joy. Gaur encounters his childhood friend Kusum and falls in love with her. Soon after, Joy tells his father that he has a girlfriend named Mala. But, an unexpected revelation strains the father-son relationship.
Joy, a wedding planner with his own business, has a hectic schedule. So, his 65-year-old widower father, Gaur, lives all alone. He wishes Joy was married, so he could see him start a family and play with his grandchildren. Will he be able to convince him?
Here is the list of actors featured in the movie:
- Mithun Chakraborty as Gaur Chakraborty.
- Dev as Joy Chakraborty, Gaur’s son.
- Mamata Shankar as Kusum.
- Shweta Bhattacharya as Mala, Joy’s girlfriend.
- Koushani Mukherjee as Jayashri, Kusum’s daughter.
- Koneenica Banerjee as Gaur’s daughter.
- Ambarish Bhattacharya as Gaur’s son-in-law.
- Kharaj Mukherjee as Gaur’s neighbor and friend.
- Biswanath Basu as Joy’s office colleague.
Since ZEE5 has acquired the streaming rights to the movie. Projapati will premiere on ZEE5 Global on April 14, 2023. ZEE5 premium subscribers can have direct access to the film on the streaming services.
How to watch the movie on ZEE5?
On April 14, 2023, Projapati will premiere on the ZEE5 Global platform. The film will be available online to ZEE5 premium subscribers. Follow the instructions below to see the movie on ZEE5.
Step 1: Install the ZEE5 app on your smart device.
Step 2: Sign up for an account and purchase ZEE5 premium.
Step 3: Search for the movie on the app.
Step 4: The movie page will be displayed.
Step 5: Choose a video quality and start watching Projapati online.