Popular theatre director Himangshu Prasad Das is all set to release his maiden film, ‘Shakira Aahibo Bokul Tolor Bihuloi’.
The film is an adaptation of his popular drama of the same name and has been made on a budget of Rs 30 lakh; part of the money was obtained through crowd-funding. It will release on Friday.
The film revolves around the intense rivalry between villagers during Rongali Bihu celebrations in the state. The competitive spirit culminates in the arrival of popstar Shakira at a local Bihu event.
The play was first staged in 2015 and was widely appreciated. It was put up by Guernica Creatovista, Das’s theatre group known for staging innovative plays since 2007.The troupe has staged different short plays on various topics on buses, parks and streets.
(With Inputs from TOI)