The critically acclaimed short story of "Kabuliwala" by Rabindranath Tagore is being adapted for a Bollywood movie and trailer of which has hit the internet. Some schools even had it as a part of their curriculum. Though the film deals with a story already quite vivid in our mind, the trailer of Bioscopewala too looks promising. Helmed by Deb Medhekar, the film also starring Tisca Chopra and Adil Hussain will hit the theatres on May 25.
An extrapolation of the original Tagore story, Bioscopewala extends the story from where Kabuliwala ends.
A trailer for much-awaited feature film - Bioscopewala - has been released by the makers.
Bioscopewala is the story of Minnie Basu (Geetanjali Thapa) who comes to Afghanistan in search of Rehmat Khan (Danny Denzongpa), the man who "taught her to tell stories", and lovingly called "Bioscopewala".
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Talking about "Kabuliwala", it was a short story by Rabindranath Tagore released in 1892.
The trailer promises to be an emotional journey, which is anchored by scenes taking place in different timelines, and the great Danny Denzongpa convincing in each them. In the modern retelling, when a famous photographer goes missing on a plane to Kabul, his daughter flies back to India to try and understand why he was going there. In his version, a Pashtun merchant from Kabul used to come to Calcutta each year to sell dry fruits.
Presented by Fox Star Studios in association with Star India, Produced Sunil Doshi and directed by Deb Medhekar.