Kolkata: After trend-setting 'Bhooter Bhabisyat' (Future of Ghosts), director Anik Dutta's next project casts an irreverent look on today's consumerist society. 'Ashchorjyo Prodeep' is the story of an ordinary man who stumbles on a magical lamp and the comic events that follow, Anik said.
"It is a modern allegorical tale, but one can take the story either as a simple fairy tale or a layered narrative with references to modern consumerist trends."
The adman-turned filmmaker said it would be the prerogative of the viewers to interpret the film as a commentary on how men get detached from the simple pleasures of life.
"Or, alternately one may just enjoy it as a tale of Aladin in his modern avatar and the genie," he said. The movie is loosely based on eminent Bengali writer...more
02:53 PM, Nov 22, 2012