Shekhar (Kitu) Ghosh’s ‘Chowky’ takes Kolkata Youth by Storm

Shekhar (Kitu) Ghosh’s ‘Chowky’ takes Kolkata Youth by Storm

• Film receives rave reviews from students a post special screening and workshop for the

students of Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI)

• Directed by Shekhar (Kitu) Ghosh, Chowki is co-produced by Shekhar Ghosh and Bunty

Walia and Jaspreet Singh Walia G S Entertainment Pvt Ltd.

• Stars youth heartthrob Yudishtir Urs, Veteran NSG Commando Deepanjan Chakraborty,

Raj Singh Chaudhary and Sandhya Mridul

Kolkata, 16 July 2014: Having tasted critical acclaim with his debut film ‘Super Se Upar’,

Director-Producer Shekhar (Kitu) Ghosh’s is leaving no stone unturned to ensure widespread

success for his next venture ‘Chowky’, which incidentally has already started being talked about

as a must watch movie. Shekhar, in almost a first of its kind marketing initiative in the country,

has begun screening the entire movie to key media schools around the country so as to ensure

a good ground swell and word-of-mouth for it well before its release which is slated for October

2014. The first such screening was held at the prestigious Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute

(SRFTI) in Kolkata yesterday. Apart from showcasing the movie, Shekhar also conducted a

workshop with the student on its making.

While Shekhar, for whom ‘Chowky’ is a passion project for which he feels strongly, expected a

positive response from the students, the overwhelming response took even him by surprise.

Commenting on the response, Shekhar said: “Chowky to me, like all of us involved in this it, is a

project of passion. We all believe in it and have given it our whole. Hence to see a whole batch

of media students from one of the leading media schools in the country go into pin-drop silence

was quite an overwhelming experience.

“Going forward we do intend to do many such screenings at leading media schools across the

country including FTII and even Symbiosis, amongst others,” added Shekhar.

director kicked off this has already been making rounds about it being a movie to watch out

for. The team consisting of director and the lead actors Yudishtir Urs, Sandhya Mridul and

debutant Deepanjan Chakraborty were present at the SRFTI where they showcased the movie

and also conducted workshops with its students.

Chowky, is a suspense thriller that features youth heartthrob Yudishtir Urs and ex NSG

Commando and debutant actor Deepanjan Chakraborty in the lead along with the highly

talented Sandhya Mridul and Raj Singh Chaudhary of Black Friday and Gulaal fame. It is a story

of one night between two strangers with a lot of twists and turns. The film revolves around a

criminal and a sub-inspector, over an eventful night, in a Chowky (police station) where fate has
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got the two together in what turns out to be far more intriguing and potent than a mere face- off between the two.

Another key element of the movie is its music, which has been put together by some of the

leading musicians of the country. While composer duo Sonu Nigam and Bickram Ghosh have

composed a promotional song for Chowky, composer duo Bapi – Tutul have composed 2 songs

and composer Arjit Dutta has composed 1 song in the film. Further with lyrics been penned by

the likes of Prashant Narayan, Arijit, xxx, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam and acclaimed director

Shashank Ghosh, amongst others have lent their voice to the tracks.

Slated for an October 2014 release, other credits of Chowky include story and dialogues by xxx,

screenplay by xxx, cinematographer by xxx, action by xxx and sound by xxx.


Notes to the Editor

About GS Worldwide Entertainment:

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management and film production company. Having scaled the heights of success, the company has

ventured into the diversified fields of television software development, weddings, ad films, music videos

and celebrity management. What sets GS apart is vision, talent, expertise and attention to detail which

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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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