Konkona and Rahul in the leading cast of Suman Mukhopadhyay’s Shesher Kabita
Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose who are among the top ten actresses and actors on my list of favorite stars across Bollywood and Tollywood have been roped in for the celluloid adaptation of Shesher Kabita, an ambitious project by the National Award winning director Suman Mukhopadhyay. Shesher Kabita, an evergreen Rabindranath Tagore classic, is after the Bengali hearts. Rahul and Konkona, the leading pair in Mr and Mrs Iyer, will be seen playing the major characters – Amit and Labanya.
Shesher Kabita that is a poetic novel, a new genre introduced by the Bard of Bengal in Bengali literature, is an unrequited love story with focus on tangled emotions and puzzling human relationships. Suman Mukhopadhyay is renowned for not only his avant-garde cinematic creations but also theatre productions such as Rabindranath’s Bisarjan and Shakespeare’s King Lear. Now he is up to take Shesher Kabita to global heights through the cinematic adaptation under his direction.