✍️By Special Correspondent
#Homecoming, the eclectic musical based on the camaraderie of a group of friends over theatre, is streaming now exclusively on Sonyliv.
To celebrate the success of the film some of the cast and crew members recently came together at Offbeat CCU, namely Soumyajit Majumdar, Soham Majumdar, Angana Roy, Ayan Bhattacharjee, Rupayan Paul, Gautam Siddhartha, Anirjit Hore, Sreya Bhattacharya among others.
The story revolves around a group of “friends” and “misfits”, who had formed a popular yet short-lived youth theatre group, reunite for the first time after 7 years on an eventful Durga Pujo night at their old rehearsal space, a bungalow which is about to be converted into Kolkata’s first five-star heritage hotel by the Ganges.
The film’s trailer is the most viewed Bengali film trailer by far with more than 1.4 cr cumulative views on social media within 3 weeks. The streaming now trailer (https://youtu.be/vsVtV7q1DYE) has garnered 1 cr + views in just 10 days on Youtube after it was released along with the film on 18th February.
Sony Liv’s first Bengali film # Homecoming ( incidentally the highest acquisition fees paid for any Bengali film by any OTT platform) is being lauded worldwide as a homegrown musical love letter to Calcutta and has received rave reviews from the national media and national audience alike, another first for a Bengali film. The film was also a part of NFDC Producers lab during scripting level , part of Film Bazaar 2019, Goa- South Asia’s largest film market.
#Homecoming written, directed by Soumyajit Majumdar, is a musical starring Sayani Gupta, Hussain Dalal, Plabita Borthakur, Tushar Pandey, Soham Majumdar and Tuhina Das, as part of an ensemble cast of more than 30 actors besides an eclectic crew that comprises several national and international award winners.
The eclectic music album of the film featuring Sameer Rahat, Mohan Kannan, Amrita Singh, Satyaki Banerjee and Mou Sultana is now streaming on all major platforms ( hear the album here :
http://smi.lnk.to/Homecoming/ https://youtu.be/IxPGr75Ayfw )
has earned praise across all quarters.
The music videos of the film are on the Sony Music YouTube Channel.