Soumitra Chatterjee or Soumitra Chattopadhyay (Shoumitro Chôttopaddhae; born 19 January 1935) is an Indian film and stage actor and poet.He is best known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning film director Satyajit Ray, with whom he worked in fourteen films, and his constant comparison with the Bengali cinema screen idol Uttam Kumar, his contemporary leading man of the 1960s and 1970s.
Director Bibhash Mukherjee, who has already done a 35-minute test shoot for the film in Kolkata, is all set to start shooting next year. Speaking from Mumbai, Mukherjee says, ���I���ve been involved with this project for seven years now. In my script, I���ve brought Binodini out of the house. Director & Scriptwriter, “A Time For Stories” – a film on an Indian literary festival commissioned by PSBT, India. Producer, Associate Director, “Miles To Go”, a documentary commissioned by Greenpeace India. Co-producer, Director & Scriptwriter of a documentary “In God’s Own Country”, produced by Elephant Corridor.