Bioscopewala trailer: Danny Denzongpa brings to life Rabindranath Tagore’s Kabuliwala in this extrapolation


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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd In an attempt to reconnect with her childhood, she stumbles across her dead father’s old friend, who was the operator of a Bioscope show (hence, the name change) that she loved in her childhood. Saddened by their loss, Mini takes it upon herself to reconnect this man with his daughter and unravels his mysterious character along the way. The story follows a Pashtun merchant from Kabul, who comes to Calcutta for selling dry-fruits every year and while living in India he becomes friends with a five-year-old girl Mini from a middle-class aristocratic family as she reminds him of his daughter who lives in Kabul. Titled Bioscopewala, the film stars Danny Denzongpa as the titular character and it is every bit intriguing. As Mini says in the trailer, “This man taught me how to tell stories, he taught me how to make things up. Though the essence of the story remains the same, that of partition and longing for one’s own land and people, the film seems to be trying to introduce a parallel narrative of the magic of stories and storytelling as well. The trailer introduces us to a now grown-up Mini Basu (Geetanjali Thapa) and how she loses her father in a plane crash. Presented by Fox Star Studios in association with Star India, Bioscopewala is produced by Sunil Doshi and directed by Deb Medhekar. An extrapolation of the original Tagore story, Bioscopewala extends the story from where Kabuliwala ends. Related News
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Rabindranath Tagore’s short story Kabuliwala was released in 1892. 2018-05-09T13:34:44+05:30″>
Published: May 9, 2018 1:34:44 pm

Danny Denzongpa perfectly captures the emotions of the iconic Kabuliwala characeter by Rabindranath Tagore. The trailer sets up the premise pretty well and yet does not reveal a large chunk of the story. There are a number of poignant shots of a fascinated young Mini (Miraya Suri) playing around with the bioscopewala. The bioscopewala spends his days longing to meet his daughter who lives in the war-torn Kabul, Afghanistan.