Fifty years after Satyajit Ray’s fantasy-adventure Goopy Gyne, Bagha Byne, an animated film inspired by the classic titled GGBB: Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya, directed by Shilpa Ranade is all set to release this year on 1st March.
The film was screened recently at the Kala Ghoda festival in Mumbai and the makers were happy to see that the film received a great response from the audience.
Says, Narayan Parasuram of Karadi Tales, “we are happy with the kind of positive reception we got at the festival screening. Everyone, irrespective of the age group enjoyed watching the film.”
Produced by CFSI (Children’s Film Society India) in association with Karadi Tales (publishing house known for children’s books), GGBB has been nominated and awarded at many film festivals in India and abroad. The director, Shilpa is a well known illustrator and designer who has illustrated almost all the children books written by Gulzar sahab.
Satyajit Ray’s son Sandeep Ray saw the film sometime back in Kolkata and was all praise for the film.