The mahurat of Bollywood scriptwriter Shagufta Rafique’s debut Bengali feature, Taxi Driver took place today. The horror thriller will star Yash Dasgupta and Mimi Chakraborty in lead roles. Being referred to as SVF’s Production #130, the film will be shot in the nooks of Kolkata starting from September 15. It will have a lot of supernatural elements in it.
Rafique is popular for penning dialogues and screenplay for Vishesh Films. She has films like Woh Lamhe, Awarapan, Raaz – The Mystery Continues, Jism 2, Aashiqui 2 and Hamari Adhuri Kahani among others to her credit. Dasgupta was last seen in Pathikrit Basu’s romantic flick titled Fidaa. Chakraborty featured in a coming-of-age drama, Crisscross directed by Birsa Dasgupta.
Initially titled Seven, the film will be produced by Shrikant Mohta and Mahendra Soni under the banner of Shree Venkatesh Films. The music will be composed by Jeet Ganguly.
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