Bengali animation film releases next month

By Sreya Basu

Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Kolkatans will be able to view a full-length Bengali animation film this summer.

Produced jointly by Elecom Animation Academy, a Kolkata-based animation training institute, and Mumbai's Fiesta Entertainment, the 82-minute film is based on 'Lal Kalo' (Red Black), a popular children's novel by Girindrashekhar Basu.

"'Lal Kalo' is based on racism between red and black ants. The black ant Krishna and red ant Lohit fall in love. Provoked by the villain Ghun, the red and black ants start a war against each other. Through this film we are trying to spread the message of unity among kids," Elecom's chief executive officer R.D. Malik told IANS.

"It took us about