By Hindustan Times
Mr And Mrs Iyer are getting ready to reunite for another love story, this time based on the Tagore novel, Shesher Kabita (The Last Poem, 1929). It revolves around two iconic characters of Bengali literature, Amit and Labannya, who will be played by Rahul Bose and Konkana Sen Sharma. Sumon Mukherji’s Bengali film will flag off in April-May, wrap up by October, and should release this year.
“The timing is great since this year marks Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth centenary. It’s my first period film and it is wonderful that someone believes I can play such an important literary character who is part-Oscar Wilde part-Renaissance man, a Bengali aristocrat who, thanks to his travels abroad, is as comfortable with Keats as Rabi Thakur,” says Rahul. He points out that the profound transformation the Oxford educated barrister undergoes after