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Sujoy Ghosh mulls Kahaani franchise

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MUMBAI: Stung by the climax of the film after which Vidya Bagchi dissolves herself among the sindoor and aabir-clad women, returning after their Dashami day rituals, one never had the time to give a thought to the lady. But, the clever director that he is, Sujoy Ghosh kept room for taking the film forward by keeping the lady alive.

Now after the heartening response that Ghosh‘s Kahaani has been getting, he has decided to make the Kolkata-based mystery-drama and its protagonist Vidya Bagchi a part of an ongoing series.

Confirmed Ghosh, “Yes, turning Kahaani into a franchise is something that was in my mind from the time I wrote the film. I knew I had stumbled on a unique idea that I didn‘t want to let go of. What Vidya Bagchi does with her life after my Kahaani, haunts me. I want to take the idea forward."

According to Ghosh, the idea was with him for a very long, he having written the script of Kahaani four years ago. And, knowing well that the protagonist had the potential to be a part of a series, the director has now begun to seriously consider carrying the story forward.

Hence, if all goes well, Kahaani 2 would be Ghosh‘s next project. He has already cracked the idea for a sequel.

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