Mumbai: ABP Studios’ produced docu-series “Mukhyamantri” premiered on Bengali on-demand video streaming platform hoichoi on 25 February.
The docu-series is directed by the famous Bengali director – Indranil Roychowdhury and is presented by Pratik Dutta and Shaoli Chattopadhyay.
Through this docu-series, ABP Studios aims at introducing the layman to the effervescent landscape of Bengal politics. It's a way of analysing Bengal's modern political history through the eyes of the state's eight chief ministers.
Indranil Roychowdhury has produced and directed multiple award-winning films over a period of 25 years of his career. His renowned production company Flipbook produced Indranil’s first full-length feature film Phoring in the year 2013. Moreover, his noteworthy work includes – ‘Tapanbabu’, ‘Ekti Bangali Bhooter Goppo,’ ‘Bhalobashar Shohor’ and ‘The Lovely Mrs Mukherjee.’
"We are thrilled to have forayed into Bengal with our very first docu-series,” said ABP Studios business head Zulfia Waris. “It's a never-before-told story about the history of West Bengal told through the tenures of each of its illustrious chief ministers. We are committed to use our rich 100-year-old archive of stories not just nationally but internationally as well. ‘Mukhyamantri’ marks the first of many shows that ABP Studios will produce in the future that have its roots in the state."
ABP Studios is collaborating with emerging national and international talent, as well as National Award-winning writers and filmmakers, to realize their larger aim of bringing local stories to a worldwide audience. They are also excited about developing and presenting content from its recent acquisitions in adventure, horror, and crime drama genres.