Kolkata: hoichoi released the poster of Churni Ganguly’s National Award winner and critically acclaimed film Tarikh on their social media, thereby announcing the World Premiere of Tarikh exclusively on the streaming service, starting May 8th.
In a bid to take the best of Bengali content globally, hoichoi is rolling out exciting content each month making our binge-watch sessions more and more entertaining.
Tarikh is about the circle of life that looks into the lives and beliefs of three friends – an idealist, a realist and a conformist. Directed and written by National Award-winning director Churni Ganguly, the film features a stellar line-up of stars including, Saswata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Ritwick Chakraborty and Kaushik Ganguly amongst others.
Besides winning Best Dialogue at the 66th National Film Award, Tarik also won the Jury Special Mention Award at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival. Additionally, it even won the Best Narrative Feature, Best Song, Best Indie Feature of 2019 at the Los Angeles Film Awards 2019. It also bagged the Best Editor, Best Actor (Female), Best Screenplay award at the Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival 2019. Moreover, Tarikh was also the official selection at the BRICS Film Festival 2019, Brazil.
In a statement, Soumya Mukherjee – Vice President, Revenue and Strategy, hoichoi said, “hoichoi has become the destination of choice for audiences to watch ‘new releases’ as well as ‘quality content’ from Bengal. Last year 40% of our overall subscription revenue came from international contribution, where people are most likely to consume Bengali Classics and New World Premieres. This is simply the start, we have an exciting line-up for our user base in the coming months, where there is something for everyone at hoichoi. Keep streaming!”