hoichoi Premieres its First Independent Property, Tangra Blues, Worldwide
hoichoi’s first Independent Property, Tangra Blues, premieres today on the streaming platform a month after its theatrical release while simultaneously being available in multiplexes. Directed by National Award-Winning Director, Supriyo Sen, along with National Award-winning Cinematographer, Ranjan Palit and popular music director Nabarun Ghosh, the film is an underdog story of a band that refuses to die and rewrite its destiny through music.
Tangra Blues, ahead of its World Premiere on hoichoi, had opened to an overwhelming response and rave reviews in theatres a month back on April 15th. Tangra Blues is the first film ever made in Bengal that upholds the aspirations and struggles of the slum dwellers in so much prominence. The film is inspired by the lives and struggles of Sanjay Mandol & Group, Kolkata’s most popular waste band group, who went on to become a runner up in a popular talent reality show in the country. The film stars renowned actors Parambrata Chatterjee and Madhumita along with Saimul Alam, Oishani Dey and Atmadeep Ghosh among others.
hoichoi has been at the forefront of providing Bengali content globally to 250+ million Bengali’s residing worldwide. The streaming service boasts of a diverse catalogue of content, portraying stories from all walks of life, including thriller, crime drama, romantic comedies, detective stories, and much more. More recently, the streaming service announced their first slate of new shows, films and new season offerings for 2021 along with acquiring National Award-winning films like Tarikh.
In a statement, Soumya Mukherjee, Vice-President Revenue & Strategy of hoichoi, said, “With our huge bank of World Premiere movies and Original Shows, we are prepared to provide entertainment to our user base even at a time like this. Tangra Blues being our first Independent Property, we are excited for our users across the globe to enjoy it from the safety and comfort of their homes. At hoichoi, we endeavour to bring great content and latest releases on our service for our users to experience.”