hoichoi announces World Premiere of National Award winning film Tarikh
The World Premiere of Churni Ganguly’s National Award winner and critically acclaimed film Tarikh has been announced by hoichoi as it releases its poster on its social media. The film will be exclusively released on the streaming service, starting May 8th.
hoichoi is rolling out exciting content each month, in a bid to take the best of Bengali content globally, making our binge-watch sessions more and more entertaining.
Directed and written by National Award-winning director Churni Ganguly, Tarikh revolves around three friends – an idealist, a realist and a conformist. Tarikh is about the circle of life that looks into the lives and beliefs. The stars featuring in the film include Saswata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Ritwick Chakraborty and Kaushik Ganguly amongst others.
Along with the Jury Special Mention Award at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival, Tarikh won the Best Dialogue at the 66th National Film Award. At the Los Angeles Film Awards 2019, it also won Best Indie Feature of 2019, Best Narrative Feature, Best Song and at the Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival 2019, it bagged the Best Editor, Best Actor (Female), Best Screenplay award. Additionally, 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!”
With over 2,000+ hours of Movies, Music Videos, exclusive Original Series, Songs and more, hoichoi is a leading Bengali entertainment platform. hoichoi aims to take the best of Bengali content globally and connect the 250+ million Bengalis residing worldwide to their roots.