British Asian film maker Ruhul Amin is now busy with his new release Hason Raja starring Bollywood legend Mithun Chakraborti and music maestro Bappi Lahiri…reports Asian Lite News
Ruhul, the director of many documentaries and feature films for BBC and Channel 4 Television, earned critical acclaim through his powerful visions. The new movie revolves around a ruthless landowner in search of a divine beauty who transforms him to a poet. Shooting for the film has wrapped up and it is in the final post-production stages.
Legendary Bollywood super star Mithun Chakraborty’s powerful portrayal of the poet has majestically reincarnated Hason Raja for the big screen. The prevailing presence of Raima Sen and her elegant, compelling beauty illuminates every frame of the film. The rest of the cast perform with delicate nuances that have been captured by the filmmaker with great care.
Acclaimed Bollywood music director Bappi Lahiri entices through his exhilarating musical orchestration. Well known choreographer Sukalyan Bhattacharya has intricately interweaved various classical and folk dance forms, generating a dazzling spectrum of moves and colours. Breathtaking dance pieces transcend you to a bygone era.
The film is due for release at the end of this year.
Ruhul was born in Bangladesh. His fascination with visual expiration springs form a childhood desire to explore and depict his enchantment with nature and the warmth of a local tribal people ostracised by his own community. In the beginning of 80s he came to Britain with his parents. Within a year while he was at school he made his first doc-drama “Purbo London.” Since then he joined British film industry and worked as an assistant. Later he attended National Film and Television School.
In 1986 he made his first feature film “A Kind of English” for Channel four Television. The film was shown in the festival around the world and earned a critical acclaim. The film was compared with early work of De Sica and Satyajit Ray.
Ruhul is known for creating sensitive, understated, poetic films centred on the life of the Bengali community in the East End of London.