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Bratya Basu’s Bengali Film Tara Now Available on YouTube

Bengali production house Shri Venkatesh Films on Thursday announced that 2010 film Tara, directed by actor-director-politician Bratya Basu, is now available for viewing on YouTube.


An SVF spokesperson told Silverscreen India that the production house will upload six more popular Bengali films on YouTube soon.

“We are opening up a channel on YouTube called SVF Movies. The films that we have rights for will be uploaded on this channel. There are six film in the pipeline so far. We just opened the channel and want to see the response since the films, although re-releases, are going to be proper uploads and not the pirated versions,” an SVF spokesperson said.

Aborto (2013) and Kathbirali (2020), are among the six popular films that SVF is going to start with.

Directed by Bratya Basu, Tara features Prosenjit Chatterjee, Paoli Dam, and  Tota Roy Chowdhury in lead roles. The film released on November 5, 2010.

The story revolves around two men, Jahangir and Manoj, who get entangled between a corrupt administration and the violent Maoist movement. The film talks about the existence of two factions, separated in water-tight compartment- the administration and those who oppose it, referred to as Maoists by the former.


Roy Chowdhury was last seen in the 2019 film Jaanbaaz and will next be seen in the Hindi remake of The Girl on the Train. A popular face on Bengali films and television, the actor is working on television serial Sreemoyee with Indrani Haldar in the lead.

Dam was last seen in the Netflix horror-fantasy film Bulbbul, which released earlier this year. Her upcoming projects include the Hindi suspense thriller Raat Baaki Hai.

Chatterjee was last seen in the 2020 film Nirontor that released on Zee5. He will be seen next in 3 Dev.

Tara is now available on YouTube.