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Habji Gabji: Trailer of Film, Starring Parambrata Chatterjee and Subhashree Ganguly, Released 

Raj Chakrabarty, Bengali film director, released the trailer of his upcoming film Habji Gabji, starring Parambrata Chatterjee and Subhashree Ganguly, in lead roles on Twitter on Sunday.


The film is set to release in December.

The wait is over! Has arrived #হাবজিগাবজি Official Trailer! Happy Christmas 2020,” Chakrabarty wrote.

The film explores the harmful effects of children’s addiction to mobile phones and video games. The trailer was launched on Saturday, on the occasion of Children’s Day.

This film marks Chatterjee’s second venture with the director, after hit Bengali crime thriller Proloy (2013). 

For Ganguly, who is also Chakrabarty’s wife, Habji Gabji will be her first film after her maternity break. The film went on floors in January and was supposed to have a theatrical release in May. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the film’s release was halted and has now been scheduled for a Christmas premiere date.

Chakrabarty, a successful commercial film director, last worked on Parineeta (2019), starring Ganguly and Ritwick Chakraborty. His other films include Bolo Dugga Maiki (a 2017 film and a partial adaption of Malayalam film Oru Vadakkan Selfie), Adventures of Jojo (2018) and Shesh Theke Shuru (a 2019 remake of a 2016 Telugu film Siddhartha). He also has Dharmajuddha in the pipeline.


Chatterjee, who made his debut into Bengali cinema in 2002 has done over 80 films and has directed almost 10 films and telefilms. The Bengali actor has also starred in a few Hindi films including Vidya Balan-starrer KahaaniSatish Kaushik directed Gangs of Ghosts (remake of Bengali film Bhooter Bhobishyot), Traffic (remake of Malayalam film of the same name), Anushka Sharma-starrer Pariand Bulbbul (a Netflix original co-starring Tripti Dimri, which released earlier this year). The actor had four releases this year- Sraboner Dhara, Dwitiyo Purush, Case Jaundice, and Bulbbul. He has a number films in his pipeline such as Bony, Holud Boni (an Indo-Bangladesh film), Balley Troupe, Durgo Rahashya, Shokuner Lobh, Senapati, Antardhaan and Chakdaha Express (Hindi).

Ganguly made her debut into the film industry with an Odia film and then ventured into Bengali cinema. She last appeared in Parineeta. She will be starring in Chakraborty’s upcoming film Dharmajuddho and will be making her debut in Tamil cinema with Maane Thaene Paeye, a romantic comedy film written and directed by N Krishna, co-starring Aari and  Daniel Balaji.