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SOS Kolkata: Official Trailer Released

The makers of Bengali film SOS Kolkata released its official trailer on Tuesday. Directed by Anshuman Pratyush, the film is slated to release during Durga Puja.

Written and directed by Pratyush, the movie features Yash DasguptaMimi Chakraborty, Nusrat JahanEna SahaSabyasachi Chakraborty, Shantilal among others. The lead actors shared the announcement on their respective social media handles.

Chakraborty, who is also a Member of Parliament, documented the precautionary measures that were taken during the film’s shoot on her YouTube channel. She showed a reduced crew size, usage of PPE kits and availability of masks and sanitisers across the studio.

SOS Kolkata marks the second collaboration of actors and MPs Nusrat Jahan and Chakraborty. They were seen together in Birsa Dasgupta’s Crisscross (2018).

The film, bankrolled by Jarek Entertainment and Pratyush Entertainments, has been billed as an action thriller about a terrorist attack set in the city of Kolkata. According to producers, in the film, civilians  join hands with security personnel to prevent the attack that has been planned as a recreation of the Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack.


The shooting of the film was stalled after the country went into lockdown in wake of rising Covid-19 cases. In July, the West Bengal government permitted the resumption of film shoots in the presence of precautionary measures.

Pratyush is known for writing the screenplay and dialogues for films like Panther (2019), which he directed as well, Sultan The Saviour (2018), Inspector Notty K (2018), Abhimaan (2017), and Badshah The Don (2017). With SOS Kolkata, he turned producer.

His upcoming projects include Baazi that will feature Jeet and Chakraborty.

Both Dasgupta and Chakraborty were last seen in Shagufta Rafique’s Mon Jaane Na. Chakraborty’s next is Debaloy Bhattacharya’s Dracula Sir (2020) which will release on October 21. Nusrat Jahan was last seen in Pavel’s Asur (2020). Her upcoming project includes Bratya Basu’s Dictionary.