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SVF, in an event yesterday, finally unveiled the much-awaited teaser of its upcoming biggest production, Golondaaj, a historic fiction based on the life of Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhikhari, a legend noted for introducing football as a sport in India. Directed by Dhrubo Banerjee and with superstar Dev in the lead, Golondaaj’s official poster that was released few days back, grabbed huge attention from the audience thereby leading to higher anticipation.

The evening of the grand teaser launch opened with adept team of cast and crew speaking about the film and experience which was followed by showcasing of the teaser and a short content video that documented the making of the entire film. 

The boast-worthy ensemble cast of Golondaaj includes the best talents of the industry– namely Dev, Ishaa Saha, Anirban Bhattacharya, John Bhattacharya, Srikanto Acharya, Indrashish Ray, Alexx O Nell, RJ Agni, Joydeep Mukherjee and others. The 1min 05 second teaser not only depicts the grandeur of this periodic drama but also promises powerful performances from the above-mentioned cast. The teaser is now available to watch at all social media handles of SVF. 

Golondaaj is a historical drama feature showcasing the journey of Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhikari, known as the ‘Father of Indian Football’, the first Indian to ever play football and thereby, introducing it as a mainstream sport in the country! The love for football amongst Bengalis’ dates back to the late 1800s, when an Indian and more importantly a Bengali, imagined and dared to imbibe Football amongst people by opening several professional clubs for the sport. 

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(L-R)Dev and Dhrubo Banerjee

The film also narrates how one man goes on to challenging the existing social structure and leading the way like a true leader on the field…the ripples of his action resonate across the country.

Dhrubo Banerjee, director of Golondaaj, said “Golondaaj is a passion project, one that involved immense contribution of numerous peopleThe entire team worked extremely hard to make this dream come true. This is the first time the Bengali audience will experience a sports periodic drama at such a large scale.

“More importantly, being a Bengali, making a film on Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhikhari and his legendary contributions, is no less than an honour for me.

I hope people become more aware about this man and his life through this film. I would like to thank the audience who have already shown interest in the film I hope people like the teaser as well,” Banerjee said.

Dev, Actor, said “This film is huge! It will stay in people’s heart in many years to come. Firstly, I thank both Dhrubo Banerjee and SVF for thinking about making a film like this. I am grateful to play Nagendraprasad Sarbadhikhari, a man who is the pride of Bengal.

“We worked extremely hard for this film, not forgetting that some scenes were physically difficultBut the urge was so immense that nothing could stop us from going. Golondaaj will remain as one of my very special and memorable projects of lifetime,” Dev added.

Slated to release this Independence Day, SVF is all set to gift the audience with the magnum opus of the year in August 2021.