Apu - a legendary enchanting captivating character of all time to make comeback on silver screen. Renowned director Madhur Bhandarkar will present this film. This film will be directed by Subhrajit Mitra. The outline of this film will be based on the concluding part of the novel Aparjito.
Avijatrik will be shot in various places of the country. in black and white to maintain the aesthetic flavor which complements its backdrop of 1940's India. The plot of this film will commence from where the actual Apu Trilogy ended with Apu Sansar. Avijatrik is mainly about the bond between the protagonist and his son.
As per Madhur Bhandarkar "I am very happy to present this film. As a storyteller and movie buff, I was a hardcore fan of Satyajit Ray's work and the story of Apu always given me tremendous high. I really hope this film will be a visual bonanza to all the cine lovers across the globe. With a team effort, we will try our best to display beautiful and pure interpersonal relationships, retain the magic of father-son duo which will woo the viewers. Really a pleasure to co-present with Madhur says co-producer Gaurang Jalan.
This particular film will have the roles of Dugga, Aparna, Ranu Di, and Lila. As Lila was not a part of the trilogy, but she was a principle character in the novel. Also, Apu's adventurer friend will be a new addition who will be an essential part of father-son's life.