Rajat Kapoor gears up for his DEBUT Bengali series Shobdo Jobdo

MUMBAI: Veteran actor Rajat Kapoor is gearing up for his debut Bengali series Shobdo Jobdo. He is playing the lead role in the upcoming thriller series by hoichoi.

It is helmed by Sourav Chakraborty, who has earlier delivered hits like Cartoon, Japani Toy and Dhanbad Blues.

The first song of Shobdo Jobdo, Boka Pahar, was launched recently in a press conference held in the office of hoichoi in the presence of the lead cast, namely, Rajat Kapoor, Paayel Sarkar, Mumtaz Sorcar, Subrat Dutta and other cast members – Kankana Chakraborty, Saloni Pandey, Kaushik Roy and Director Sourav Chakraborty himself.

Slated to stream from 21st February, Shobdo Jobdo starts off with Sougata (Rajat Kapoor) who is a well-known thriller writer of our times. His meteoric rise began while living in Los Angeles, with the publication of his first book ‘After Death’. It is a rare feat for a Bengali writer, writing in English in the US. After one and a half year, his next book ‘Death Case’ is released. Besides becoming an instant bestseller, a Production House of Bollywood has purchased the film rights by paying five times the royalty earned by Sougata. After this, it didn’t take long for a slim, 43 something Sougata to emerge as a popular Page 3 material. Sougata’s family comprises of his wife Aditi (Paayel Sarkar) and their daughter, Raka.

Sougata has come to Kolkata on vacation with his family. But a series of strange incidents disrupt his plans. A mysterious girl who calls herself Sulagna (Mumtaz Sorcar) keeps appearing in front him claiming that she knows which are the parts of the two novels written by Sougata were inspired by true events in his life. What disruption will this statement cause in Sougata’s life?