It Happened In Calcutta Trailer: A War And An Epidemic Tests Kusum-Ronobir’s Relationship

Set in the City of Joy-Calcutta, this ZEE5 Original series brings you a whirlwind of emotions between love and hate. Watch the exciting trailer here!

Jessica David

February 19, 2020


3 min


The yesteryear’s love saga set in the ’60s and ’70s, It Happened In Calcutta, is a ZEE5 Original romantic drama that revolves around three aspiring doctors essayed by Naghma Rizwan (Kusum Ganguli), Karan Kundrra (Ronobir Chatterjee) and Harman Singh (Ratan Bagchi). Kusum is a young ravishing girl, who meets and falls in love with the flamboyant casanova Ronobir Chatterjee at the Calcutta Medical College where she pursues her MBBS degree to be an army doctor. The epic story is set to reach your screens on 29 February 2020.

Watch the trailer of this epic love saga here:

The eventful video begins with Ronobir confronting Kusum about her feelings for him and they share an intimate kiss! It immediately shifts to a disturbing shot of a battered Kusum in the army uniform lying in jail. A famous Rabindra Sangeet Bengali song Ami Chini Go Chini plays, as Kusum slaps Ronobir hard. Suddenly, bombs blast and guns are fired. Then opens the Calcutta Medical College which is a colourful and happening place. Ronobir is the Student Council President and the crush of all girls!

A new student Kusum, who is the only female MBBS student of the college, enters and sits in the boy’s section. When called out, she boldly answers, “No, it’s the MBBS section!” Ronobir instantly falls for her. He woos Kusum with old-school charm and they share an intimate moment in the car. Spanning from the period between 1960 to 1970, both of them drift apart and meet again when Ronobir returns from London as a doctor. He had broken Kusum’s heart in the past. An epidemic of cholera breaks out and a team of only 30 doctors have to attend 2000+ patients. India and Pakistan wage war and a loud siren goes off, worrying Kusum and Ronobir that Bengal is going to burn.

Amidst the chaos, a saga of romance is made immortal by their separation of 9 years! Ronobir gets a second chance at loving Kusum again, but she won’t repeat her mistake. Rapid scenes of Kusum, Ronobir and Ratan appear to be a complicated love triangle. But, Kusum is taken captive by the Pakistanis. The intriguing antithesis of Kusum’s feeling of hatred with the love song Lag Jaa Gale ends the eye-grabbing trailer!

Produced by Ekta Kapoor (Balaji Telefilms Ltd.) and directed by Ken Ghosh, the ZEE5 Original films looks colourful in its retro style. Don’t forget to catch It Happened In Calcutta on your screens on the leap day this year!

Hop on to ZEE5 Originals and binge-watch more romantic series such as Never Kiss Your Best Friend!

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