Jisshu Sengupta is one Bengali hero everyone loves unanimously for his brilliant acting chops and youthful good looks. He has become a favourite ever since his debut on television as Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in the serial, Mahaprabhu. He has acted in several soaps and films since, including in Byomkesh O Chiriyakhana, as Byomkesh Bakshi, the iconic detective and played other memorable characters as well. Today, in honour of his special day, we take a look at five films he features in that you must watch this weekend.
Directed by Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Shonar Pahar is a 2018 film starring Jisshu Sengupta, Soumitra Chatterjee, Parambrata and Tanuja. It is a drama about a strained mother-son relationship. Upama (Tanuja) is an elderly woman who is embittered by her son, Soumya’s (Jisshu Sengupta) treatment of her. Emotions run rife in this drama with characters portrayed sensitively by the cast.