GenreThriller Running time2h 40m Story byShirshendu Mukhopadhyay LanguageBengali
Release date2 January 2015 (2015-01-02) Based onRwin by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay WriterPadmanabha Dasgupta, Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Arindam Sil CastSaswata Chatterjee, Swastika Mukherjee, Abir Chatterjee, Payel Sarkar, Ritwick Chakraborty Similar moviesAbir Chatterjee and Saswata Chatterjee appear in Ebar Shabor and Byomkesh Phire Elo
Ebar Shabor (Bengali: এবার শবর) (English:Now It's Winter) is a 2015 Indian Bengali-language mystery-thriller film based on the detective story "Rwin" by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay. The film is directed by Tollywood line producer Arindam Sil, and produced by Reliance Entertainment and Mundus Services. This is the first installment of Goenda Shabor film series. This is the second directorial venture of the master film director after the blockbuster Aborto The film is based on the investigation of the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Swastika Mukherjee). What follows is a revelation of certain shameful truths that are prevalent in the life of a typical high society person. The film released on 2 January 2015.
A police detective Shabor Dasgupta (Saswata Chatterjee) is entrusted with the daunting task of solving the mystery surrounding the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Swastika Mukherjee), a woman with a messy past, who was killed on the night she had thrown a party for friends and family. The task is daunting for Shabor because of the number of people involved. Mitali was once married to Mithu Mitra (Abir Chatterjee), who she divorced before settling overseas. Though she soon realized how much she loved him, her ego kept her from coming back to him. Heartbroken, Mithu found love in Mitali's cousin Joyeeta (Payel Sarkar). Also involved was Mitali's childhood friend and secret admirer Samiran (Rahul Banerjee), who has relationships with several women, including a school's physical education teacher, Julekha Sharma (June Malia), and another girl, Khonika (Debolina Dutta). Shabor starts investigation with his assistany Nandalal. As Shabor probes deeper, he learns many disturbing secrets about the Ghosh family, including the fact that Mitali had once eloped with a boy from her locality Pantu Haldar (Ritwick Chakraborty). She had married and left him within six months, ruining his future in the process. Another character, Doel, also comes into the picture. The detective now has to deal with the complex relationship problems that run deep root in the family and the mystery gets more and more complicated.
Saswata Chatterjee as Shabor Dasgupta
Subhrajit Dutta as Nandalal
Swastika Mukherjee as Mitali Ghosh
Abir Chatterjee as Mithu Mitra
Payel Sarkar as Joyeeta Ghosh
Ritwick Chakraborty as Pantu Haldar
June Malia as Rita/Julekha/Doyel Ghosh
Debolina Dutta as Khonika
Rahul Banerjee as Samiran Bagchi
Santu Mukherjee as Madhu Bagchi
Nitya Ganguly as Haren
Dipankar De as Barun Ghosh
Rajat Ganguly as Arun Ghosh
Upon the release Ebar Shabor received positive response from Critics. The movie has been running to packed houses over the weekend. All multiplex shows were sold out. Weekday shows have had 70-75% attendance across multiplexes.
After the film's grand success, Sil is planning a sequel to this film. There will be new producers as Mundus Services have gone bankrupt after the film's release and Reliance Entertainment won't launch new ventures just yet. It has been titled Eagoler Chokh.