Rituparna Sengupta: ‘Ittar’ is a sweet yet mature love story


MUMBAI, April 15 (Online): Rituparna Sengupta who recently recovered from COVID-19 at a Singapore recovery centre will soon start shooting for Veena Bakshi’s Hindi film ‘Ittar’.

Talking about her latest project, Rituparna said “It is a sweet yet mature love story that depicts the unusual nuances of two people from completely different backgrounds, who meet in different circumstances. The story of the film is actually about a middle-aged couple who find love and comfort in each other’s company. Dipak Tijori is cast opposite me in this film.”

Veena Bakshi, the National Award-winning filmmaker had earlier directed ‘The Coffin Maker’ starring Naseeruddin Shah, Randeep Hooda and Apoorva Sharma. In ‘Ittar’, Rituparna will be seen playing the role of Abha, who is a school teacher. “The film will show how Abha meets Dipak Tijori’s character and then how their lives get entangled. It is a beautiful love story penned by Veena,” said the actress.

The seasoned actress is also playing one of the protagonists in Kabir Lal’s upcoming thriller ‘Antardrishti’. It also stars two popular actors from Bengal Sean Banerjee and Indrajit Chakraborty. The film is a revenge thriller that’s been shot in four languages – Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and Kannada. Rituparna is playing the lead in the Bengali version.