Calcutta News – Asianet Republic Day Special Movie
Asianet Premiering the Malayalam Movie Calcutta News on 26 Jan 2010, On the Republic Day.
Calcutta News is directed by Blessy. The film stars Dileep, Meera Jasmine, Indrajith and Vimala Raman. The music is by Debjyothi Misra . The movie deals with India’s ugly underbelly of trafficking in women and how a middle class girl from Kerala gets caught in it.
Calcutta News Story : Ajit Thomas (Dileep) is an acclaimed investigative television anchor and producer with a leading channel ‘Calcutta News’, and is the son of a former footballer who grew up in Kolkata. His team at the channel includes news assistant Smita (Vimala Raman), and anchors Aruna (Manasa) and Sheela (Brinda). Ajit is a lovable guy who lives in a flat with his mom and sister and is active member of the Malayalee Samajam led by a comical president (Innocent) and his wife ( Bindu Panickkar) One day Ajit bumps into a newly married Malayalee couple while on work in a tram, but the guy is hostile when he tries to introduce himself as a Mallu! However, while editing the news, he is shocked to find that an unidentified body found near Kalighat resembles the rude guy he met in the tram.