Chander Pahar is one of the most anticipated movies of 2013. Good news not just for fans of Dev the superstar of Tollywood but even for the fans of the adventure children’s masterpiece from Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. This classic has indeed transcended all barriers of age , as even adults who have read this exciting story simply love it immensely. The readers can expect to be enthralled to see this swashbuckling adventure story coming alive on the big screen.
Chander Pahar is about this Bengali guy, Shankar, who hails from a humble background but harbors big dreams. Shankar is not just your guy next door, as he is extremely athletic and is very good at sports. A good boxer, a horse rider, a rock climber, a brilliant football player, a deft swimmer – Shankar knows it all. His adventure takes him to Uganda where he comes face to face with the perils of Mother Nature.
Kamaleswar Mukherjee, the director and the man behind the movie, is almost certain that Dev was the ideal man in Tollywood to play Shankar, because of his larger than life image and excellent physique.