The trailer of the upcoming film "The Storyteller", which stars powerhouse actors Paresh Rawal, Adil Hussain, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Revathi, was unveiled on Monday. The film has been selected in competition for the 27th Busan International Film Festival, which will be held from October 5 to October 14, 2022. It will stake claim for the coveted 'Kim Jiseok' award. Based on 'Golpo Boliye Tarini Khuro', a short story by legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, the film tells the story of a wealthy businessman who hires a storyteller to help him overcome his insomnia; It gets more complicated as twists are added to it.
Commenting on the occasion, the director of the film Ananth Mahadevan, who has earlier directed the National Award-winning film, 'Mee Sindhutai Sapkal', said in a statement, "The selection of 'The Storyteller' at the Busan international Film Festival in Competition is indeed prestigious and is a big step forward for Indian cinema in meeting global standards." The film has been produced by Jio Studios in association with Purpose Entertainment and Quest Films. The original Bengali short story 'Golpo Boliye Tarini Khuro' is one among the series of stories written by Ray, based on the enigmatic character Tarini Khuro, that he created.