After a sensitive performance in "Kahaani", Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee is makingheadway in his film career in a slow and steady manner.
The actor has been roped in by Oscar winner Jeffrey D Brown for his film titled“Sold” based on child trafficking. Brownwas in Kolkata last week to officially sign Parambrata. Set in Nepal andKolkata, "Sold" will feature a 13-year-old Nepali girl who becomes avictim of the flesh trade. It is also expected to star Naomi Watts as one ofthe lead actors.
And, seven months after Sujoy Ghosh's thriller, Parambrata is also set to signhis second Hindi film, a remake of the 2011 Malayalam blockbuster "Traffic". Rajesh Pillai will directthe Hindi version as well, to be produced by Endemol. We hear Ajay Devgn willplay a superstar while Parambrata will be seen as cardiac surgeon Dr Abel.
Sources reveal Parambrata will be flying into Mumbai later this week to finalisethe deal. "He is also in advanced talks with UTV for a Nikhil Advanifilm,where he will co-star with Abhishek Bachchan," they say.
When contacted, Parambrata refrained from comment saying, "I am notsupposed to talk about my projects until they're officially announced by theirproducers. Butyes, I was in no hurry to sign another Hindi film after"Kahaani". Besides, I wasout of the country for quite some time.
Asked about his next film with Ghosh, he admits it is on the cards but adds itis still a long way off.