“Aynabaji Original Series”, a brand new TV series carrying on from the record-breaking film of 2016, will air on three TV channels this Eid. The spinoff series will have seven episodes directed by seven different directors, and the one-hour episodes will air simultaneously on Gtv, Rtv and Deepto TV on seven consecutive days.
The disclosure was made in a press conference yesterday.
All the episodes will be standalone plays set against different backdrops and individual stories, based on the core premise of “Aynabaji” that a person in his lifetime may live many different peoples' lives. This is the first time that a film made in Bangladesh has been adapted into a TV series, which is more common in the international film industry.
Aside from seven top-line directors, the creative force behind “Aynabaji' the film will oversee the project, with director Amitabh Reza as the overall directorial consultant and screenwriter Syed Gausul Alam Shaon as the creative consultant. Tom Creations and Kandy Production are jointly producing the series, which will be helmed by Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Ashfaq Nipun, Sumon Anowar, Goutam Koiri, Tanim Rahman Angshu and Rabiul Alam Robi.
Ziauddin Adil, CEO, Top of Mind and producer of the “Aynabaji Original Series” said at the press conference: “'Aynabaji' is a milestone that truly stands on its own in the Bangladeshi film industry. 'Aynabaji Original Series', brought by the same team, is set to recreate the original spirit of the film, and allow viewers to relive the experience not just once but through seven new stories.”