Hemanta is a 2016 Bengali language drama thriller film directed by Anjan Dutt. It stars Parambrata Chatterjee in the role of the titular protagonist, with Jisshu Sengupta, Payel Sarkar, Gargi Roychowdhury, Saswata Chatterjee and Shantilal Mukherjee in other pivotal roles. The film is a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet, amidst a massive Bengal production house.
|Directed by||Anjan Dutt|
|Produced by||Shyam Sundar Dey, Pankaj Ludia|
|Based on||William Shakespeare's Hamlet|
|Starring||Parambrata Chatterjee, Jisshu Sengupta, Payel Sarkar,|
|Music by||Neel Dutt|
|Edited by||Arghyakamal Mitra|
GreenTouch Entertainment, Lundia Group
Set amidst the backdrop of the entertainment world of Bengali cinema production, the film is about Hemanta Sen who goes off to the United States at a young age to study films. Trained as a filmmaker, he comes back to know that his father has died three years ago and also about his mother's relationship with his uncle.
|Parambrata Chatterjee||Hemanta Sen||Prince Hamlet|
|Jisshu Sengupta||Hirak||Horatio (Hamlet)|
|Gargi Roychowdhury||Gayatri Sen||Gertrude|
|Saswata Chatterjee||Kalyan Sen||Claudius|
|Subhra Sourav Das||Yuri|
Shamayita Chakraborty of The Times of India gave 3 stars and praised the performances of Parambrata Chatterjee, Jisshu Sengupta, Saswata Chatterjee and Sagnik Chatterjee while criticized the absence of the Ghost (Hamlet) in the story.
- "Hemanta: After Vishal Bhardwaj, Anjan Dutta too reinvents Hamlet". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
- "Hemanta's cast speak about their characters". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
- "I think content is the king". Millenniumpost. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
- "Hemanta Movie Review". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 August 2016.