Ashish Chowdhary, a resident of Korap Khairane has embarked on a mission- making a documentary film on the life of freedom frighter and social worker Kamada Kinker Mukherjee the father of president Pranab Mukherjee .
The documentary is still in the pre- production stage. The person essaying the role of Kamada in the documentary will be Abhijit Mukherjee ,the President’s son. Through this documentary, chowdhary , an alumnus of Xavier’s Institute of communication (XIC) Mumbai, will bring to the fore the untold story of KK Mukherjee, a dynamic freedom fighter.
Kk Mukherjee was a dedicated follower of mahatma Gandhi In 1972, he was awarded Tamra Patra by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Chowdhary said, “The documentary is in pre- production stage. It will take at least five to six months to get completed. Since it is a documentary on a noted freedom fighter, I have to gather all facts and figures pertaining to him and work on them. Once the documentary is complete, I will take it to various film festival.
“KK Mukherjee is one of the untold heroes of the freedom struggle. Through this documentary , I want to create a awareness among people about the heroic freedom fighters of that time,” he said.
Chowdhary, a member of Indian film and television Director association and consumer forum has worked on many national and international project including A television and turkey with Melton Innan for Indian discovery channels.
The XIC alumnus is associated with ABC film international, Kani Veri Production and Image India to make ad film, documentary, corporate films. He recently directed a documentary film, produced by Shirdi Sai Chairtable Trust. He he has also been awared the Dnyan Vikas Samaan Chinn.
—As appeared In Hindustan Times on September 20, 2014.