Last Feluda series Bengali film ‘Royal Bengal Rahasya’ was released last year during Christmas. Bengali actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty played the role of Feluda in the film and he has portrayed the role of Feluda from 2003 to 2011. After the release of Royal Bengal Rahasya, Sabyasachi Chakraborty announced that he would be no more Feluda in any Feluda series movie as his present age will not match the detective role.
Since then Bengali audiences were waiting for the next Feluda and it seems that the search for next Feluda is over. Sandip Ray and producer Venkatesh Groups have talked with Abit Chatterjee and latest news is that Abir Chatterjee is agree to play as Feluda in next Feluda series movie of Sandip Ray. Abir Chatterjee is a well-known face in Bengali films after blockbuster hit ‘Kahaani’ and ‘Jekhane Bhooter Bhoi’. Jekhane Bhooter Bhoi is directed by Sandip Ray and the film is released in this Christmas. Abir Chatterjee has already acted in the role of ditective – Byomkesh Bakshi in Anjan Dutta films.
Sandip ray confirmed that the next Feluda series movie will be ‘Badshahi Angthi’ although he does not know if it will be possible to release the movie by next Christmas. Sandip Ray is very hopeful about Abir Chatterjee. Sandip thinks that only Abir can fit the vacant place of Sabyasachi Chakraborty. Sandip ray has a long term planning with Abir Chatterjee. Sandip Ray thinks that Abir’s age will permit him to play the role of Feluda for at least 7-8 years.