Life’s like a treasure hunt. Sometimes you get a lot more than you bargained for!
After getting sacked from his job in Bangalore for wearing Boxers and cooking up fusion foods in office, Rohit Roy is back in Kolkata, in the hope of opening his Bengali fusion food restaurant ‘Bae Of Bengal’ in the city of joy. A bad break up is a wakeup call for most people and Sneha (fullname?) has run away from her parents in Delhi to her Popsy Masi hoping to open her interior design store in Kolkota. Both meet and fall in love and by the twist of fate, things happen that are little hard to digest. A whirlwind romance served with classic Bengali tadka, is all you need to spice up things this December as you sit to watch, The Big Bong Connection.
This web series explores the Kolkata of today – a cosmopolitan concoction of dreams, passion, cultural nuances and confusions. This concoction is what makes the Bengali culture and traditions hilarious yet fascinating to study as one that is always developing, growing and adapting in every way to the changing trends of this modern world.
The Big Bong Connection starts streaming on 27th of November on SonyLIV.
The episodic show is written by Chandroday Pal and Saptarshi Majumdar and produced by Joy B Ganguly.
primary cast include Ridhima Ghosh, Shamaun Ahmed, Mithu Chakrabarty, Punya Darshan Gupta, Rii Sen, Debopriyo MukherjeeMaya Rachel McManus & Soumyadeep Bubbla Bhattacharya.
Music is by Shibasish Banerjee with songs sung by Nikhita Gandhi and Surjo Bhattacharjee.
Uday Sodhi, Business Head, Digital, Sony Pictures Networks India:
“With increasing digital viewership, it’s imperative to offer content that’s intriguing and cuts across age groups and languages. The Big Bong Connection reinstates our promise of effective storytelling and presenting something unique with each property. This coming of age story intends to engage modern-day consumers about culture and relationships.”
Joy B Ganguly, Producer, Mojo Films “We are excited to be partnering with SonyLIV (on this web series. The Big Bong Connection cuts across all demographics targeting the user base of youth, women and other netizens. Going ahead we will focus more on creating digital entertainment content – customized experiences – be it regional, national or international’.
Saptarshi Majumdar, Director & Co-writer of this web series “The Big Bong Connection is the perfect ‘Bangali tadka’ to a quintessential romantic comedy. In our show, all the primary characters get their space to perform, with their bit of goof ups and fun. It has a simplicity in form and treatment that would be a fun ride to watch.”