Open main menu

Professor Shonku O El Dorado (Professor Shonku and El Dorado) is an upcoming Bengali science fiction drama film directed by Sandip Ray based on Nakur Babu O El Dorado, a story of Satyajit Ray.[1][2][3] Dhritiman Chatterjee will portray the main protagonist character of Professor Shonku.[4][5]

Professor Shonku O El Dorado
Professor Shonku O El Dorado.jpg
First look poster
Directed bySandip Ray
Produced byShrikant Mohta
Mahendra Soni
Written bySatyajit Ray
Screenplay bySandip Ray
Story bySatyajit Ray
Based onNakur Babu O El Dorado
by Satyajit Ray
StarringDhritiman Chatterjee Subhasish Mukhopadhyay
Music bySandip Ray
CinematographySoumik Halder
Edited bySubrata Roy
Release date
December 2019


This is adventure story of the genius scientist and inventor Professor Shonku to the heart of the Amazon forests in search of the mythical city of El Dorado. One day a typical Bengali gentleman Nakur Chandra Biswas alias Nakurbabu comes to meet him in Shonku's house in Giridih. He lives in Makardaha. Shonku realises that Nakurbabu has supernatural power having ability to read others mind and to see future. Nakurbabu warns him about the upcoming incidents of Sau Paulo. Seeing his extrasensory power, amazed Shonku goes to Brazil with Nakurbabu to join a science conference and the mystery starts which ends in a fabled city in the Brazilian Amazon[6]



  1. ^ Acharya, Subrata (4 December 2017). "Satyajit's "Professor Shonku" coming to the big screen". The Daily Star. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  2. ^ Singh, Shiv Sahay (9 December 2017). "Satyajit Ray's Prof. Shonku is ready for the big screen". The Hindu. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Shonku on big screen". Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Professor Shonku O El Dorado' shoot commences by the end of". 17 May 2018. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Sandip Ray readies his first Professor Shonku film". Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Satyajit Ray's Popular Character Professor Shonku Set to Come Alive on Celluloid". Retrieved 30 August 2018.

External linksEdit