Unoloukik (Bengali: ঊনলৌকিক) is a Bangladeshi anthology streaming television series written by Shibabrata Barman and directed by Robiul Alam Robi. Individual episodes explore the psychoanalytic journey of the human mind. There are five episodes in this series. The first episode Moribar Holo Taar Shwaad premiered on 12 July 2021, and the last episode of the series Dwikhondito premiered on 12 August 2021 on Chorki.

Unoloukik
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Bengaliঊনলৌকিক
Genre
Developed byRobiul Alam Robi
Screenplay by
  • Shibabrata Barman
  • Robiul Alam Robi
  • Syed Ahmed Shawki
  • Neamoth Ullah Masum
  • Naseef Amin
Story byShibabrata Barman
Directed byRobiul Alam Robi[1]
Starring
ComposerRasheed Sharif Shoaib
Country of originBangladesh
Original languageBengali
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes5
Production
Executive producers
  • Mir Mukarram Hossain
  • Tanim Noor
  • Rumel Chowdhury
ProducerSaleh Sobhan Auneem
Cinematography
  • Tanveer Ahmed Shovon
  • Barkat Hossain Polash
  • Kamrul Hasan Khosru
  • Sumon Sarker
  • Ishtiaque Hossain
Editors
  • Sazal Alok
  • Saleh Sobhan Auneem
Running time20–30 minutes
Production companies
  • Film Syndicate
  • Film Noir
Release
Original networkChorki[2]
Original release12 July (2021-07-12) –
12 August 2021 (2021-08-12)

The series has adopted four stories by Shibabrata Barman - Moribar Holo Tar Shwaad, Dwikhondito, Jagar Bela Holo (adapted to Mrs. Prohelika), and Television (adapted to Hello Ladies). And he wrote the fifth story Don't Write Me especially for this series.[3]

Unoloukik has been produced under the banner of Film Noir and Film Syndicate. Saleh Sobhan Auneem served as the producer and Mir Mukarram Hossain, Tanim Noor, Rumel Chowdhury were the executive producers.[4]

The screenwriting team consists of Neamoth Ullah Masum, Syed Ahmed Shawki, and Naseef Amin along with Shibabrata Barman and Robiul Alam Robi.[5]

Five cinematographers worked on the five episodes of Unoloukik, which is a rare feat in the Bangladeshi entertainment industry. They are - Kamrul Hasan Khosru, Tanveer Ahmed Shovon, Sumon Sarker, Ishtiaque Hossain, and Barkat Hossain Polash.[6]

The cast includes Asaduzzaman Noor, Gazi Rakayet, Chanchal Chowdhury, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Rafiath Rashid Mithila, Iresh Zaker, Intekhab Dinar, Mostafa Monwar, Sumon Anwar, Naziba Basher, Shohel Mondol, Farhana Hamid, Sahana Rahman Sumi.[7]

PremiseEdit

Genre and themesEdit

As Unoloukik is an anthology series, each episode is standalone and can be watched in any order. The program is an instance of Psychological fiction within thriller and drama. The majority of the episodes revolve around the maze of illusion and truth. Each of the stories has its dark materials present time and space paradoxes and questions pertaining to existence. There are historical testaments, psychological bewilderments, and an overall curious expedition of what might have been true if only a combination was altered.[8]

CastEdit

Episode 1Edit

Episode 2Edit

Episode 3Edit

Episode 4Edit

Episode 5Edit

EpisodesEdit

No.EpisodeDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Moribar Holo Taar Shwaad"[11]Robiul Alam RobiRobiul Alam Robi
Syed Ahmed Shawki
12 July 2021 (2021-07-12)
Kabir wants to die. He has a suicidal tendency. He tried so many ways to killed himself, but failed. He regularly visit to a psychiatrist who is trying help him to combat with his psychological disorder.
Cast : Mostafa Monwar, Gazi Rakayet, Sumon Anowar, Naziba Basher
2"Don't Write Me"[12]Robiul Alam RobiNeamoth Ullah Masum
Shibabrata Barman
Robiul Alam Robi
15 July 2021 (2021-07-15)
Amir Hossain worked in a printing press shop. One day he gets a book named 'Amirer Dinratri' to make a copy of it. By seeing his name on the book, he got interested in it and started reading it. By reading this, he discovered this story is his own life story. He became curious and went to meet with the writer.
Cast : Shohel Mondol, Asaduzzaman Noor, Farhana Hamid
3"Mrs. Prohelika"[13]Robiul Alam RobiRobiul Alam Robi
Neamoth Ullah Masum
Naseef Amin
29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
Humaira came to a psychologist to get treatment. She couldn't dream and was suffering from a sleeping disorder for more than two years. The psychologist advised her to visit a neurologist rather than a psychologist.
Cast : Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Chanchal Chowdhury
4"Hello Ladies"[14]Robiul Alam RobiNeamoth Ullah Masum
Shibabrata Barman
Robiul Alam Robi
5 August 2021 (2021-08-05)
A television show called Hello Ladies is very popular among the housewives. On the shooting set of the show, the host of the felt like she could see the drawing room of her audiences through the camera lens.
Cast : Rafiath Rashid Mithila, Iresh Zaker, Sahana Rahman Sumi
5"Dwikhondito"[15]Robiul Alam RobiShibabrata Barman
Neamoth Ullah Masum
Robiul Alam Robi
12 August 2021 (2021-08-12)
Mostaq Ahmed works in a government office as a clerk. He went to Mohammadpur police station and discuss some stories with the on duty sub-inspector. And finally, reveal he is facing a death threat from an anonymous person and want to file a general dairy (GD).
Cast : Intekhab Dinar

ReleaseEdit

On 26 June 2021, Chorki released the poster of Unoloukik on social media. And on 10 July 2021, they released the trailer on YouTube.[16][17] Unoloukik premiered on 12 July 2021, with an episode release. One episode would be released every week for the remainder of the 5-episode first season. The last episode Dwikhondito aired on 12 August 2021.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'Unoloukik' deals with psychoanalytic journey of the human mind: Robi". The Business Standard. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Chorki to begin journey with 'Unoloukik'". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  3. ^ "চরকিতে অ্যান্থোলজি সিরিজ 'ঊনলৌকিক'". Ittefaq. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  4. ^ "অ্যান্থোলজি সিরিজ 'ঊনলৌকিক'". Desh Rupantor. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Chorki to start operations with Mithila, Chanchal, Tisha's psychological thriller Unoloukik". Bangladeshi Live News. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  6. ^ "A sneak peek into Chorki's 'Unoloukik'". The Daily Star. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Chorki anthology series 'Unoloukik' is coming". Natun News Monitor. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  8. ^ "নানা স্বাদের ৫ গল্প নিয়ে চরকিতে আসছে 'ঊনলৌকিক'". Prothom Alo. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  9. ^ "Asaduzzaman Noor's first web series 'Unoloukik'". Bangladesh Post. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  10. ^ Chowdhury, Priyanka (13 August 2021). "Behind Intekhab Dinar's stellar performance in 'Unoloukik'". The Daily Star.
  11. ^ "মরিবার হলো তার স্বাদ: ঊনলৌকিক অ্যান্থোলজির প্রথম পর্ব বাড়িয়েছে প্রত্যাশা!". Cine Golpo. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  12. ^ "ডোন্ট রাইট মি: বাস্তব বনাম অবাস্তবের দ্বৈরথের তুখোড় নির্মাণ!". Cine Golpo. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  13. ^ "মিসেস প্রহেলিকা: 'ঊনলৌকিক' অ্যান্থোলজির সেরা চমক?". Cine Golpo. Retrieved 30 July 2021.
  14. ^ "হ্যালো লেডিজ: পরাবাস্তব অথবা ভ্রম!". Cine Golpo. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  15. ^ Sarker, Shubho. "দ্বিখণ্ডিত: 'ঊনলৌকিক অ্যান্থোলজি'র শেষটাতেও বজায় রইলো মুগ্ধতা!". Cine Golpo (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2021.
  16. ^ "First look of Chorki's anthology series 'Unoloukik' unveiled". The Daily Star. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  17. ^ "Poster of anthology series Unoloukik released". The New Nation. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  18. ^ "আজ শেষ হচ্ছে ভ্রম আর সত্যের গোলকধাঁধার খেলা". Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 August 2021.

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