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A delivery boy is about to start his usual day to deliver parcels all over the city. He walks out of his office while talking to his female friend over phone. The girl tries to keep track on him very often as she is too much anxious about her friend's health and security. The delivery boy struggles all the day long to deliver parcels to different corners of the city. In this duration he deals with the traffic, worst road conditions and other hurdles. At the end of the day he reaches another address to deliver a package. There he gets surprised to see his female friend. She says that it is her sister's house. When the boy hands over the package to the girl she says that the package is not for her but for the delivery boy himself. It is the birthday gift from the girl the the delivery boy. The boy didn't expect that anyone would remember his birthday. The girl says it also is a thanksgiving gift to him for his tremendous contribution of delivering happiness all over the city throughout the year without caring about any weather or any other conditions.

  • Pronil Halder
    Director
  • Rono Joy
    Writer
  • Pronil Halder
    Writer
  • Soumik Podder
    Key Cast
    "Delivery Boy"
  • Mousumi Siddha
    Key Cast
    "Female friend"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    রানার শুধু বদলেছে নাম
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 5, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    70 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Bengali, English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35 : 1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • Amazon Prime
    Country: United States
    Rights: Video on Demand
    Country: United Kingdom
    Rights: Video on Demand
  • YouTube
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Pronil Halder

Pronil Halder is an Electrical Engineer and an independent filmmaker from Kolkata, India. He is the founder of Unreal Production, a small film production organization which makes shortfilms, music videos and corporate videos for companies and distributes on video streaming and on demand platforms like Amazon Prime. Pronil Halder had directed five shortfilms and 2 music videos (till July 2019). His first title was 'PAYDAY', a science fiction. His other titles are 'D.RAY', 'Chayapath' and 'INSTINCT'. 'Chayapath' is considered as the first and the only science fiction space short film ever produced in Bengali language. His shortfilm 'INSTINCT' recently nominated as an official selection for Lift-Off Seasons 2019.

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Director Statement

My goal is to uplift Bengali language to international audience with the help of budget-friendly yet eye-opening shortfilms and music videos.