Animesh Dutta Returns: Saswata Chatterjee in Raj Chakraborty’s Debut Series ‘Abar Proloy’

The teaser for the upcoming Bengali web series ‘Abar Proloy’ was released on June 30, 2023, and it has already generated a lot of excitement among fans as Saswata Chatterjee returns as Animesh Dutta. To increase the excitement the makers have released the trailer of this series today. The series, which is directed by Raj Chakraborty and produced by Subhashree Ganguly, stars Saswata Chatterjee, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Ritwick Chakraborty, Saayoni Ghosh, June Maliah, and Paran Bandopadhyay.

Animesh Dutta Returns: Saswata Chatterjee in Raj Chakraborty’s Debut Series ‘Abar Proloy’

The storyline of ‘Abar Proloy’ revolves around the intriguing character of Animesh Dutta, who embarks on a mission to the Sunderbans to capture a shadowy mastermind responsible for a vast human trafficking racket. Over ten gripping episodes, Animesh dives into a web of crimes as he attempts to fulfill his mission. The series kicks off with a heart-pounding scene where he rescues a minor named Dugga from the clutches of ‘Hujjas,’ a young but menacing gang ruling the island.

In the enthralling world of ‘Abar Proloy,’ Animesh Dutta (portrayed by Saswata Chatterjee), finds himself pitted against formidable adversaries. Among them is Kanu (played by Gaurav Chakraborty), a crafty mastermind who stands as a significant obstacle in Animesh’s mission. Alongside Kanu is the enigmatic island’s godman, Shambhu Babu (portrayed by Ritwick Chakraborty), who adds an air of mystery to the unfolding drama. Additionally, the captivating presence of Mohini Maa (brought to life by Koushani Mukherjee) serves as Shambhu Babu’s alluring second-in-command, further intensifying the intriguing plot.

Cast and Crew Details:

Role Name
Title Abar Proloy
Director Raj Chakraborty
Producer Subhashree Ganguly
Cast Saswata Chatterjee, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Paran Bandopadhyay, Ritwick Chakraborty, Koushani Mukherjee, June Maliah
No. of Episodes 10
Cinematographer Manas Ganguly
Editor Md. Kalam
Composer Amit Chatterjee
Release Date 11th August 2023
Streaming Partner Zee5 Global

Director Raj Chakraborty said, “Any form of content should showcase the raw and real nature of the world, with a hint of entertainment. While making Abar Proloy, I wanted to cultivate awareness about the criminality of human trafficking that targets innocent, minor girls. Saswata Chatterjee’s marvelous embodiment of Animesh Dutta helped me create an essence of fearlessness instilled by a heroic cop with a calm and chill attitude. The entire cast and crew have given it their heart and soul to bring alive individual characters and my vision for my first web series. I am optimistic about the audience response to my debut in the digital space.”

Watch the Trailer Here:

Recently Saswata Chatterjee said, “Animesh Dutta is a character that is very close to me. I have always loved crime and detective dramas, and I am grateful to Raj for believing that I would be a perfect fit for this character. I am very excited to see the audience’s reaction to the revival of Animesh in Abar Proloy.”

In a delightful shift from his usual roles, Gaurav Chakrabarty enthusiastically shared his experience portraying the character of ‘Kanu’ in the captivating series ‘Abar Proloy.’ Known for essaying dashing and charming heroes throughout his career, this new role served as a refreshing change for the talented actor. Initially, Gaurav admitted feeling a tad anxious about the transformation, but the unwavering support and confidence bestowed upon him by director Raj Chakraborty and co-star Saswata Chatterjee.

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Meanwhile, Koushani Mukherjee expressed her delight, saying, “My debut in the industry was under the direction of Raj Chakraborty Sir. Being part of this new adventure in the digital space with him fills me with immense joy. The dedication and hard work we poured into creating the web series ‘Abar Proloy’ will surely be rewarding when viewers worldwide enjoy it on ZEE5 Global.”

‘Abar Proloy,’ is scheduled to stream exclusively on ZEE5 Global starting from August 11.


1. When will ‘Abar Proloy’ be available for streaming?
‘Abar Proloy’ is set to stream on ZEE5 from August 11.

2. Who plays the lead role of Animesh Dutta in the series?
The talented and versatile Saswata Chatterjee portrays Animesh Dutta.

3. What is the plot of ‘Abar Proloy’?
The series follows Animesh Dutta, a special crime branch officer, on his mission to uncover a human trafficking racket.

4. Which actors are part of the cast in ‘Abar Proloy’?
Alongside Saswata Chatterjee, the series features Gaurav Chakrabarty, Paran Bandopadhyay, Ritwick Chakraborty, Koushani Mukherjee, and June Maliah in pivotal roles.

5. Who is the director of ‘Abar Proloy’?
The series is directed by Raj Chakraborty.

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