RBN Web Desk: Rainbow Jelly, billed as the first food fantasy film in Bengali, has bagged five top honours at the Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival (HBFF) which concluded yesterday. The film is directed by independent filmmaker Soukarya Ghosal, and has Mahabrata Basu, Anumegha Banerjee, Koushik Sen, Sreelekha Mitra, and Shantilal Mukherjee as the lead cast.
While Mahabrata won the best actor award, Soukarya was adjudged the best scriptwriter. Arghyakamal Mitra won the award for best editing. That aside, Rainbow Jelly won the best popular film award and the jury award for the best film.
Made on a shoestring budget, Rainbow Jelly opened on 25 May to critical acclaim, and has since garnered positive to very positive reviews.