Acclaimed filmmaker Dr. Biju has announced his next project, titled ‘Papa Buka’.

Published On: 16 May 2024 | By:

Acclaimed filmmaker Dr. Biju has announced his next project, titled ‘Papa Buka’.

Acclaimed filmmaker Dr. Biju has unveiled his next project titled "Papa Buka," a groundbreaking collaboration between artists from India and Papua New Guinea.

 The film is co-produced by Neelam Productions, led by renowned director Pa. Ranjith, along with actor Prakash Bare's SILICON MEDIA, and NAFA Productions (Native Arts and Fashion Academy) in Papua New Guinea.

"Papa Buka" stars Ritabhari Chakraborty and Prakash Bare in the lead roles, and features music composed by three-time Grammy-winner Ricky Kej. The film's cinematography will be handled by Yedhu Radhakrishnan. Principal photography is set to begin in mid-July 2024 in Papua New Guinea.

In his announcement on Facebook, Dr. Biju expressed his excitement about this pioneering cinematic collaboration. He highlighted the significance of this being the first major co-production project between India and Papua New Guinea. The project has received official backing, announced by the Honorable Shri. Inbasekar Sundaramurti, High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, and Mrs. Noelene Taula Wunum from NAFA. Key project members include executive producer Parul Agrawal, production controller Adhya Prasad, film editor Davis Manuel, and chief production designer Dileep Daz.

"Papa Buka" is poised to be a unique and culturally enriching film, bringing together talents and resources from two distinct nations. The involvement of celebrated artists and technicians ensures a high-quality cinematic experience that is expected to resonate with audiences globally.