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Posted on Feb 02, 12:35PM | IBNS
By Barshali Banerjee, Kolkata, Feb 1 : Nigel Akkara is a new addition to the Tollywood film industry after the success of his film Muktodhara, which rode on the content drawn from the dramatic past of the actor himself who actually was a convict spending years behind bars till life changed for him with some prison reforms and the visit to the jail by danseuse Alokananda Roy to explore artistic abilities of the prisoners.
Though busy with new acting projects now, Nigel Akkara was spotted in the 37th Kolkata Book Fair recently releasing a poetry book by Shomshukla.
The book of verses titled 'Ekti Manusher Khoje' (In search of a Human) was released by Nigel along with writer Bani Basu and the poetess herself at the Pratibhas Publication stall.
Nigel, who made his debut with the film 'Muktodhara' released last year, is now busy with new films as his kitty is packed with some new projects following some critical acclaim.
"Shoots are going on for a film that I am doing for South. Besides talks are rather almost finalized for an untitled Bengali project," he said at the event.
On if a sequel to Muktodhara will be made, he told IBNS, "I will never do or act in the Muktodhara 2, if made."