Film draws inspiration from a newspaper article on salvation home in Benaras

Bengali film ‘Aarohan' (ascension) will be screened during the 34th Montreal World Film Festival, being held from August 26 to September 6. The film, starring actor Soumitra Chatterjee, Sandhya Ray and Rituparna Sengupta, has been slotted in the ‘Focus on World Cinema' section, ‘Aarohan' director Pinaki Choudhury said. The ‘Focus on World Cinema' section showcases films from America, Europe, Asia and Africa.