Renowned actor Jaya Ahsan is all set to play in a new film titled “kantho”. The movie has already started rolling on the floor. Tollywood’s first film on laryngectomy, the film stars Shiboprosad Mukherjee in the lead, along with Jaya Ahsan and Paoli. Paoli plays wife to Shiboprosad, while Jaya plays a doctor in the film.The film will feature Shiboprasad Mukherjee in the lead role of the radio jockey. Jaya Ahsan shared the news on Facebook with a picture and the caption: Cheers to a new beginning. #Kantho, a film by Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, shoot begins from 21 March.
This film deals with a lesser known and sensitive subject that is Laryngeal cancer where the organs related to voice gets affected and a person can lose his voice too. The film is inspired from the life of Late Bibhuti Chakraborty who was a Laryngeal cancer survivor. His story is very inspirational.
Once he was detected with cancer in Larynx and he had to go through a surgery. After this surgery he lost his voice as doctors had to pull out the affected organs which also help to speak. But he was a fighter who did not surrender to the circumstances. He tried hard and developed alternate option to speak using his food pipe instead of vocal chords.
It was a tough and tedious job to learn this process but he never gave up. Not only that he later continued to help the other victims like him to talk with speech therapy.