Noise of Silence is the first bollywood feature film of Tripura. The shooting took place in Tripura during the month of February-March 2020 and it is also the first hindi feature on NRC in the country.
The film is directed by Saif Baidya and Abhijeet Chauhan as the Associate Director. It is produced by Vinay Rai, The SEE Production, Mumbai, Co-produced by Satadeep Saha, SSR CINEMAS Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata. Joysankar Bhattacharjee, Co-Founder, TOTELL, and Sahil Arya of Jar Pictures, Mumbai are the Associate Producers of “Noise of Silence”. Shashank Chopra is the Director of Photography and the Executive Producer is Rahul Rawat both from Mumbai. Costumes are designed by Subodh Srivastava, an experienced designer from Bollywood, Sharda Cheulkar, a senior make up artist from the Bollywood Industry worked as a makeup artist for this feature and the production design is done by Udai Prakash Singh and casting by Rudra Aishwal.
The lead casts are Firdaus Hassan from Mumbai who is known for his appearances in ‘Sanju’, ‘Veer-Zaara’, ‘Lakshya’ and ‘Mukkabaaz’, Puja Jha from Mumbai who had acted in ‘A Bitter Pill’, ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3’, ‘Ek Battey Do’, and ‘Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega’ (TV Series), Hrishie Raj, an well known actor from Tripura, who acted in several Kokborok and bengali movies named ‘Kwmajak’, ‘Mwkhang’, ‘Bwkha’, ‘Mukhosh’, ‘Satkahon’, Ajay Kkhundal from Delhi known for appearances in ‘Mardani’ and ‘NCR: Chapter One’, Happy kalizpuria from Mumbai known for ‘Amaanat’, ‘Last Resort’ and Sayantika Nath from Tripura made a devue through this film. Prashant Yadav from Delhi, Minakshi Ghosh, Madhumita Talukdar, and Sagarika Nath Sharma, from Tripura acted in supporting roles.
The story of ‘Noise Of Silence’ follows two seemingly separate narratives touching one another from time to time through various incidents & interlinks. Out of these two narratives, one explores the journey of a girl; who belongs to Rohingya Muslim community of Rakhine State, Myanmar & comes to India to find her mother who got separated from her in Rohingya anarchy. The other narrative showcases the strife & conflicts faced by a man who struggles to get his & his wife’s name in the National Register of Citizens, NRC.
The official trailer of Noise of Silence will be streaming soon on OTT.