At the 53rd International Film Festival, Adil Hussain said the film The Storyteller is a humble tribute to Satyajit Ray. Hussain who played a pivotal role in the film, said the film is based on a short story of the legendary filmmaker and storyteller Satyajit Ray.
Speaking about his character in the film, Hussain said, "To create empathy for character is one of the biggest qualities of an actor."
Produced by Suchhanda Chatterjee, The Storyteller also stars Paresh Rawal. The film is also competing for the coveted Golden Peacock at the 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India.