Film on ‘Bangabandhu’ will be historical document: Hasan

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DHAKA, Jan 12, 2021 (BSS) – Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud
today said the film which will be produced in joint venture by
Bangladesh and India based on the life of Bangabandhu will enrich
history of the country.

“The film ‘Bangabandhu’ will be a historical document and it will
enrich our history,” he said while exchanging views with the actors
and actress and others of the film at Intercontinental Hotel in the
capital this evening.

State Minister for Information Dr Murad Hasan, International
Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister, Dr Gowher Rizvi, Information
Secretary Khaza Mia and Information Commissioner Abdul Malek were
present in the programme.

Hasan congratulated the artistes and wished their success, saying
his ministry is always with them.

During his speech, Hasan, also Awami League joint general
secretary, recalled the day when the agreement of making the film was
signed on January 14, 2020 at New Delhi in his presence and his Indian
counterpart Prakash Javadekar.

Dr Murad and Dr Gowher termed the film as milestone in the country’s history.

Bangladesh Film Development Corporation managing director Nuzhat
Yeasmin and Shahidul Alam Sachchu, who is playing the role of
Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Haque in the film, conducted the programme.

Chanchal Chowdhury (45-65) and Khairul Alam Sabuj (65-94) will play
role as Bangabandhu’s father in the film while Sangita Chowdhury
(33-55) and Dilara Jaman (60-74) will act as Bangabandhu’s mother.

Dibyo Jyoti and Prathona Fardin Dighi who will play as the young
age of Bangabandhu and Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib respectively, Sharif
Siraj and Sabila Nur as Sheikh Jamal and Sheikh Rehana respectively,
Raisul Islam Asad and Towqir Ahmed as Maulana Bhashani and Huseyn
Shaheed Suhrawardy expressed their opinions.

Besides, Ferdows, Sayem Samad, Khaliur Rahman and Samu Chowdhury
who will play the role as the four national leaders — Tajuddin Ahmed,
Syed Nazrul Islam, Captain M Mansur Ali and AHM Kamruzzaman —
respectively, Tushar Khan and Sabbir Ahmed as Tofazzal Hossain Manik
Mia and Tofail Ahmed, Mostafizur Nur Imran and Sadman Prathyo as
Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani and Ali Ahad, Shaikh Khan, Noresh Bhuiyan and
Siam Ahmed as Roma, Majhi and Shamsul Haque and Fazlur Rahman Babu as
Khandakar Mostaq also expressed their opinion in the function.

Additional information secretary Jahanara Parvin, Deputy
Information Secretary Saiful Islam, Public Relation Director of the
ministry Mir Akran Uddin Ahmed, line producer of the film of
Bangladesh part Mohammad Hossain Jemi, assistant directors Bahar Uddin
Khelon, Arif Siddiq and Arnab, among others, took part in the
function.