FakhrulArefin Khan’s Liberation War-based film Bhuban Majhi glorifying the gallantry of an unsung freedom fighter was premiered at Star Cineplex on Wednesday.
The film will be released in 15 cinemas across the country today, the director said.
The film features story of a fictional ascetic baul living in Kushtia named Ananda Sain. This character has been played by two actors-- Indian actor Parambrata Chatterjee has enacted the character of his young age while local actor Lalim Haque has played the role of the aged baul.
A journalist named Sohel, played by Waqeel Ahad, visits the place to make a documentary on Ananda Sain. While making the documentary, Sohel unearths the fact that Ananda was a valiant freedom fighter in 1971.
Dialogues between Sohel and Ananda take the viewers to past of the latter in 1971. The flash back scenes depict that Ananda was a cultural minded youth, who joined the war being insisted by his fiancée Farida, played by Aparna Ghosh.
While fighting against the Pakistani occupational forces, Ananda got the heart-breaking news that Farida was raped and murdered.
After winning the war, Ananda embrace ascetic life.
Maznun Mizan, Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed and others also perform in the film.
Information minister Hasanul Haque Inu, cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor, writer Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, thespian Nasiruddin Yousuff, Indian music composer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya, along with the casts and crews of the film were present at the premiere show.
Indian actor Parambrata Chatterjee said it was an honour for him to act in a film based on the Independence War of Bangladesh.
‘Though I am an Indian, the war is very close to my heart because of the strong bond between the people of two Bengals,’ he said.
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