Local, Hollywood films to be released today

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 17:52, Mar 09,2017

Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey, Kong: Skull Island

A still from Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey.

Nader Chowdhury’s second feature Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey and a Hollywood monster thriller Kong: Skull Island will hit cinemas across the country today.

Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey will be released at 50 cinemas across, said Bangladesh Film Producers Association sources.  

Starring Shah Rian, Joly, Raisul Islam Asad, Mamunur Rashid, Fazlur Rahman Babu and others, the film features story of a rural couple.

Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey is the second directorial venture of actor-filmmaker Nader Chowdhury whose debut film Laalchar was released in 2014.

A still from Hollywood film Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island will be released at Star Cineplex and Jamuna Blockbuster in the capital simultaneously with cinemas in the US and other countries. 

Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise.

Starring an ensemble cast consisting of Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, and others, the film features an expedition to map out an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean known as Skull Island.

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