New film to glorify left politicians

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 17:52, Feb 14,2018


Organisers and gusts pose for a photo at programme organised at Bangladesh Film Institute in capital’s Dhanmondi on Tuesday where Tanvir Mokammel made announcement of his upcoming film.

Filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel announced to make a film glorifying contributions of the left-leaning parties in the country in a press conference held at Bangladesh Film Institute in capital’s Dhanmondi on Tuesday.

The film, Rupsa Nadir Bake, will be made with the government grant, he said.

The film’s plot, which revolves around an imaginary character named Manob Mukherjee, glorifies how left-leaning politicians nurtured the country’s culture, society and politics. Three actors Tousif Sadman Turja, Zahid Hasan Shovon and Khairul Alam Sabuj will play different stages of Manob Mukherjee’s life in the film.

The film’s shooting will begin from this month at a village in Khulna. Following which, the film will be shot at different locations in Dhaka, Comilla and Tangail.

Naziba Bashar will play the female lead in the film. Besides, seasoned actors like Ramnedu Majumdar, Chitralekha Guha, Jhuna Chowdhury will also act in the film.

‘It will cost an estimated Tk 96 lakh to produce the film. The government will provide Tk 50 lakh as grant money. We will collect required money through crowdfunding,’ said Tanvir Mokammel.

Senior assistant director of the film Uttam Guha, thespian Ataur Rahman, actress and dress and casting director for the film Chitralekha Guha and others were present at the programme.

‘I hope the film will bring to light how left-leaning politicians nurtured our culture, society and politics,’ said Mokammel, who hopes to complete the film’s shooting within July this year and release it before December.

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