Filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel has just wrapped shooting of his upcoming film ‘Rupsa Nadir Banke’, which is scheduled to be released on March 26, says a press release.
The film, for which he won a government grant, will be submitted to the Bangladesh Film Censor Board within a week.
The film focuses on, and glorifies to an extent, how leftist politicians nurtured the country’s culture, society and politics. The theme revolves around a fictitious leftist politician named Manob Mukherjee, who is abducted and killed by Razakars during the liberation war in 1971. Besides liberation war, the film portrays different historical movements like Swadeshi movement of the early twentieth century, Tebhaga movement in the late 40s and other progressive movements that lent momentum to the politics in this region.
‘The film is about a dedicated left-wing leader who was murdered during the liberation war by the Razakars. For the advancement of the peasants and workers’ rights, for the struggle for democracy and secular culture, the leader had made supreme sacrifice for the country. Hence, I have made this film on a dedicated left-wing person, especially for the young generation to know about the history,’ said Tanvir Mokammel.
Three actors namely Tousif Sadman Turja, Zahid Hasan Shovon and Khairul Alam Sabuj have portrayed different stages of Manob Mukherjee’s life in the two-hour film.
Naziba Bashar plays the female lead in the film. Seasoned actor Ramnedu Majumdar, Chitralekha Guha and Jhuna Chowdhury have played different roles.
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