My fans are my strength: Mir Sabbir

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jan 14,2020


Mir Sabbir

Renowned small screen actor-teleplay maker Mir Sabbir is a household name. The popular actor, during his two-decade career, has attracted a huge following, which he considers his greatest strength.

‘My fans are my strength. I wish to thank them for their support. They inspire me to push myself harder,’ Mir Sabbir told New Age recently.

Mir Sabbir made his small screen debut towards the end of ‘90s through the TV play ‘Putro’ and never looked back.

He is known for playing diverse roles and has acted in over 150 small screen productions till date. Besides, different channels like Maasranga Television, Nagorik Television, RTV and others are airing drama series starring Sabbir.

After conquering hearts of viewers with acting, Mir Sabbir decided to venture into directing small screen productions in 2008 with the teleplay ‘Barisal Bonam Noakhali’, which was an instant hit.

‘The teleplay received good response, which encouraged me move forward as a director,’ added Sabbir, who has many popular small screen productions, comprising both teleplays and drama series, under his belt as a director.

Sabbir is taking the next big step in his career. He is eyeing to release his debut feature, ‘Raat Jaaga Phul’.

‘I always longed to direct films. I am grateful to almighty for granting my wish. Besides, I want to thank my fans for encouraging and supporting me,’ said Mir Sabbir, also the film’s writer.

‘Raat Jaaga Phul’ received Bangladesh government’s film grant for 2018-19 fiscal year.

‘I am looking forward to complete the film’s shooting within January. We have shot it in different locations including Dhaka and Barguna,’ he added.

The cast of the film includes Miss World Bangladesh 2018 Jannatul Ferdous Oishee, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Abul Hayat, Tanin Tanha, Majnun Mijan, Dilara Zaman, Sharmili Ahmed, Sohel Raj and others.

‘The film will give viewers glimpse into both rustic and urban life. Human beings have both positive and negative proclivities. The film will portray the traits metaphorically. I hope film lovers will find it entertaining,’ said Mir Sabbir.

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