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Dhanmondi No. 32 in Mumbai is a historic house!
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to visit Bangladesh. He is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on March 26 on the occasion of the golden jubilee of independence. With the arrival of the Prime Minister of the neighboring country, various arrangements are being made. Involved in this is the biopic ‘Bangabandhu’ to be produced by the state initiatives of the two countries.
According to a special report in the Indian Express, its producer Shyam Benegal is trying to finish the shooting in Mumbai before March 26.
Although the shooting was supposed to start from the day of Mujibvarsha ceremony last year, it was canceled due to Corona. However, the director has started working in full force in the studio in Mumbai from January 21 this year.
The 86-year-old producer Benegal is spending busy time on the set. In Mumbai, he was busy capturing the early events of Bangabandhu’s life and domestic issues on camera. The set is arranged accordingly.
In this set in Mumbai, a historical house in the style of ‘Bangabandhu Museum’ at Dhanmondi No. 32 in Dhaka has been set up. An early scene can be seen in the early 1970’s. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the dining table. His wife Sheikh Fazilatunnesa is raising rice. But Bangabandhu is not eating, he is upset. He remembers the famine of 1943. So he is quite upset.
Director Shyam Benegal has a hard eye on the monitor. An entire Dhanmondi has emerged on the set. And this is how the shooting of ‘Bangabandhu’ biopic is ending.
A biopic of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is being made by a joint venture of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation and National Film Development Corporation of India.
The film stars Arifin Shuvo as Bangabandhu and Nusrat Faria as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s childhood character. Besides, Nusrat Imroz Tisha will play the role of Tajuddin Ahmed Riaz Ahmed and Bangabandhu’s wife Fazilatunnesa Mujib.
Other important characters include Khairul Alam Sabuj (Lutfar Rahman), Dilara Zaman (Sahera Khatun), Sayem Samad (Syed Nazrul Islam), Shahidul Alam Sachchu (AK Fazlul Haque), Prarthana Dighi (Chhota Renu), Raisul Islam Asad ( Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani), Gazi Rakayet (Abdul Hamid), Taukir Ahmed (Suhrawardy), Siam Ahmed (Shawkat Mia) and Misha Saudagar (General Ayub Khan).
Benegal’s goal is to finish shooting in Mumbai by March 26. The next task will be in Bangladesh.
The producer said, ‘Shooting of war scenes and rallies will be done in Bangladesh. The work there is also quite challenging. ‘
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