Noted filmmaker Morshedul Islam-directed children’s film ‘Ankhi O Tar Bondhura’ will be screened at the Central Public Library in the capital today and tomorrow at 3pm,5pm and 7pm, and at 9am, 11 am, 3pm, 5pm and 7pm on February 21.
The film also will be screened at the Nazrul Auditorium in Sylhet city on February 18, 19 and 20 at 3pm, 5pm and 7pm.
Based on the popular novel by Muhammad Zafar Iqbal of the same title, Akhi O Tar Bondhura revolves around Akhi, a child with vision disability, and her friends.
Ankhi, a blind girl, comes to study at a general school. With supports from a new headmistress, Dr aisa, her classmate Titu and others Ankhi feel included.
When the students go to Banderban to celebrate being champion in a school cricket tournament, they are caught by human traffickers.
However, with their smarts and bravery, they escape and help get the perpetrators arrested.Ankhi’s story inspires other specially-abled children to join the school.
Jahin Nawar Huq Isha has played the role of Ankhi, while other characters in the film have been played by Ananya Shamael, Juariya Ahmed Prottasha, Ariyana Kabir, Shakil Ahmed, Ayman Mahmud Ariyan, Abdus Shihab Apon, Syed Ashiquzzaman Romeo, Dhrubanti and Navid Hasan Omi.
Seasoned actors Subarna Mustafa, Tariq Anam Khan, Al Mansur, SM Mohsin, Mannan Hira, Munira Yousuf Memi, Sushmita Sinha and others have also acted in the film.