Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s film Doob (No Bed of Roses) is going to represent Bangladesh in the foreign movie category of the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, reports UNB.
Chairman of Bangladesh Federation Film Societies Habibur Rahman Khan announced the news in a press briefing held in a city hotel.Internationally acclaimed Indian superstar Irrfan Khan, who acted in Hollywood productions like Jurassic World and Life of Pi besides many Indian blockbusters, played the lead role in the film Doob. He also co-produced the film.
The cast also include Nusrat Imroz Tisha, star of Farooki’s Third Person Singular Number that was Bangladesh’s entry to the 2011 Oscars and of Television that was Bangladesh’s entry to the 2014 Oscars.
Bangladeshi production house Jaaz Multimedia produced the film alongside India’s Eskay Movies with Khan’s IK Company on board as co-producer.
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Nusrat Imroz Tisha were also present at the press conference. The 91st annual Oscars will be held on February 24 in 2019.