‘Komola Rocket’ wins Hiralal Sen Award

14th February, 2019 09:58:48 printer

On the fourth day of ‘Amar Bhashar Cholocchitro 1425’, Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS) honoured the movie ‘Komola Rocket’, awarding it the Hiralal Sen Padak, reports UNB.

Organized by Dhaka University Film Society, the six-day film festival kicked off on February 10 on the premises of DU Teacher-Student Center (TSC) in the capital. It aimed at screening total sixteen full-length films and four short films.

Hiralal Sen Padak ceremony was held on February 13, as a part of the fest where producer Faridur Reza Sagar received the award on behalf of the ‘Komola Rocket’ team. Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, while DU Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Prof Nasreen Ahmed, and other prominent personalities of the country’s film industry were present on the award-giving ceremony.

Minister Hasan Mahmod handed over the award to Faridur Reza Sagar. The former mentioned that films reflect our lives.”The injustices of society can be visualised by films. Film can convey message to society for its betterment,” he added.

He also said that to establish a positive society film plays a big role, lauding the efforts of the youth.

DU Pro-vice chancellor Professor Dr Nasrin Ahmad wished that students will continue partaking in such creative festivals alongside their studies.

Aamar Bhasha Cholocchitro 1425 is set to conclude today.