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Rickshaw Girl: A movie by Amitabh Reza wins award in Int’l film festival

Rickshaw Girl: A movie by Amitabh Reza wins award in Int’l film festival

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Filmmaker Amitabh Reza Chowdhury has won an award for his new movie "Rickshaw Girl."

The movie has been recognised under the category of 'Best Feature Film' at the Prescott International Film Festival.

The Aynabaji-famed director has been receiving accolades with the film based on Indian-American writer Mitali Perkins' book "Rickshaw Girl."

Eric James Adams produced the film alongside joint executive producers Faridur Reza Sagor and Ziauddin Adil.

The screenplay has been written by Naseef Faruque Amin and Sharbari Zohra Ahmed.

The film portrays an artistic teenage girl Naima, referred to in the title as "Rickshaw Girl."

The storyline centres her life experiences and also represents poverty-stricken families of Bangladesh.

The premiere was held in July 2021 at the 42nd edition of the Durban International Film Festival, South Africa.