Television channels in the country are gearing up to celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Azha festival. The channels will broadcast special and attractive programmes that include films, telefilms, dramas, live musical programmes and celebrity gossip to entertain the audience on the occasion of the Eid festival.
Bangladesh Television (BTV) has drawn up a 10-day special programme that include Bengali feature films, telefilms, dramas, musical and magazine shows.ATN Bangla, the country’s first private television channel, is all set to celebrate the Eid-ul-Azha with a Ten-day elaborate programme.
Seven-episode drama serial ‘Tarjan Visha’ will start air on Banglavision at 10:55pm on the Eid day. Written by Jewel Alin and directed by Shams Karim, the play stars Mosharraf Karim, Nadia, Jamil, Amila, Sheli Ahsan and others.
Among the programmes, single-episode drama ‘Moner Moti Moner Goti’ will be aired on 08:20pm on the Eid day. Written and directed by Hanif Sanket, the play stars Chanchal Chowdhury, Tareen, Mir Shabbir, Nadia and others.
Anjan Aich directed drama series ‘Lockdown Er Chor’ and Salauddin Lavlu directed tele-film ‘Goru Chor’ will be aired on 07:40pm and 11:00pm respectively on the same day.Eminent litterateur and director Humayun Ahmed’s play ‘Oporanho’ will be telecast at 09:00am on the 2nd day of Eid.
Celebrity chat show ‘Ananda Shomoy’ will be broadcast at 06:00pm on the same day. Popular actors Emon and Nirob will be the host of the show.
A scene from ‘Krishoker Eid Ananda Bedona’
Shahriar Nazim Joy directed Bangla movie ‘Amar Maa’ will be premiered at 03:00pm on the 3rd day of Eid. The film stars Bobby, D.A. Tayeb, Anwara and others.
Fagun Audio Vision’s special magazine programme ‘Panchphoron’ will air at 10.30pm on the same day.
Zahid Hasan and Jaya Ahsan starrer special telefilm ‘Bhalobashte Bashte Fotur Kore Debo’ will be aired at 11.30pm on the 4th day of Eid.
Musical show ‘Haat Baraley Bondhu Hou’ will be aired at 10.30pm on the 5th day of Eid. Single-episode play ‘Jebhabe Sondha Name’ will broadcast at 08:20pm on the 6th day.
Maasranga TV will air a special telefilm ‘Abba’ at 07:30pm on the fourth day of Eid. Directed by Ruman Runi, the cast of the play includes Shahiduzzaman Selim, Urmila, Anisur Rahman Milon and others.
Directed and hosted by Khandaker Ismail ‘Smile Show’ will be aired at 11:00pm on the 7th day of Eid.
Popular television Channel i has arranged an eight-day Eid programmes. The channel will air Abu Hayat Mahmud’s drama ‘Crystal Er Raajhansh’ at 07:40pm on the Eid day.
‘Krishoker Eid Ananda Bedona’, directed and hosted by Shykh Seraj will be aired at 04:30 pm on 2nd day.
The channel will also air seven tele-films at 02:30pm every day. The tele-films are ‘Jole Kumir Dangai Bagh’, ‘Shotoy Badha Projapati’, ‘Babar Buker Ghran’, ‘Bhubon Bhora Bhalobasha’, ‘Bijoy Ghuri’, ‘Bedana Bibir Binni’, and ‘Domka Hawa’.
A scene from the drama Shundori Baidani
Channel i will air seven Bangla movies at 10:15am every day from Eid day to 7th day of Eid. The films are Mostofa Sarwar Farooki directed ‘Television’, Bangladesh-India joint venture film ‘Holudboni’, Farooki’s ‘Piprabidya, ‘Bachelor’, ‘Third Person Singular Number’ and Bijon Imtiaz directed ‘Matir Projar Deshe’ and another Farooki’s film ‘Made in Bangladesh’.
Private television channel Boishakhi TV has chalked out various types of Eid programmes. The channel will air a seven-day Eid special programme to entertain the audience.
The programmes include 15 new dramas, 14 Bangla movies, musical show and others. Among the plays 9 are single-episode and 6 are drama series.
A scene from the film ‘Holudboni’
The single-episode plays will be aired every day at 08:10pm from the Eid Day. The single episode dramas are Baby Love, Choto Bhai, British Buddhi, In-House Production, Galiber Goppo, Darling Point, and Old Bike.
The drama series are Dhanda Baba, Jamai Bazar 2, Bura Jamai, Sheyal Bari, Shundori Baidani and Ainamotir Songsar.
Bangla films will be aired at 02:20pm and 12:00am every day from the Eid day to the 7th day of Eid. The movies are ‘Boss No 1’, ‘Mastaner Upor Mastan’, ‘Khairun Shundori’, ‘Prem Songhat’, ‘Amar Shopno Amar Shongsar’, ‘Moron Kamor’, ‘Pure Jay Mon’, ‘Shamir Songsar’, ‘Rongin Rosher Baidani’, ‘Sotter Mrittu Nei’, ‘Rikshawalar Chele’, ‘Moner Majhe Tumi’ and ‘Inch Inch Prem’.
Single-episode drama Ostad Ali Chand Boxi will be aired on Rtv at 11:30pm on the fifth day of Eid-ul-Azha. Written and directed by Himu Akram, the play stars Mir Sabbir, Faria Shahrin and others.
Musical programme ‘Prio Shilpir Sera Gaan’ will be aired at 01:30pm every day. Popular singers Momtaz, Dilruba Khan, Meher Afroz Shaon will perform in the show.
Banglavision has also arranged an eight-day programme featuring three seven episode drama serial, 30 single dramas, 7 telefilms, 14 Bangla movie, etc.
Duronto TV will broadcast special programmes for five days during the Eid-ul-Azha.
The channel will air five blockbuster movies dubbed in Bengali for the first time on television. These movies are already very popular. Translating into Bengali has added a different dimension to the Bangladeshi audience.
The new movies will be aired at 10:00pm from Eid day to 5th day. The movies are Despicable Me, The Croods, Barney's Great Adventure, and An American Girl: Grace Stirs up Success and The Tale of Despereaux.