Today is the 19th death anniversary of noted theatre personality SM Solaiman. Theatre Art Unit has arranged a commemorative programme to mark the day. The event will strem live on the facebook page (www.facebook.com/ theatreartunit.page) of the theatre troupe at 08:30pm today.
The programme includes a discussion session titled ‘Natyajogge Drohe Manabikotai Solaiman’. Theatre personalities Naila Azad Nupur and Malay Bhowmick will join the discussion as guests while chief of Theatre Art Unit Rokeya Rafique Baby will preside over the programme.An award giving ceremony titled ‘SM Solaiman Pronodona 2020’ will also be held. The Theatre Art Unit will also distribute ‘SM Solaiman Manabhaiteshi Sanmanona 2020’.
Born on September 29, 1953, SM Solaiman was a Bangladeshi playwright, director, actor, music composer and singer. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak in 2014. Solaiman was the founder of many theatre groups, including, Padatik, Dhaka Padatik and Theatre Art Unit. SM Solaiman died on September 22 in 2001.
Theatre troupe Theatre Art Unit established in 1992 .They have been awarding young theatre activists or theatre troupes with the scholarship since 2005.