Rupsha Nadir Banke, an upcoming full-length film directed by Ekushey Padak winning filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel, will be screened at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
The nine-day film festival will begin at Goa, India on January 16.‘Rupsha Nadir Banke’ will be screened at the World Panorama section of the festival where mostly exceptional films from prominent directors are screened.
Tanvir Mokammel shared the news on his facebbok fage on Sunday.
‘Rupsha Nadir Banke’ is a historical film. The story of the film revolves around a leftist politician named Manob Mukherjee, who was abducted and killed by Razakars during the liberation war in 1971. Besides liberation war, the film portrays different historical movements like Swadeshi movement, Tebhaga movement and other progressive movements.
The cast of the government-granted film includes Tousif Sadman Turja, Zahid Hasan Shovon and Khairul Alam Sabuj, Ramnedu Majumdar, Chitralekha Guha, Jhuna Chowdhury, Afzal Kabir, Rajib Salehin, Abdullah Rana, Masum Bashar, Mili Basher and British actor Andrew Jones.
Tousif Sadman Turja, Zahid Hasan Shovon and Khairul Alam Sabuj have portrayed the different stages of Manob Mukherjee’s life in the two-hour film while Naziba Bashar plays the female lead in the film.
The film has been shot by ten-time national film award winning cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman Khan and Mohadeb Shi edited the footage of the film. Rana Masud, Syed Shabab Ali Arzoo and Sagir Mostafa are the assistant directors of the film.