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Fakhrul Arefeen’s new flim ‘JK 1971’ goes on floor

Fakhrul Arefeen’s new flim ‘JK 1971’ goes on floor
A still from 'JK 1971'

The shooting of the film ‘JK 1971’ directed by ‘Gondi’ and ‘Bhubanmajhi’-famed director Fakhrul Arefeen Khan began on Saturday.

The filming of the movie started at the Pailan Studio in Kolkata, India. American actor Francisco Raymond and Russian actors Deria and Nikolai took part in the first day’s shooting. The filming will continue at the studio for 15 consecutive days. 

The story of the movie is based on hijacking of a plane by Frenchman Jean Kay. Jean Kay hijacked a plane in 1971 in support of the Bangladesh Liberation War.

 Indian actor Subhra Sourav Das will portray the role of Jean Kay in the film. Indian actors Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Indraneil and thirty-six more actors will be seen in the film, said a

press release.   

The script of the film has been written by Masum Reza. Musician Partha Barua is the music director of the movie.

About the movie, Fakhrul Arefeen said, “JK 1971 is the first international film of the production house Gorai Films. Jean Kay hijacked a plane in 1971 in support of the Bangladesh Liberation War. We want to depict the whole story of the incident. And we are working according to that. I hope we will make a successful film.”  

On December 3, 1971, at Orly Airport in Paris, a Pakistani airliner, about to take off, was hijacked by 28‐year‐old Frenchman Jean Kay. He kept the passengers hostage for six hours and demanded that 20 tons of medical supplies and relief materials be immediately sent to Bangladesh. Even though Jean Kay was caught by the police, the 20 tons of crucial relief items later arrived in Bangladesh.