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Bangabandhu’s biopic may be released in next March: Hasan

Bangabandhu’s biopic may be released in next March: Hasan
Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud exchanges views with the persons concerned on progress of Bangabandhu’s biopic-a joint production of Bangladesh and India, at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) in the capital on Monday. —PID photo

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Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the work of making Bangabandhu’s biopic is going on in full swing and the movie might be released in next March.

The minister told the newsmen after visiting the progress works of the film based on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s life, a Bangladesh-India joint venture commemorating his birth centenary, at FDC in the capital, reports BSS.

Acclaimed filmmaker Shyam Benegal, Information Commissioner Dr Abdul Malek, BFDC Director General Nuzhat Yeasmin, script writer Atul Tiwari, Casting Director Baharuddin Khelon and others were present.

Hasan said the final round of the shooting is going on in Dhaka. Later, some works of post-production will be held at Mumbai, India.

The minister said, “I’ve talked with the film director Shyam Benegal and his team. They have expressed their satisfaction about their works in Dhaka and they are doing the shooting according to their schedule. They also informed that they are getting all-out cooperation. And they hoped that the film could be released in March of the next year.”

The minister said the film will play a pivotal role in enriching the history and knowing the real history of the country.