Popular actor Aupee Karim starrer Bangladesh-India joint venture ‘Mayar Jonjal’ will be premiered at the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) in January.
Josim Ahmed, producer of the movie, has confirmed the news on a post in his Facebook recently. Directed by Indian filmmaker Indranil Roychowdhury, ‘Mayar Jonjal’ will be screened at the Asian Competition Section at DIFF.
The Indo-Bangladesh joint venture revolves around a petty criminal, who falls for a sex worker but plans to run away with her savings. He comes across a laid-off factory worker who doesn’t want to see his housewife as a housemaid.
‘Mayar Jonjal’ has garnered appreciation on multiple international platforms upon screening, and was also honoured with accolades around the globe.
Earlier, the film premiered at the 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival in 2020. It was officially selected for screening at the Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF). The film also bagged the Jury Award for Feature Film in the 21st Asiatica Film Festival (Asiatica - Encounters with Asian Cinema), in Italy.
‘Mayar Jonjal’ will be released in theatre in Bangladesh after premiering at the Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF).
To note: Aupee Karim has returned to silver screen after 15 years through the movie ‘Mayar Jonjal’.