The shooting of Ferdous Ahmed starrer film ‘1971: Sheishob Din’ has almost been completed. The National Film Award-winning actor will play the role of a university teacher in the liberation war-based film.
Based on a concept by late Dr. Enamul Huq, actor-director Hridi Huq has written and directed the film. The government-funded movie depicts the lives and struggles of the mass people during the Liberation War.
Some parts of the shooting took place at Aparajeyo Bangla of Dhaka University on Saturday.
About the film, Ferdous said, “Earlier, I’ve acted in many Liberation War based films. Hridi has directed the film ‘1971: Sheishob Din’ with utmost care. I hope her dream will be fulfilled through this film. For the first time I’ve acted in my classroom at Dhaka University. Thanks, Hridi for reminding my old memories.”
Hridi Huq said,“The concept of ‘1971: Sheishob Din’ was developed by my father Enamul Huq. Today he is no more. But he will be remained with us through this film. Ferdous bhai has done a tremendous job in the film. Besides, all the actors have portrayed their characters perfectly. We want to release the film on a special day like International Mother Language Day or Independence Day.”
To note: Aparajeyo Bangla is one of the most well-known sculptures dedicated to the Bangladesh Liberation War. It is located on the campus of Dhaka University in front of the Faculty of Arts Building.