Friday, 1 July, 2022

Documentary film on Dhirendranath Datta

Documentary film on Dhirendranath Datta
A scene from Documentary film ‘Obinashor’

National Award-winning director Fakhrul Arefeen Khan has made a documentary film titled ‘Obinashor’ on Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta.

The documentary film has been made with government grant for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The shooting of the film took place at different locations in Kustia and Dhaka district. Now, the post-production work is going on.  

About the project, Fakhrul Arefeen said, “Dhirendranath Datta was the first person, who took the first step in the language movement in Bangladesh. And that’s why he was killed in 1971.”

“The main objective of the documentary on the life and work of Dhirendranath Dutt is to convey to the younger generation the true history and consciousness of the Bengali language movement and Liberation War”, he added.

Nawfel Jisan, Atik Rahman, Josh Zayedi, Amirul Islam, Shaheen Sarkar, Ashlam Ali, Anwar Babu, Halim Swapan have played different roles in the docu-film.

Dhirendranath Dutta was a lawyer, social worker and political leader. After the partition of the country in 1947, he was the first man to raise voice for Bangla language in the new state of Pakistan.  

Under the banner of Gorai Films, ‘Obinasshar’ will be released on November 2 on the occasion of Dhirendranath Datta’s 136 birth anniversary.