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National Film Day today

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 Entertainment Desk

 Published: 12:05 PM, 3 April 2020  

Photo: Collected

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Today is April 3, National Film Day. The day has been being celebrated consecutively for eight years since 2012. All the events around the day have been canceled unofficially due to the pandemic coronavirus outbreak.

On this day, the FDC observes festive look with banner-festoon, different programs including cultural events, stars’-gatherings etc. Celebrities, personalities from different level film of industries, Government officials, and political figures take part in the inauguration program. But this year, the country has stopped all the arrangements in the wake of this coronavirus outbreak.

Regarding the situation, Shakib Khan said the whole world is now in terror due to coronavirus. We are in the same situation. Again, during the bad time of film industry, such a festival couldn’t be placed. We have to save the film first; then the festival.”

Misha Saudagar, president of the Artists’ Association, said that the film makes people cry, makes people laugh. Nothing could be the alternative of Cinema. No television, on Netflix, no movies on YouTube. The alternative of cinema is cinema; Nothing else. Today is that National Film Day. But no arrangements are being made because of Coronavirus.