Poster on ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’ released...

Poster on ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’ released

 Entertainment Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:21 AM, 18 March 2022   Updated: 11:23 AM, 18 March 2022

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The poster of “Mujib: The Making of a Nation”, a biopic on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Founding Father of Bangladesh, was released on Thursday marking the 102nd birth anniversary of the great Bengali of all times.

Shyam Benegal, Director of the film, being made jointly by India and Bangladesh, formally released the poster at a ceremony at National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) in Mumbai, according to a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday evening.

Speaking about the film, Director Shyam Benegal said that it has been a tough task for him to bring Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s towering life on the screen.

“Mujib: The Making of a Nation remains a very emotional film for me to bring Bangabandhu’s towering life on the reel is a tough task; we have portrayed his character in an uncompromising way. Mujib remained a great friend of India. We hope the poster connects with the audiences,” he added.

Managing Director, Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC), Nuzhat Yeasmin, said she was overwhelmed to see the film in the light of the day. “Mujib: The Making of a Nation is an emotion for us”.

Actor Arifin Shuvoo, who plays the key role of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman said, “Fascinated to be playing the role of Mujib. This is a dream come true. I am honored to be a part of this iconic project and to be directed by the legend himself, Shyam Benegal Ji”.

The film was extensively shot in India and Bangladesh, abiding with all the health guidelines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The production of the film concluded in December 2021.

Arifin Shuvoo, a Bangladeshi film actor and popular television personality plays the role of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the film.

The star cast includes Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Chanchal Chowdhury and Nusraat Faria. The script of the film is written by Atul Tiwari and Shama Zaidi.

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