Arifin Shuvoo selected for lead role in Bangabandhu Biopic

Published : 03 Mar 2020, 20:21

Sahos Desk

Popular silver screen actor Arifin Shuvoo has been selected to play the role of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the biopic based on the life and works of the Father of the Nation, Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in a notice said on Tuesday.

Popular TV actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha has been selected for the role of Sheikh Fazilatunnesa (Renu).

The information was revealed as BFDC published the partial list of 50 actors, who will play different characters in the biopic on the Father of the Nation titled, “Bangabandhu”.

The list of the actors is now available on the website of the BFDC.

Dewan Md Saiful Islam Sayem Samad will act as the role of Syed Nazrul Islam, Shahidul Islam Shachhu as AK Fazlul Huq, and Raisul Islam Asad as Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani.

According to the partial list, Nushrat Faria and Owaria Zarin Anveeta will play the role of young Sheikh Hasina in the biopic, while Jannatul Sumaiya as the adult Sheikh Hasina. Kamrul Hasan will do the character of Sheikh Kamal, while Ishrak Turja and Touhid as juvenile Sheikh Kamal.

The other actors, who were selected for significant characters in the biopic, are Samanta Rahman (the role of young Sheikh Rehana), Khairul Alam Sabuj (Lutfar Rahman), Delara Jaman (Sahera Khatun), Sangita Chowdhury (young Sahera Khatun), Sharif Siraj (Sheikh Jamal), Tusher Khan (Manik Mia), Fazlur Rahman Babu (Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad), Samu Chowdhury (Quamruzzaman), Khalilur Rahman Quadri (Mansur Ali), Ferdous Ahmed (Tajuddin Ahmed), Tauquir Ahmed (Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy), Khadaker Hafiz (General Osmani) and Misha Sawdagor (Ayub Khan).

The feature film is being produced in Bangladesh-India joint venture initiative. Renowned Indian director Shyam Benegal was selected to direct the much anticipated feature film, slated to be released before the end of “Mujib Year”.


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