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First feature-length documentary on PM Sheikh Hasina premieres at National Museum

  • Published at 10:21 pm September 28th, 2018
Gaffar's documentary on PM Sheikh Hasina
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith inaugurated the event with the film’s Executive Director Golam Rabbani and Advisory Director Nasiruddin Yousuf Bacchu| Courtesy

The 90-minute-long documentary based on the life and political career of Sheikh Hasina was produced by veteran journalist, poet and writer Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury

The first feature-length documentary on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, titled “SK. Hasina: Undaunted Traveller,” was premiered yesterdayat the National Museum Auditorium in Shahbagh. 

The 90-minute-long documentary based on the life and political career of Sheikh Hasina was produced by veteran journalist, poet and writer Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury. 

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith inaugurated the event with the film’s Executive Director Golam Rabbani and Advisory Director Nasiruddin Yousuf Bacchu.

The film’s producer was unable to attend the premiere due to ill health.

The elaborate documentary showcased rare footages of the 1971 Liberation War, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s father and Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the rise and fall of Bangladesh Awami League in Bangladesh’s political arena and Sheikh Hasina’s contribution and sacrifices for the party.

The documentary was also simultaneously premiered on Channel i.

Dhaka Tribune’s Showtime asked the film’s Executive Director Golam Rabbani about the distribution plan of the film. “Primarily the documentary will be aired in different Bangladeshi TV channels in the coming months. We are also preparing to distribute it on a massive scale both locally and internationally,” he said.

The film’s gripping storyline of real life accounts of the Prime Minister’s whole personal and political life was narrated by veteran actor, cultural personality and the Minister of Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor along with interviews of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself.