Writer-filmmaker Masud Karim, who is famed for his documentary Krishnakoli
, recently wrapped up a documentary on the life and works of Dhaka University Professor Emeritus Anisuzzaman. The documentary is titled Batighar. Shooting was partially done in Dhaka, Khulna, Kolkata and London covering the vivid life journey of this man, beginning from his childhood.
Many unknown facts of Professor Anisuzzaman's life will be revealed in this documentary. In the documentray, along with his family members, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla, prominent journalist and columnist in London Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed, the first batch student of Professor Anisuzzaman singer Sayed Abdul Hadi, prominent writer Selina Hossain, Professor Sayed Monjurul Islam, BTV News Director poet Nasir Ahamed, Indian film and stage actor Soumitra Chatterjee, former Rabindra Bharati University VC Professor Pabitra Sarkar and Jadavpur University VC Dr Suranjan Das made their assessment on Anisuzzaman.
Marking the 80th birth anniversary of Professor Anisuzzaman, the documentary is scheduled to premier on February 18, 2017 in Dhaka, with a few screenings to be held in Kolkata, Tokyo and London, respectively.
Earlier Masud Karim made Krishnakoli
, a documentary on noted Indian actor, elocutionist and poet Soumitra Chatterjee which premiered in Kolkata on April 28 this year.