An innocent child of 11 years, Sheikh Russel was brutally killed along with most of his family members, including his father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on August 15, 1975 when he was a student of class IV of University Laboratory School.
In remembrance, a music video has been released on his birthday where Fazlur Babu, the famous actor portrayed the role of a responsible father who brings his son to Bangabandhu Memorial and make him witness the tragic sacrifices of Bangabandhu and his family. The song is titled “O Russel.” The singer of the song is Prem Islam, music by Suman Kalyan, lyrics by Chayan Islam, DOP M Ferdous Reza, Concept and Direction by Abu Tauhid Heron and actors of the video includes Fazlur Babu, Arman Parvez Murad, Anjuman Ara Bokul, Prem Islam. It has been released from CMV banner.
Suman Kalyan, musician says, “this song is like a gift to the Honorable PM, who lost her younger brother in such a tragic way. Nothing can replace her pain, but we tried to feel the same pain on Sheikh Russel’s birthday.