Some viewers opined that more movies on such historic events should be produced to infuse nationalism and patriotism into the mindset of the new generation
“Fagun Haway,” a movie based on the 1952 Language Movement, is drawing huge crowds of movie fans to the cinema halls.
Actor and director Tauquir Ahmed directed the movie, which was released simultaneously at 52 cinema halls across the country on Friday.
President M Abdul Hamid watched the movie at a special screening at Bangabhaban Darbar Hall on the same day.
The story of the movie is based on Tito Rahman’s “Bou Kotha Kou”. Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Siam Ahmed are in the lead roles in the film, produced by Impress Telefilms.
“The spirit of Amar Ekushey has become an inspiration to people globally to preserve their respective languages and cultures . . . Spread the history and traditions of the 1952 Movement,” the president said before the screening session.
Director Tauquir Ahmed, Managing Director of Impress Telefilm Faridur Sagor Reza, and Director and Head of Channel i Shykh Seraj also spoke on the occasion.
Earlier, Tauquir and lead actor Siam also watched the premier show of the movie at Balaka Cinema Hall with a large audience.
Talking to the media, Tauquir expressed his optimism that the film will touch the viewers, and they will know the true history of the Bangladeshis’ struggle for their mother tongue.
Some viewers opined that more movies on such historic events should be produced to infuse nationalism and patriotism into the mindset of the new generation.