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Film screening and discussion to remember Zahir Raihan

  • Published at 06:40 pm January 29th, 2020
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Zahir Raihan disappeared on 30 January 1972. Courtesy

Zahir Raihan, who started his career as a journalist, immensely enriched Bangla literature, and his films have become milestones in Bangla cinema

It has been 48 years since the fateful day acclaimed film-maker, novelist and freedom fighter Zahir Raihan disappeared. Moviyana Film Society is remembering the auteur on Thursday, January 30, through an array of activities, including a film screening of "Kokhono Asheni," followed by a discussion session on the remarkable life, philosophy and work of Zahir Raihan. 

This event will place at 4pm at the International Digital Cultural Archive Room of National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

Prominent film critic Anupam Hayat and Mahmuda Chowdhury, Zahir Raihna's oldest son Bipul Raihan, film-maker Syed Salahuddin Zaki and Moviyana Film Society's President Belayat Hossain Mamun will speak at the event.

Zahir Raihan, who started his career as a journalist, has immensely enriched Bangla literature, and his films have become milestones in Bangla cinema.