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May 07, 2019
8:47PM

India, Bangladesh to jointly produce movie on life, works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

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India and Bangladesh will co-produce a film on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and a documentary on Bangladesh Liberation War. 

A Delegation from Bangladesh led by Adviser to Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Gowher Rizvi today met Secretary and other officials of Information & Broadcasting Ministry and focussed on various aspects of making of feature film.  The  co-production was earlier announced by the Prime Ministers of both the countries. 

The movie will be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Shyam Benegal who, along with writer of the movie Atul Tiwari, was also present during the meeting. The Bangladesh Delegation assured full cooperation in ensuring smooth logistics for shooting the movie in Bangladesh.

Co-production of documentary on Bangladesh Liberation War was also discussed in the meeting. It was mutually agreed that the director of the documentary would be from Bangladesh who would be assisted by a co-director from India.

It was announced that Prasar Bharati has decided to carry Bangladesh TV on DD Free Dish platform without charging carriage fees. As a reciprocal gesture, Bangladesh Delegation announced that a Doordarshan channel will be adopted on the soon to be launched DTH platform of Bangladesh.


A working agreement on cooperation between All India Radio and Bangladesh Betar was also agreed upon between the two countries starting from next month.

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