The trailer of Shyam Benegal’s movie ‘Mujib-The Making of a Nation’, a biopic on the lifetime of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the daddy of the nation of Bangladesh, was unveiled as we speak, Might 19 on the ongoing Cannes Movie Pageant 2022. The director who was unable to attend the competition in France as he’s presently busy finishing the movie addressed the panel and talked about how this movie was near him. “This is an Indo-Bangladesh co-production, the first of its kind between two countries and it is a film about the Father of the Bangladesh Nation. Now, this is a very important film as far as we are concerned and certainly a very important film for me. Because I personally think that I got an opportunity to work with some of the best actors of the subcontinent, number one and number two, more important than all, I think I made this film that is very close to the heart of most people in the sub-continent, particularly people of Bangladesh.”
He continued, “Sheik Mujib was a unprecedented particular person. He was an individual who appeared like he has a background that was very center class, easy man, with quite simple style and quite simple life, however he had a burning ambition that he created a nation of Bangladesh. It was completely marvellous engaged on this movie just because we obtained a possibility to work with technicians and artists from each side of the border- India and Bangladesh.”
Info and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, who’s main a delegate of 11 members within the competition the place India is the Nation of Honour, additionally spoke concerning the friendship between India and Bangladesh and thanked the Prime Ministers of each the nations.
He started his speech by addressing the representatives from Bangladesh and the actors of the movie and welcoming the Bangladesh delegation and his counterpart. “Mujib is a co-production of India and Bangladesh. It was the initiative of Prime Minister Modi, a gift on the birth centenary of Bangabandhu, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Ji. It was a difficult time during the Covid-19 pandemic. It disrupted our lives and lifestyles, the world went through challenging times. Despite that, the work on the movie went on and I am so pleased and privileged to be here with all of you to release the trailer of Mujib.”
“I used to be speaking to my colleagues the day earlier than that on one hand when the world is struggling, dealing with challenges with the neighbours, right here is one instance of have good ties together with your neighbours. Not solely the co-production of a film, not solely to rejoice the delivery centenary of the Father of the nation (Bangladesh) but in addition to enrich one another’s work. That’s what we’re wanting ahead to and I’m grateful to each the leaders, PM Modi and PM Sheikh Hasina Ji for taking this initiative, giving us the chance to return out with a movie on the lifetime of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rehman Ji.
He continued that that is the perfect time to launch the trailer as India will probably be celebrating her 75th 12 months of Independence and in addition 75 years of Diplomatic ties with France. Furthermore, India can be a Nation of Honour on the Cannes this 12 months. Thakur concluded, “I thought this could be the best time to release the trailer and show the strength of friendship of Bangladesh and India. It is not only India’s progress, it’s not only our progress in the different fields but it is with our neighbours -our relationships and how we complement each other about their work and the relationship we had so far.”
He concluded with a few traces in Hindi and mentioned that India and Bangladesh have proven how two neighbouring nations can co-exist collectively.
Extensively shot in India and Bangladesh, abiding by all of the well being pointers amidst the Covid-19 pandemic – the movie by the legendary filmmaker was wrapped up in December 2021. The biopic function stars Bangladeshi actor Arifin Shuvoo, who performs the titular function, together with Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Chanchal Chowdhury, Nusraat Faria in pivotal roles.