‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ will deepen Dhaka-Kolkata proximity: Hasan

‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ will deepen Dhaka-Kolkata proximity: Hasan
Details Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Friday said the 3rd ‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ will help deepen proximity of Bangladesh and West Bengal.

He came up with the remarks in the inaugural program of the five-day time film festival at Nandan Cinema Hall-1 in Kolkata at night.

Hasan, also the Awami Group joint standard secretary, formally inaugurated the film festival.

Speaking as the chief guest, he explained a film touches the feelings of men and women and that's the reason it plays a crucial role in construction men-to-men communication.

Hasan said the journey of Bangladesh’s films was started with the hands of Father of the country Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Bangladesh and India are jointly working to make films under his daughter Primary Minister Sheikh Hasina.

“Bangalee is our real identity and that’s so why we ought to enhance our cultural exchange, which will strengthen our proximity,” he added.

Science & Technology and Biotechnology Minister of West Bengal Sri Bratya Basu, Foreign Secretary of India Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Mohammad Imran, Indian film director Goutam Ghose, Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner to India Toufique Hasan and First Secretary (Press) Dr Md Mofakkharul Iqbal were, among others, spoke.

Bratya Basu said Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a distinctive resource of Bangladesh and depends upon as well.

Shringla said India-Bangladesh relations are designed on blood, so this relationship isn't to be severed.

Chairman of the Parliamentary Position Committee on the info Ministry Saimum Sarwar Kamal, Managing Director of BFDC Nuzhat Yasmin, actress Jaya Ahsan and filmmaker Srijit Mukherji were present.

Film ‘Hasina: A good Daughter’s Tale’ was exhibited in the inaugural evening of the festival.

Hasan Mahmud will go to to Brigade Parade Surface on Kolkata where Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and then Indian Primary Minister Indira Gandhi delivered their speeches on February 6 in 1972.

Early in the day, he inaugurated an arts exhibition titled ‘Bangabandhu and Bangladesh’ in Academy of Good Arts of Kolkata.
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