Docu on artist Shahabuddin


The documentary ‘Color of Freedom’ has been made with the colorful life of the eminent artist Shahabuddin Ahmed. The docu film will have its world digital premiere yesterday (October 22). It has been brought online with support of OTT platform Lagvelki.

According to the organization, this is the story of a freedom fighter becoming an artist. Sitting next to the world-famous Eiffel Tower or the Louvre Museum in Paris whose mind still cries for the country. The ‘Color of Freedom’ is the evidence of the life of this famous painter.

Even though everyone knows the artist Shahabuddin, the producer of the film Ajay Roy has retold the story of this eminent artist through film scope.

He said that Shahabuddin’s various views and grievances were reflected in the film. Surprisingly, he himself has told tells his own personal story and the story of becoming a painter in Paris. The director has tried to tell the story of frustration of this talented painter and his love towards the country or the story of the Liberation War.

Ajay Roy said, “His story is one with the brush in one hand and the colour of liberation in the other. The touch of liberation that pervades this impeccable painter is reflected in the documentary ‘Color of Freedom’.”

Artist Shahabuddin Ahmed participated in the great liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. He led as platoon commander. Former Dhaka mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka and singer Azam Khan were with him as comrades-in-arms. Under the direction of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the freedom fighters of Bangladesh moved forward on the battlefield with great speed, strength and risk of their lives.

Meanwhile, Painter Shahabuddin Ahmed, cultural personality and filmmaker Nasir Uddin Yusuf Bachchu, Mohiuddin Khaled and filmmaker Ajay Roy were present at the inaugural discussion of the online premiere at 6 pm.