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Ferdous starts shooting for ‘Khoma Nei’

Published : 01 Feb 2022 08:18 PM

Dhallywood five-time National Film Awards-winning actor Ferdous Ahmed will be seen in a new movie titled ‘Khoma Nei’ based on the assassination of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the aftermath of the incident Bangladesh was passing through.

Sheikh Maruf has written the story, screenplay and dialogues while Z H Mintu is the director of the film.

On Tuesday Feb 1 the actor started shooting of the film titled ‘Khoma Nei’ at Tungipara in Gopalganj.  

Regarding the context Ferdous said, “The film ‘Khoma Nei’ depicts the tragic story of Bangabandhu’s assassination and the scenario of Bangladesh after that incident. The audience will see me as a university professor in the movie. I will play the role of a guest artiste in ‘Khoma Nei’.

“I’ve completed the shooting of two films titled ‘1971- Sheishob Din’ and ‘Dampara’ recently. Based on a concept by late Dr Enamul Huq, actor-director Hridi Huq has written and directed the film ‘1971- Sheishob Din’. On the other hand, Anan Zaman has written the story, dialogue and screenplay of ‘Dampara’ while Shuddhoman Chaitan has directed it. I’ve tried my level best to portray myself according to the characters,” Ferdous added.

Ferdous, a film actor of the country, has acted in many popular movies. He also starred in several films in West Bengal. Ferdous was introduced in the film industry by choreographer Amir Hossain Babu. He debuted in the film ‘Hothat Brishti’ (1998), directed by Basu Chatterjee.   

The actor won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor five times for his roles in the films ‘Hothat Brishti’ (1998), ‘Gangajatra’ (2009), ‘Kusum Kusum Prem’ (2011), ‘Ek Cup Cha’ (2014) and ‘Putro’ (2018).

On the other hand Ferdous has become the newly elected executive member of the Bangladesh Film Artistes Association (BFAA) by receiving the highest votes (240) among all the candidates in the 17th election of the artistes body held on January 28.