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Noor returns to big screen with ‘Chader Amabasya’

Published : 31 May 2022 08:00 PM

Veteran actor, politician and activist Asaduzzaman Noor, who became a legend by playing the role of “Baker Bhai” in the drama titled ‘Kothao Keo Nei’, has returned to big screen after almost 15 years, with a new full-length government granted film titled ‘Chader Amabasya’. The story and the screenplay are based on Syed Waliullah’s novel ‘Chader Amabasya’, the film has been directed by National Film Award winner Zahidur Rahim Anjan.

The director of the film confirmed the matter to the media. However, he didn’t want to disclose anything regarding the film. He said that the details of the movie will be announced in a few days. August 15 is the 100th birth anniversary of the novelist Syed Waliullah and we are planning for a big event.

The shooting of the film took place at some places in Manikganj and Munshiganj. Dubbing and sound work of the film is currently underway. Apart from Asaduzzaman Noor, the cast also includes Iresh Zaker, Tanay, Deepanwita Martin, Shahnaz Sumi, and others. 

Recently, the actor was seen in Chorki’s web series titled ‘Don't Write Me’. The fifth story of anthology series titled ‘Unoloukik’ written by Shibabrata Barman and directed by Robiul Alam Robi. Individual episodes explore the psychoanalytic journey of the human mind.  

In 2007, Asaduzzaman Noor was last seen in Humayun Ahmed directed film titled ‘Noy Nombor Bipod Shongket’.  Although, he was quite active on small screen but not seen on the big screen. His performance in Humayun Ahmed’s film ‘Aguner Poroshmoni’ left the audience spellbound.

The film got National Film Award in 1994. He starred in the film ‘Shongkhonil Karagar (1992)’. Later, he appeared in the films, ‘Chandrakatha (2003)’, ‘Noy Number Bipod Shanket (2007)’, and ‘Daruchini Dwip (2007)’ as a supporting actor; and ‘Ghetu Putro Komola (2012)’ and ‘Sutopar Thikana (2015)’ as narrator.

Asaduzzaman Noor started his acting career with the Nagorik theatre troop in 1972. He acted over 600 times for this troop in 15 different plays. He also directed two plays, namely ‘E Mor Ohonkar’ and ‘Dewan Gazir Kissa’. He also wrote plays for theatre and television.