Fahmida Nabi is a Bangladeshi singer. She vocalize classical and modern-style songs, she sang songs of Rabindra Sangeet and Nazrul. Fahmida Nabi was a judge for the reality music show CloseUp-1 a reality show of popular talent hunt. CloseUp-1 realty show shortly after its introduction the program attained huge popularity among the audience, becoming one of the most watched programs in television. In 2007, she received National Film Award for Best Playback Singer, she received Channel i Performance Award and the Meril-Prothom Alo Award. Fahmida Nabi is an ambassador of Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs, she is the daughter of singer Mahmudun Nabi, the elder sister of singer Samina Chowdhury. Fahmida was born on 4 January in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh, her nickname was Numa. Nabi's solo career has spanned over three decades, she sings classical and modern Bengali songs. Besides that, she sings Nazrul Sangeet, her first album is Tumi Tulonahina. On 15 January 2011, she released a solo album titled Akash O Shamudra Aupar, which features 10 songs written and tuned by Selim Al Deen.
Her first duet album entitled Ek Mutho Gaan-1 was recorded with Bappa Mazumder. Fahmida Nabi and Bappa Majumder's second studio album Ek Mutho Gaan-2 was released on the Valentine's Day in 2010. Fahmida Nabi's Rabindra Sangeet album Amar Bela Je Jay was a classic hit. Meghla Mon Lukochuri Lukochuri Golpo Tumi Ki Shei Tumi Shada Kalo Akash Khule Boshe Achi Badoler Dintare Monta tomar Ami Akash Hobo Ichcheri batashe Fele Elam Bhul Kore Bhalobesechhi Ek Mutho Gaan Nabi is one of the judges of CloseUp1, a reality TV show on NTV from 2005 to 2013, she runs a voice modulation institution named "Karigori" since 2007 and works as voice grooming facilitator for that institution. Fahmida Nabi is an ambassador of Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs, she is a regular columnist at Bangla Tribune, a popular on-line newspaper in Bangladesh. Bangladesh National Film Award organized by ministry of information. Chief Adviser Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed presented the awards at the Bangladesh- China Friendship Conference Centre on 23 October 2008.
Nabi won the National Film Award as the Best Female Playback Singer in 2007 for her song "Lukochuri Lukochuri Golpo" in Bengali Film AHA. The Lux Channel i Performance Award 2008 was held with glamour; the star-studded affair took place in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on 14 November 2008. A group of 65 celebrities attend the event, held at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Fahmida nabi awarded Best female singer on that function; the Diamond World-Rtv Star Award-2014 was held 8 March 2015, honouring the best of Rtv's programmes from 1 January to 31 December 2014. Fahmida Nabi got Best Female Singer of the year for her outstanding performance through the year. Meril Prothom Alo Awards or Prothom Alo Awards is an annual Bangladeshi awards ceremony honouring cinematic achievements in Bangladeshi Film Industry; the awards are given everyyear at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center. Meril Prothom Alo Awards is Bangladesh's equivalent to America's Academy Awards. Fahmida Nabi got best singer award 2007 for her song lukochuri golpo from movie Aha!
The biggest award ceremony of Bangladeshi music, the 9th Citycell-Channel i Music Awards was held at the Al-Ahli stadium in Qatar's capital, Doha. Combining critics' choice and popular choice, a total of 18 awards will be given in various categories, including Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Sangeet, folk, film and fusion music, along with music direction, cover design and music video. Fahmida Nabi received Award for Best singer in 9th Citycell Channel-i Music Award. Bangladesh Journalist Association Award 2006 for The Best Female Singer. BBC Popular Singer Award 2005. Bangladesh Film Journalist Association Award 2006 for The Best Female Singer. Bangladesh Journalist Association Award 2006 for The Best Female Singer. Samina Chowdhury
Jalal's Story is a 2014 Bengali film directed by Abu Shahed Emon and produced by Faridur Reza Sagar. Character actors Arafat Rahman and Mohammad Emon play the lead roles; the film was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated. Just as Moses was found in the river Nile, an infant is rescued from a river, adopted by Miraj and Sajib in turns over the years, only to be abandoned at the various stages of his life. From innocence to becoming a gangster, the unpredictable currents of Jalal's journey prove that he is a child of the river. Arafat Rahman Tauquir Ahmed Mosharraf Karim Moushumi Hamid Mohammad Emon List of submissions to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Bangladeshi submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Jalal's Story on IMDb
Swopnodanay: On the Wings of Dreams is a 2007 Bengali drama film directed by Golam Rabbany Biplob. It was Bangladesh's submission to the 80th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not nominated. Mahmuduzzaman Babu as Fazlu Rokeya Prachy as Matka Fazlur Rahman Babu as Siraj Shamima Islam Tusti as Rehana Shoma as Asma Golam Rasul Babu Momena Choudhury Shah Alam Kiran Shamoli Best Director Asian New Talent Competition 10th Shanghai International Film Festival, 2007 Silver Peacock 38th International Film Festival of India-GOA, 2007 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film List of Bangladeshi films of 2007 Cinema of Bangladesh List of submissions to the 80th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film Swopnodanay on IMDb
Ghetuputra Komola is a 2012 Bangladeshi musical film written and directed by Humayun Ahmed and produced by Impress Telefilm Limited. The film is Humayan Ahmed's last film before his death; the film was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist. The story takes place 150 years ago during colonial era in a village Jalshuka, Habibganj. During that time a musical group was created called Ghetugaan where young boys danced in female clothings. Soon they became famous among people but the landlords wanted them for sexual desires and the theory of gay marriage was recognized in the society; the Ghetus were used to get hired for the flood season. The story is about a teenage boy, hired by a colonial era landlord to entertain his sexual desires until the annual flood is over. Mamun as Komola Tarik Anam Khan as The Landlord Jayanta Chattopadhyay as Komola's Father Munmun Ahmed as The Landlord's Wife Agun as Shah Alam Shamima Nazneen as Mayna Kuddus Bayati National Film Awards - Best Film National Film Awards - Best child artist- National Film Awards - Best screenwriter- National Film Awards - Best Dialogue National Film Awards - Best Costume Design Meril Prothom Alo Awards - Best Film Meril Prothom Alo Awards - Best Director Meril Prothom Alo Awards - Best Screenplay List of submissions to the 85th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Bangladeshi submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Ghetuputra Komola on IMDb
Television (2012 film)
Television is a 2013 Bangladeshi drama film based on changing social values and adoption of technology directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and starring Kazi Shahir Huda Rumi, Chanchal Chowdhury, Mosharraf Karim, Tisha. The film was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards; as a leader of the local community, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his water-locked village in a specific part of rural Bangladesh. He goes on to claim that imagination is sinful since it gives one the license to infiltrate into any prohibited territory, but change is a desperate wind, difficult to resist by shutting the window. The tension between this traditional window and modern wind grows to such an extent that it starts to leave a ripple effect on the lives of a group of colorful and emotional people living in that village, embedded upon a sweet semi triangle love story involving the Chairman Amin's only son, a village girl and their supporting connected employee.
But at the end of the film, which Chairman Amin hated so much, comes to the rescue and helps to reach a transcendental state where he and his God are unified. Kazi Shahir Huda Rumi Chanchal Chowdhury Mosharraf Karim Nusrat Imrose Tisha Television gained positive reviews; the Hollywood Reporter described it as ushering in a new era in Bangladeshi movies. Closing film at the 17th Busan International Film Festival, it was Bangladesh's submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards. The film won the Jury Grand Prize at the 7th Asia Pacific Screen Awards; the first Bangladeshi film to do so. It won the Golden Hanuman Award at the 8th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, it won the NETPAC award at the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival. It got a Special mention in the Muhr AsiaAfrica category at the 9th Dubai International Film Festival, it was screened at the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala, the 37th Portland International Film Festival. The movie was directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.
The movie received the Asian Project Market 2010 of the Busan Festival. The movie had German co-producers; the movie was shot in Chandpur, Laxmipur and Dhaka. List of submissions to the 86th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Bangladeshi submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Official website
The Cage (2017 film)
The Cage is a 2017 Bangladeshi drama film directed by Akram Khan. It was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated; as British colonial rule ends in 1947, a Brahmin family decides to move from the newly formed Dominion of Pakistan to the Dominion of India. Joya Ahsan as Sarojini Azad Abul Kalam as Ambujakkho List of submissions to the 90th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Bangladeshi submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film The Cage on IMDb
Matir Moina is a 2002 Bengali drama film directed by Tareque Masud, a Bangladeshi film director. The film's cast includes Nurul Islam Bablu, Jayanta Chattopadhyay, Rokeya Prachy, it deals with Masud's own experiences studying at a madrasah against the increasing tensions in East Pakistan culminating in the Bangladesh War of Liberation. Throughout the film, there are references to historical occurrences in agitated times, the film portrays these episodes through the human experiences of the young protagonist, his family, his teachers and peers at the madrasah. Matir Moina won a number of awards internationally but was banned in Bangladesh on the grounds that it dealt with issues sensitive to the religious; the ban was repealed and the DVD version was released on April 16, 2005. Produced by Catherine Masud Matir Moina was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize in section Directors' Fortnight outside competition at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival, became Bangladesh's first film to compete for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
The film is set against the backdrop of unrest in East Pakistan in the late 1960s leading up to the Bangladesh War of Liberation. In this setting, a small family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, the brutal political changes entering its small-town world. Anu, a young boy, is sent off to a madrasah by his unbendingly devout father Kazi. Anu's younger sister dies because of Kazi's refusal to use conventional medicine. While at the madrasah, Anu befriends Rokon, an eccentric misfit in the rigorous religious school, forced by the teachers to undergo an exorcism by ducking in the freezing river to cure himself. Personal tragedies beset the family and tests its loyalty to the obdurate patriarch Kazi, who still believes in the religious unity of Pakistan, in the face of cruel, contradictory events. A shattering political development changes their town, their life, the inner dynamics of the family, including the patriarch's role. According to the Masuds, the film was shot entirely with non-professionals in local settings using local sounds.
The cinematography attempted to capture the seasons in rustic appeal and the festivals and holidays of Bangladesh. Dhamrai, Bangladesh Faridpur, Bangladesh All music composed by Moushumi Bhowmik; the DVD of Matir Moina was released on 16 April 2005 by Laser Vision. It includes a two-hour documentary that includes shootings and opinion from the audience, it is thought to be the first interactive DVD in Bangladesh. The film holds 89% of critics rating at Rotten tomatoes. Matir Moina became the first full-length feature film from Bangladesh to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival and was the opening film of the Directors' Fortnight section. At about the same time, the Bangladesh Film Censor Board felt the film was too sensitive to be screened in Bangladesh due to some religious overtones; the Masuds took their case to the Appeal Board and were able to get the decision of the government reversed. Thus, the film was shown in the country of its creation in late 2002. List of Bangladeshi submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film ^ Official website "INTERVIEW WITH TAREQUE MASUD".
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