‘Mujib Amar Pita’, the animated film based on the book ‘Sheikh Mujib Amar Pita’ written by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been released yesterday (28 September).
Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud inaugurated the exhibition of the film at Star Cineplex at Bashundhara City at Panthopath in the capital.
The film produced by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division and directed by Sohel Rana.
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee Chief Coordinator Dr Kamal Abdul Naser and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum Curator Dr Nazrul Islam Khan, among others, spoke the inaugural function with State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak in the chair.
Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary, extended thanks to all who were involved in making the film.
He said that the animated movie is the first ever film which was released through censorship on the birth day of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and it is a milestone in national film arena. “There are many animated movies. But it is the first movie which was released through censor,” he added.
He said that from medium of exhibition to make everything has been changed. In this perspective, the film would play a pivotal role, he added.
The minister said that now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is not only the leader of Bangladesh, she is now also showing light before the globe. For this, the UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with “SDG Progress Award”, he added.
Hasan said that there is no alternative to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to fulfill the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Palak urges all to practice cultural activities to refrain from fundamentalist activities.