Dhallywood one of the popular film stars Arifin Shuvoo leaves Dhaka for Cannes on Tuesday May 17 to attend the 75th Cannes Film Festival. He will represent the trailer of the movie ‘Mujib: Ekti Jatir Rupkotha’ (Mujib: The Making of a Nation) based on the biography of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be released in the commercial branch of Cannes Film Festival, Marché du Film at the Indian Pavilion, Kansai on May 19.
In his reaction to the festival, Arifin Shuvo said, “It is very pleasant to me as I am going to Cannes for the first time. It feels to me like dream. I have got the chance to attend the festival. This is a big honour for me. I am grateful to my fans as everything has become possible for them. My love to them.”
Cannes Film Festival started on Tuesday May 17 and it will continue till May 28. This year 21 film will compete for the Palme d'Or. The opening film of the festival this year has been selected director Michel HAZANVICIOUS’s ‘Final Cut’
Actress Nusrat Imroz Tisha, who acted in the role of Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the ‘Mujib’ film, and Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud might also go to the Cannes.
Besides, the Indian information minister along with some team members of the film will also present. The film is co-produced by Bangladesh and India and directed by Shyam Benegal and Shuvoo leads the role of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Apart from him the film also features Nusraat Faria Mazhar who will play the role of Bangabandhu's daughter Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. Nusrat Imroz Tisha as his wife Fazilatun Nesa Mujib, eminent actress Dilara Jaman will play the role of Bangbandhu's mother Sahera Khatun, actor Khairul Alam Sabuj will act as Bangabandhu's father Sheikh Lutfor Rahman, Shahidul Alam Sachchu as Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Huq, Ferdous Ahmed as Tajuddin Ahmed, Tauquir Ahmed as Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy, Tushar Khan as Tofazzal Hossain Manik Miah, Fazlur Rahman Babu as Khandakar Moshtaq Ahmed and Misha Sawdagor as Aiyub Khan, among others.