Entertainment Desk
Bangladeshi film ‘Haldaa’, directed by Tauquir Ahmed, has clinched the Best Feature Film (Fiction) award at the 4th Kashmir World Film Festival. Monjurul Islam Megh, an International Film Festival distributor, submitted films from Bangladesh, Tunisia and Kazakhstan to Kashmir World Film Festival, including ‘Haldaa’, which is based on the fishing community that lives off the Haldaa River in Chittagong.
‘Haldaa’ was not the only film by a Bangladeshi to make a splash at this year’s KWFF. ‘The Fear of Silence’ (Bhoy) by Zuairijah Mou, won the award for Best Short Fiction. Short Fiction (Jury’s Special) The ‘Illusion Seller’ (Khayolfurush) by Sharofat M. Arabova-Singh of Tajikistan.
The award for best film in the ‘Kashmir Section’ was won by ‘The Stitch’ (Teab) by Aasiya Zahoor.