Shyam Benegal

Manthan: Indian film by half-a-million farmers spellbinds Cannes

Nearly 50 years later, a pristinely restored “Manthan” has appeared for a red-carpet world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday (May 18), alongside classics from Jean-Luc Godard, Akira Kurosawa, and Wim Wenders.

22nd DIFF / Dhaka Int’l Film Festival kicks off today, ‘Mujib’ and ‘Fereshteh’ to be screened for free

The 22nd Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) officially kicks off today, featuring a lineup of around 250 films from 74 countries, including Bangladesh. The festival, spanning nine days from January 20 to January 28, will showcase 71 films from Bangladesh. Notably, the films “Mujib: The Making of a Nation” and “Fereshteh” will be available for viewing at the festival free of charge.

Indian critics have mixed reactions to 'Mujib' biopic

"Mujib: The Making of a Nation" has set a record in India by receiving a widespread release (yesterday) in 503 theaters, with the highest number of shows for a Bangladeshi film in the first week.

'Mujib' premieres in 503 Indian halls

During the premiere, Shyam Benegal expressed, "To be honest, I've immensely enjoyed working on this film. It's a great honor that the Prime Minister of Bangladesh and Mujib's daughter, Sheikh Hasina, enjoyed the movie."

Naseeruddin Shah compliments Shuvoo at special 'Mujib' screening

The film "Mujib: The Making of a Nation", based on the biography of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, directed by renowned director Shyam Benegal will be released in India on October 27. On that occasion, a special screening of the film was arranged in both Bengali and Hindi languages ​​at the National Museum of India in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Shakib Khan and Arifin Shuvoo spotted at Dhaka airport

Directed by Shyam Benegal, "Mujib" will have a special premiere in Mumbai on October 25. The film will be released in India on October 27.

Legal notice seeks ban on screening of 'Mujib: The Making of a Nation'

A legal notice has been served to ban the screening of "Mujib: The Making of a Nation", the biopic of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

‘Ochin Majhi’ was a tribute to my late father: Shantanu Moitra

Shantanu Moitra – a name that is synonymous with melody. A composer, musician and pianist, known best for his works in films such as “Parineeta”, “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”, “3 Idiots” and more, his latest work can be heard in the recently released “Mujib: The Making of a Nation”.

Excited to see 'Shonar Bangla': Shantanu Moitra

The film is all set to have the nationwide theatrical release tomorrow.

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Manthan: Indian film by half-a-million farmers spellbinds Cannes

Nearly 50 years later, a pristinely restored “Manthan” has appeared for a red-carpet world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday (May 18), alongside classics from Jean-Luc Godard, Akira Kurosawa, and Wim Wenders.

January 20, 2024
January 20, 2024

Dhaka Int’l Film Festival kicks off today, ‘Mujib’ and ‘Fereshteh’ to be screened for free

The 22nd Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) officially kicks off today, featuring a lineup of around 250 films from 74 countries, including Bangladesh. The festival, spanning nine days from January 20 to January 28, will showcase 71 films from Bangladesh. Notably, the films “Mujib: The Making of a Nation” and “Fereshteh” will be available for viewing at the festival free of charge.

October 28, 2023
October 28, 2023

Indian critics have mixed reactions to 'Mujib' biopic

"Mujib: The Making of a Nation" has set a record in India by receiving a widespread release (yesterday) in 503 theaters, with the highest number of shows for a Bangladeshi film in the first week.

October 27, 2023
October 27, 2023

'Mujib' premieres in 503 Indian halls

During the premiere, Shyam Benegal expressed, "To be honest, I've immensely enjoyed working on this film. It's a great honor that the Prime Minister of Bangladesh and Mujib's daughter, Sheikh Hasina, enjoyed the movie."

October 26, 2023
October 26, 2023

Naseeruddin Shah compliments Shuvoo at special 'Mujib' screening

The film "Mujib: The Making of a Nation", based on the biography of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, directed by renowned director Shyam Benegal will be released in India on October 27. On that occasion, a special screening of the film was arranged in both Bengali and Hindi languages ​​at the National Museum of India in Mumbai on Wednesday.

October 24, 2023
October 24, 2023

Shakib Khan and Arifin Shuvoo spotted at Dhaka airport

Directed by Shyam Benegal, "Mujib" will have a special premiere in Mumbai on October 25. The film will be released in India on October 27.

October 19, 2023
October 19, 2023

Legal notice seeks ban on screening of 'Mujib: The Making of a Nation'

A legal notice has been served to ban the screening of "Mujib: The Making of a Nation", the biopic of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

‘Ochin Majhi’ was a tribute to my late father: Shantanu Moitra

Shantanu Moitra – a name that is synonymous with melody. A composer, musician and pianist, known best for his works in films such as “Parineeta”, “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”, “3 Idiots” and more, his latest work can be heard in the recently released “Mujib: The Making of a Nation”.

October 12, 2023
October 12, 2023

Excited to see 'Shonar Bangla': Shantanu Moitra

The film is all set to have the nationwide theatrical release tomorrow.

October 12, 2023
October 12, 2023

Honoured to be a part of the Bangabandhu biopic: Chanchal Chowdhury

Multifaceted star Chanchal Chowdhury’s new movie “Mujib: The Making of a Nation” is releasing on October 13. In this movie, he played the character of Sheikh Lutfar Rahman, the father of Bangabandhu, when he was middle-aged.

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