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“1971 Shei Shob Din” Sold Out in Australia

“1971 Shei Shob Din” Sold Out in Australia

Hridi Huq's liberation war-themed film "1971 Shei Shob Din" had its release in Australia yesterday and is currently being screened in 13 theaters across six cities. Before its release, advance tickets for the film's first week were already sold out, as confirmed by the executive producer, Kamruzzaman Roni. This indicates a high level of anticipation and interest among the audience for the movie.

Kamruzzaman Roni said that most of the hall tickets have been sold till September 20. "We are really happy with the amount of love people have showered over the movie. It's really a wonderful achievement for Bangladeshi films."

Ferdous also acknowledged the excitement and enthusiasm surrounding the film in Australia, saying, "One of my relatives in Australia called and said that he couldn't get a hold of the ticket. Our fan's appreciation for our movie is the happy news for us.”

Filmmaker Hridi Huq emphasized the significance of the Liberation War and its role in the birth of Bangladesh. Her film likely aims to portray and commemorate this critical historical event.

"We have got lots of positive responses from Bangladeshi audiences. It's a matter of pride that our film has generated appreciation from Australia," said Hridi Huq.

More About 19771 Shei Shob Din

In a film world where there are few movies that tell detailed stories about Bangladesh's Liberation War, "1971 Shei Shob Din" stands out as a powerful first work by director Hridi Huq. This film explores the lives of two ordinary families who are deeply affected by the events of the 1971 Liberation War.

Through careful storytelling and heartfelt acting, the movie effectively provides a glimpse into history, showing the emotions people experienced during those turbulent times.

The movie's story spans from March 25, 1971, a somber beginning, to the victorious day of December 16. Director Hridi Huq skillfully blends individual stories with historical occurrences, setting this film apart in its category. The film seamlessly includes important elements of the war without feeling contrived, providing the viewers with an informative and captivating journey.

One remarkable feature of the film is its outstanding cast, with Sanjida Preeti's performance shining the brightest. She skillfully conveys emotions through understated expressions, leaving a lasting impression on the audience.

Tareen's remarkable transformation is also worth noting, as she fully embodies her character. Litu Anam, returning to the screen after a long break, masterfully captures the inner conflicts of his role. Anisur Rahman Milon's brief appearance is memorable, demonstrating his acting talent.

Nazia Haque Orsha and Moushumi Hamid also deliver standout performances, lending depth to their supporting characters. Jayanto Chattopadhyay's acting skills remain consistently strong and shine in his role.

Sonia Hossain's cameo in the song "Ye Shamey" brings an elegant touch to the film. The lead actors, Ferdous and Shajal, give commendable performances, albeit with a few minor inconsistencies. Sazu Khadem's portrayal of a villainous Rajakar (war criminal) is also quite notable.

The film benefits greatly from the emotional musical score by Devjyoti Mishra, which enhances the storytelling and elevates the overall experience. The song "Jachchho Kothay" particularly stands out, providing a soothing yet powerful journey.

While the film prioritizes storytelling, there is room for improvement in the makeup of the actors. Nevertheless, Hridi Huq's direction excels in depicting the grandeur of war scenes, capturing the era's essence with authenticity.

The movie wisely avoids sensationalizing weapons and instead centers on portraying the emotions and challenges faced by those impacted by the war.

"1971 Shei Shob Din" has the potential to connect with audiences from diverse backgrounds and illuminate a pivotal chapter in Bangladesh's history. As this cinematic masterpiece gradually reaches a wider audience, it is poised to have a substantial impact on both the entertainment industry and historical education.


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