India and Bangladesh will release a biopic on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, also known as the architect of Bangladesh’s independence, in March 2022.This information was shared by India’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Tuesday after he met with his Bangladesh counterpart, Dr. Hasan Mahmud.
“The biopic Bangabandhu is almost 75 percent complete as we talked about completing it sooner. The shooting will be in Bangladesh for the rest of the part. We will try to complete it by March,” said Thakur.
As per ANI, the biopic made too is celebrating its 50th year of Liberation and India too is celebrating its 75th year of independence, added Thakur.
He also urged to celebrate December 6 as Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day), the day on which India formally recognized Bangladesh.
Talking about the ties between the two countries, he said, “My meeting with my counterpart was a fruitful one of improving ties between both countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also traveled to Bangladesh. Such meetings will further strengthen ties between the two countries.”
“On 50th year of (the) International Film Festival of India (IFFI), focus country was Bangladesh. People like movies from Bangladesh and how Indian movies can be shown more in their countries will be our focus. We are trying to better our relations in the field of movies, audiovisual technology, virtual effects and gaming, and other technology sectors,” added Thakur.
Mahmud earlier on Monday inaugurated the Bangabandhu Media Centre at the Press Club of India in New Delhi.