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Monday, April 20, 2009

Devdas yet once again

Cultural Correspondent

April 20, 2009

Among the immortal creations in Bengali literature is “Devdas”. Written by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay in 1917, the widely read novel, remains an evergreen creation of the author. The moving book narrates the tragic love story of Devdas and Parvati. 

The novel has been translated into many languages. After the introduction of cinema, “Devdas” was aired on the silver screens. So far 11 movies on “Devdas” have been made in various languages.Impress Telefilm Limited is bringing “Devdas” on the silver screen for the 12th time. This announcement was made at a press conference at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel on April 19. The movie will be directed by noted film director Chashi Nazrul Islam.The movie will feature actor Sakib Khan as Devdas, Apu Biswas as Parvati. Moushumi in the role of Chandramukhi and Shahiduzzaman Selim as Chunilaal.

Using the latest technology in cinematography, Impress Telefilm is confident that it will come up with a quality production. Faridur Reza Sagar, managing director, Impress Telefilm Limited and Channel i; Chashi Nazrul Islam, actor Bulbul Ahmed and others were present at the conference. 

A website on Devdas was also launched at the press conference by Faridur Reza Sagor. The address of the website is www. The shooting of the movie is scheduled to start soon.


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