New film on 1971 commando operation

Kalerkantho Online   

13 October, 2017 11:44 AM

New film on 1971 commando operation

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Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is set to make a film based on "Operation Jackpot," an operation that was carried out by the naval commandos of Mukti Bahini during the 1971 Liberation War.

According to a press release, Shipping Ministry held a  discussion on the draft script of the movie on Thursday with Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan in the chair.

During the discussion, shipping minister said: "The movie should be made in a way that could infuse confidence-building element into the Bengali nation as well as the international community."

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, CPA Chairman Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Additional Secretary (admin) of Shipping Ministry Md Rafiqul Islam, member of Muktijuddha research team AKM Raisul Haque Bahar, film director Giasuddin Selim and naval commando Sajedul Haque Chunnu were present at the discussion. 

Noted film director Giasuddin Selim will make the film, it added. 

Source: BSS