Under Construction in Jessore

Under Construction in Jessore


Entertainment Desk

Prachya Filmsangha, Jessore has arranged screenings of Rubaiyat Hossain’s Under Construction at the Shilpaka Academy, Jessore on May 28. There will be three screenings of the film at the auditorium of Shilpaka Academy, Jessore at 4:00pm, 6:00pm, and 8:00pm.

The second feature of Hossain, stars Bollywood actor Shahana Goswami, who plays a thirty-something stage actress in an unhappy in marriage—a character whose life is explored against the very real backdrop of Bangladesh’s dire social state, with themes such as exploited factory workers, and boiling-over Islamic fundamentalism.

Rahul Bose, the film’s other star-attraction, plays the part of an art curator living in Europe, eager to stage an adaptation of Tagore’s The Red Oleanders, a brainchild of Roya (Goswami). The film’s supporting cast includes Mita Rahman, Rikita Shimu, Shahdat hossain, and Toufiqul Islam.

Three songs have been used in the film, in which “Tomay Gaan Shonabo” and “Poush Toder” have been sung by Sahana Bajpaie, while Arnob composed music for the songs and background score. The film got theater release, last January 22.


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