Filmmaker Goutam Ghose meets PM Sheikh Hasina
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 18: Visiting Indian National Award winning filmmaker Goutam Ghose and renowned film director Satyam Roy Chowdhury paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban on Monday.
After the meeting, Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Ihsanul Karim said that they discussed the documentary titled 'Kolkatay Bangabandhu' (Bangabandhu in Kolkata) made by Goutam Ghose on the life of Bangabandhu and his struggle in his political career while he was in Kolkata.
Bangabandhu's youngest daughter Sheikh Rehana and his grandson Radwan Mujib Siddique were present at the time.
Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana outlined the documentary in front of Goutam Ghose and Satyam Roy Chowdhury. They described the days of struggle and hardship of Bangabandhu in his student life in Kolkata (then Calcutta). Besides, the two daughters of the Father of the Nation, who survived the August 15 massacre, shared the political life and philosophy of the greatest leader in the discussion.
During the meeting, Goutam Ghose and Satyam Roy Chowdhury said they had visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhanmondi in the capital and had seen the brutal traces of the August 15 massacre in every corner of the museum. They also informed the Prime Minister that they felt that Father of the Nation Bangabandhu was still alive after seeing various patterns there.
They also referred to the two books 'Bangabandhur Osomapto Atmajiboni' (Bangabandhu's Unfinished Autobiography) and 'Karagarer Rojnamcha' (Prison Diary) as great history.
Goutam Ghose and Satyam Chowdhury further said that they are proud to make a documentary on the life and work of the great Bengali leader.
Later, the Prime Minister and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana gave interviews about Bangabandhu's political life and the struggles of his life in Calcutta.
Indian National Award winning filmmaker Goutam Ghose is making a 30-minute documentary titled 'Kolkatay Bangabandhu (Bangabandhu in Kolkata) to portray Bangabandhu's life and work while he was in Kolkata.
On April 4, Goutam Ghose started shooting for the short film in a classroom at Maulana Azad College, Kolkata, which was called Islamia College when Bangabandhu was studying there in the 1945-46 academic year.