After months of anticipation and speculation, Dipankar Dipon's big screen debut, Dhaka Attack is all set to hit theatres on Friday.
Dhallywood's supposed first ever police action thriller will be released in 110 theatres nationwide.
After the release of the first teaser on July 26, Dhaka Attack created quite a buzz among local film-goers.
Starring Arifin Shuvo and Mahiya Mahi, the film’s ambitious attempt at showcasing militancy and terrorism in Bangladesh was lauded by the audience. The second teaser of the film released was after a month and created further hype.
Social media sites were bursting with anticipation for the film. Many praised the cinematography and editing.
Along with the leading duo, Dhaka Attack boasts a heavyweight cast including Syed Hasan Imam, Alamgir, Afzal Hossain, Laila Hasan, ABM Suman, Shatabdi Wadud and Nawshaba.
Shuvo plays a daredevil cop with the bomb disposal unit in the film, while Mahi dons the role of a journalist.
Afzal Hossain returns to the silver screen with Dhaka Attack after a long hiatus, playing the role of the Police Commissioner, while Shatabdi Wadud portrays another police official.
To make the adrenaline-pumping story more realistic to the audience, the film also features a number of real life cops in the film.
The creative team, comprised of director Dipankar Dipon and writer Sunny Sanwar, jam-packed the film with explosions, racing cars, and a small homage to Alan Moore’s Watchmen with a smiley button.
Dipankar claimed that the film was of international standards as it used high-definition cameras that have never been used in Bangladeshi films. He also referred to Arijit Singh's contribution to the soundtrack.
The director looks forward to an international release for Dhaka Attack.
The film will be released in 21 international screens in countries, including the likes of Canada, USA, UAE, Oman, Qatar.