Tauquir Ahmed’s new film, “Haldaa,” got its clearance from the censor board and received praise from the board members on Monday, November 6, without any cuts in scenes from the film.
“Haldaa,” has already received the hype, before its release. The film’s trailer and a song received immense appraisal from audience and critics alike. The film recently got praised by the censor board.
The director told the press that the censor board members highly praised his film, who is currently attending the 28th edition of Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia for his film “Oggatonama” (2016), which is being screened at the festival’s Parallel Section’s Asian Cinema category.
Tauquir confirmed that he cannot be present during the promotion of “Haldaa” since he is currently out of the country, attending the film festival. He will be returning on November 15 and joining the promotional campaign.
The film’s story was written by Azad Bulbul and the screenplay was penned by the director himself.
The film’s three main leads are Zahid Hasan, Mosharraf Karim and Nusrat Imrose Tisha. Mosharraf Karim can be seen in the role of a fisherman, while Zahid Hasan will be seen as the antagonist. Dilara Zaman, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Shahed Ali, Runa Khan will also be seen in other characters.
The film was shot in Chittagong’s regional accent and is Tauquir’s 5th feature film.
The river Haldaa and the life of people living near it has been featured in this film. Issues like the struggles of river-dwelling people and land erosion are going to be focused on in the film.
Ovi Kothachitro will be distributing the film, while the film is slated to be released over 50 theatres all over the nation on December 1. The film also will be released in 16 different countries overseas.