She is the first female to run for this post of the professional organization of the film actors in Bangladesh
Film actor Moushumi announced that she will run for the position of President of Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti ,at the upcoming election of the samiti. The samiti hasn’t announced its manifesto yet; however, Moushumi announced her candidacy on Sunday.
Actor Omar Sani, Moushumi’s husband, posted about the announcement on his Facebook profile. She is the first female to run for this post of the professional organization of the film actors in Bangladesh.
Moushumi was elected an executive member at the last Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samity election in 2017. However, she did not take an oath for her position which created confusion about her engagement in the committee. Subsequently, Moushumi resigned from the position of executive member of the organization.
Many popular actors, including Purnima, Ferdous, Riaz and Poppy, expressed their support for Moushumi.
Misa Sawdagar was the last president of Shilpi Samity.