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Proshoon Rahmaan’s 'Dhaka Dream' to premiere at IFFSA Toronto

  • Published at 07:02 pm July 19th, 2021
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'Dhaka Dream' marks Proshoon Rahmaan's third directorial effort| Courtesy

This is the largest South Asian film festival in North America and the second largest film festival in Canada

Proshoon Rahmaan's third feature film“Dhaka Dream” will represent Bangladesh in the 2021 International Film Festival of South Asia, Toronto (IFFSA Toronto).

This is the largest South Asian film festival in North America and the second largest film festival in Canada. The film will premiere on August 20 at Bangladeshi time 6.30pm.

“Dhaka Dream” received the uncut censor certificate earlier this year and is set to hit the theatres in the first week of September given that the Covid-19 cases go down. 

Produced by Imitation Creator, the film features an ensemble cast, including Fazlur Rahman Babu, Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed, Monira Mithu, Abdullah Rana, Jayita Mahalanobish and Manoj Kumar among others. 


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"Dhaka Dream is a tale of convergence towards a city, named Dhaka, where a bunch of outlying people gather different experiences that derives from a separate journey that is collective and yet distinctively simultaneous," reads the IMDB description of the film.

Prominent musician Kumar Biswajit composed two songs for the film, sung by late singer Bari Siddiqui and Momtaz, respectively.  

Proshoon Rahmaan's previous films “Sutopa'r Thikana” and “Jonmobhumi” both premiered on the IFFSA Toronto in 2016 and 2019, respectively, and received critical acclaim upon release.