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Bangladesh sends 'Hawa' to Oscars

Update : 26 Sep 2022, 06:47

The Bangladesh Oscar Committee has received a nomination for the acclaimed movie ‘Hawa’ as the country’s entry to the Oscars’ international feature film category.

The movie has been submitted in the “Best International Feature Film” category for the upcoming 95th Academy Awards. 

"There were two films submitted to the jury for nominations for Oscars. but “Hawa” was selected. The members of the jury board were impressed with the movie’s technical aspects," confirmed Abdullah Al Maruf, Coordinator of Oscar Bangladesh Committee.

The story of the movie ‘Hawa’ directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon revolves around eight sailors and a mysterious Bedeni stranded on a fishing trawler without a destination in the middle of the sea. In the mystery drama genre, the film ‘Hawa’ is basically a fairy tale of this period. 

Mejbaur Rahman Sumon, Mezbaur Rahman Sumon, Sukarna Saheed Dhiman and Jahin Farooq Amin wrote the film’s screenplay with the story and dialogues of Mejbaur Rahman Sumon.

Chanchal Chowdhury, Nazifa Tushi, Sariful Razz, Sumon Anowar, Nasir Uddin Khan, Shohel Mondol, Rizvi Rizu, Mahmud Alam and Bablu Bose acted in this star-studded movie. Cinematography done by Kamrul Hasan Khosru, editing by Sajal Alok, background music by Rasheed Sharif Shoaib and music composed by Emon Chowdhury.

The 95th Academy Awards will be held on March 12, 2023, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The award will be given to 24 categories at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California. Best International Feature Film is one of them.

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