With the independent filmmakers of Bangladesh and India, Baundule The Short Film Festival recently took place in Chandannagar, West Bengal. Bangladeshi film Putul Jibon has bagged two awards in two of the categories, including Best Film Director and Best Actor awards at the festival. Herock Mushfik, director of the film, and child artist Rodela have won these awards. “Nothing makes me happier than to receive the award in my neighbouring country as a Bangladeshi. I am inspired to produce more quality work,” says Herock Mushfik.
Mushfik has made twenty more short films besides Putul Jibon. He is also the director of the documentary film titled Purbobonge Rabindranath: Sujon O Monon E.