This Eid, as always, TV channels are in overdrive to bring some great entertainment to you.
Keen on mush? Swept away by the mellifluous tones of your favourite singer? Eager to solve a mystery? Rest assured that you and countless others will enjoy the array of programmes on TV. A glimpse of some of the exciting shows just around the corner:
Drama serial “Chutki Bhandar-2”
Based on popular folklore jokes, from Eid second day to seventh day “Chutki Bhandar-2” will be telecast by ATN bangla at 8.45pm. Written by Fazlul Salim and Aminul Haque, and directed by Shamim Zaman, the drama serial has Sazu Khadem, AKM Hasan, Badhon, Alvi and many more in the cast.
Tele-fim “Nilabh Bishoron”
On the third day of Eid, ATN Bangla will telecast a special tele-film “Nilabh Bishoron” at 11:50pm. Written by Iffat Arefin Mahmud Tonni and directed by Chayanika Chowdhury, they play depicts story of two brother and their love life. Tauquir Ahmed, Anisur Rahman Milon, Mehzabin are in the cast.
Musical programme “Borshaye Boshonte”
Renowned Rabindra Sangeet artiste Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya's solo musical programme “Borshaye Boshonte” will air at 5:40pm on Eid day. The music videos of several popular Tagore songs were shot at some fascinating locations in Australia and Germany for the special programme, directed by Shahidul Alam Sachchu.
TV play “Taar Duti Chokh”
TV play “Taar Duti Chokh” will be aired at 9:35pm on the third day of Eid. Written by Faria Hossain, the play is directed by Arif Khan. This love story has Sadia Islam Mou and Mahfuz Ahmed in the lead roles.
Mini-series “Dadar Dasher Jamai”
Starting from the first day of Eid until the seventh, Ekushey TV will air “Dadar Dasher Jamai,” a comedy TV play scripted and directed by Animesh Aich. Cast members include Mosharraf Karim, Bhabna, Badhon, Rownok Hasan, among others. The play will be telecast daily at 6:15pm.
TV play “Remote Control Car”
On the first day of Eid ul Azha festivities, Ekushey TV will telecast a TV play titled “Remote Control Car.” Scripted by Shah Mohammad Naimul, it has been directed by Shokal Ahmed and will include film actor Reaz and Probha as lead characters. The play will be aired at 8pm.
Tele-film “Megh Balika”
Tele-film “Megh Balika”, shot in India's Manali, will go on air on Eid day at 2:35pm. The tele-film revolves around Imran and Shreyoshi. The duo meets when the former visits India. Later, Imran comes across a newspaper reporting that Shreyoshi is missing and a reward of Taka 10 lakh is announced for finding her. The story takes a twist when Shreyoshi shares her life's story with Imran. Written and directed by Parvez Amin, the cast of the tele-film includes Mosharraf Karim, Modhumita Sarkar and Prosenjit Dutta.
TV play “Komola Ranga Roud”
Single-episode TV play “Komola Ranga Roud” will air on the second day of Eid at 8:05pm. The love story has Muhib and Arpa as the protagonists, who face many ups and downs in their relationship. Written and directed by Ashfaque Nipun, the cast of the play includes Mahfuz Ahmed and Nusrat Imroze Tisha.
TV play “Jim and Jimmy”
On the second day of Eid festivals, Boishakhi TV will telecast a TV play titled “Jim and Jimmy”. Directed by Montasir Bipon with Rupantor as scriptwriter, cast members include Shatabdi Wadud, Nusrat Imroz Tisha, and more. The story centers on two characters, Jim who is an ordinary individual and Jimmy being the extraordinary one. Jim is a writer whose life is riddled with problems, until his life changes upon coming across a genie trapped in a bottle.
“Ami PS Salman Bolchhi”
On the third day of Eid, “Ami PS Salman Bolchhi” will be aired by Boishakhi TV at 10:35pm.The TV play has been directed and scripted by Shagor Jahan, with Iresh Zaker, Nusrat Imroz Tisha and Rimi Karim among cast- members. The plot outlines the story of Raita Islam, who is pressured by her wealthy father to marry upon the completion of her masters. When Raita and her friends plan a trip to Cox's Bazaar, her father hires a bodyguard to keep watch. The story unfolds with the events that happen onward.
Talk show “Golper Nayok Nayikara”
Shamim Shahed will host a special celebrity talk show on Banglavision on the day of Eid at 8:50pm, titled “Golper Nayok Nayikara”. Four popular actors – Anisur Rahman Milon, Rawnak Hasan, Badhon and Moushumi Hamid will join him on the show, where they will talk about their personal and professional lives, and the dynamics of actors in TV plays. The show is produced by Khairul Babui and Tariqul Islam Sajal.
Single-episode drama “Bhalo Theko”
Single-episode TV play “Bhalo Theko” will air on Banglavision at 11:55pm on the third day of Eid. Written by Akash Ranjan and directed by Sarah Begum Kabori, it casts Riaz, Sumaiya Shimu and Ishika Khan. The TV play revolves around a university teacher and his student who is infatuated by him. The student invites the teacher to her birthday party. He meets his student's sister-in-law at the party, with whom he was involved in the past.
Musical programme Bappa and Friends
Desh TV will air live musical programme daily at 10pm for its seven-day special Eid programme. Several popular artistes will take part in the live shows. Viewers can interact with their favourite singers live and make their song requests. On the second day of Eid, popular band Bappa and Friends will entertain fans with live musical performances.
Drama serial “Shesher Odhyay”
Starting from Eid day, seven-episode mini-series “Shesher Odhyay” will be aired everyday at 6:15pm. Written and directed by Saif Chandan, the cast includes Shajal, Prova, Tanveer, Irin, Peya Bipasha and others. The drama circles Falguni and Rahul, who go on a trip to Cox's Bazar with a group of young people. The day after they check into a hotel, they discover that Falguni has committed suicide in her room. She leaves behind a suicide note describing her life story of love, marriage and separation.
Comedy show “Sazu Sabdhan”
Actor-comedian Sazu Khadem hosts a comedy TV show on Maasranga this Eid, titled 'Sazu Sabdhan”. Celebrated actress Suborna Mustafa will be his guest on the show, where she will talk about her career, give advice to youngsters, and talk about the current TV scene. She will also participate in songs and dance. Produced by ZI Faisal and Moniruzzaman Khan, it will air on the second day of Eid at 9pm.
Tele-film “Meet Me Never”
Tele-film “Meet Me Never”, starring Aparna Ghosh and Afran Nisho, will air on Maasranga on the third day of Eid at 11:30pm. Written by Shah Md. Naimul Karim and directed by Sokal Ahmed, the story centres around a couple who fall in love over Facebook, but every time they meet, something terrible happens to one of their family. They stop meeting, but continue a relationship for 27 years, before they decide to meet again.
TV Play “Kaak Othoba Cactus”
Single-episode TV Play “Kaak Othoba Cactus” will air on Eid day at 8:50pm. Written and directed by Anjan Aich, the play casts Suborna Mustafa, Shatabdi Wadud and others. The play follows a noted filmmaker who embarks on a film but can never see it to completion. One day she meets a psychiatrist with whom she shares that her husband wants to kill her. Many unusual incidents follow.
TV Play “Poraner Gohin Bhitor”
Single-episode TV Play “Poraner Gohin Bhitor” will air on the third day of Eid at 8:50pm. Written and directed by Golam Sohrab Dodul, the cast of the play includes Tareen and Azad Abul Kalam. The play revolves around Rudra, a famous music composer who is to receive a National Award. He faces journalists at a press conference where he expresses his gratitude to them. Out of the blue, a journalist asks him about a woman who is supposedly behind his success. An outraged Rudra storms out of the press meet and orders his personal secretary to discover the identity of the woman.
Single TV play “Agey Jodi Jantam”
As part of Gtv's romantic single-episode TV plays themed on classic romantic Bangla songs, “Agey Jodi Jantam” by Lucky Akhand has been interpreted into a TV play by Farhad Ahmed. It will air on Eid day at 8:30pm on the channel, and stars Shajal and Moushumi Hamid in the central roles.
Tele-film “Mukhosh” will air on Gtv on the third day of Eid, at 11:30pm, as part of the channel's series of tele-films at the particular time slot. Niaz Kamran Abir has directed the play, where Apurbo, Mishu Sabbir and Zakia Bari Mamo, among others, will be seen.