A modern fairytale with a touch of mythology, “Hawa” has taken the country by storm, with its mysterious trailer and mesmerising songs. Yesterday, the promotional activities of “Hawa” reached Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in the form of a press conference, followed by a concert.
This Eid saw many Bangladeshi actresses taking on roles that aren’t traditionally associated with women in the industry. Challenging the contemporary idea that women are simply compliant partners or pretty ladies—for the male lead to pursue—many actresses stepped up and took on roles that told the stories of strong and empowered female characters.
With female protagonists, Sabila Nur, Tanjin Tisha, and Mehazabien Chowdhury graced our screens during this Eid, bringing forward some fresh and unique storylines that featured strong women in the lead roles. Bewlo is a list of female-centric Eid films that everyone should check out: