Mrinal Sen remembered in Dhaka | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:38 AM, January 12, 2019

Mrinal Sen remembered in Dhaka

Mrinal Sen, a legendary director of Bangla films, was remembered by cultural activists, filmmakers and critics from home and neighbouring India at a memorial meeting in Dhaka yesterday.

Liaquat Ali Lucky, director general (DG) of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, presided over the meeting.

Hosted by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh (FFSB) and Bangladesh Short Film Forum, the programme was held at National Music and Dance Center of Shilpakala Academy.

Mrinal Sen, born in Bangladesh's Faridpur on May 14, 1923, died of a cardiac arrest at his residence in Kolkata on December 30, 2018. He was 95.

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