Valentine's Day picks: Bangla dramas to watch with your loved ones
TV series and dramas have always been a huge part of Bangladeshi entertainment. This was true even before the advent of cable TV. Over time, every year, Valentine's Day has become a synonymous occasion to celebrate love through beautiful stories. The renowned directors, writers, and TV actors prepare amazing content for the day. Like each year, a bunch of exciting Bangla tele-fictions will be aired in different TV channels and OTT platforms centering the Valentine Day in 2023. Here are a mentionable few.
11 Bangla Dramas to Watch on Valentine's Day 2023
Beche Thakuk Bhalobasha
"Beche Thakuk Bhalobasha" is a story of a quintessential couple navigating life and marriage. The short drama is presented by Grammenphone and will be available on Deepto TV, Deepto Play, and Deepto TV's YouTube channel. Deepto TV viewers can catch the episode at 10:20 PM on Valentine's Day.
The show will start with Ziaul Faruq Apurba and Nilanjona Nila in lead roles. It will be directed by B.U. Shuvo.
CloseUp Eishomoyer Kache Ashar Golpo
CloseUp has become a cult classic regarding telefilms during valentines. Over the last 7 years, the different-themed "Kache Ashar Golpo" has amassed a loyal fan following. Like every year, this year too CloseUp will make your Valentines with three new telefilms.
The theme this year is the new generation's love. How three different couples in three different situations and social dimensions work out their love and commitment are explored in the telefilms.
This year, CloseUp has gone even beyond last year. The brand has partnered up with 13 TV channels which will air this year's "Kache Ashar Golpo" on prime time starting from 14th February.
The three telefilms are "Take Off" by veteran director Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, "Ekta Tumi Lagbe" by Raka Nowshin Nawer and "Shomoy Shob Jane" by Shakib Fahad.
Viewers will also be able to watch the telefilms on the official YouTube channel of CloseUp.
This Valentine's is all about Apurba as the much-loved star is starring in yet another Valentine's Day telefilm named "Over Smart". The telefilm is presented by Club 11 Entertainment. The rom-com was directed by Rubel Hasan with Akbor Haider Munna acting as the executive producer.
Safa Kabir will be seen as the leading pair along with Apurba. Over Smart will be available on the Club 11 Entertainment official YouTube channel on 14th February.
"Joto Durei" tells the story of losing your beloved and navigating through life. The story follows Shaheed as he delusions between life and the loss of Deepa.
The telefilm is directed by Moyukh Bary with a story by Mizanur Rahman Aryan and a screenplay by Shikhor Shahoniat. The telefilm is already available on the official YouTube channel of Shusmita Anis.
Bashor Ghorer Itikotha
"Bashor Ghorer Itikotha" is a rom-com surrounding the most anticipated moment for any newlyweds – the wedding, aka Bashor raat. What goes down in anticipation and often awkward interactions make up the premise of this rom-com.
The telefilm is scripted and directed by Somrat Jahangir and produced by Sarker Sumon. Niloy Alamgir and Mitil Farrokh star in the leading role in the telefilm. The telefilm is available on the official YouTube channel of Niloy Alamgir.
"Ontohin" follows the story of Noyon and Tara, two people trying to hold onto each other in the face of a lot of adversaries. How they fight against destiny for their love makes up the basic premise of the telefilm.
The telefilm is directed by Miftah Annan and features Tawsif Mahbub and Tanjin Tisha in lead roles. It will be available on the official YouTube channel of CMV productions on Valentine's Day.
My First Love
There's nothing quite like the first love and the rush of emotions it brings with it. "My First Love" tells the story of a star-struck couple experiencing their first love.
The telefilm is directed by Mehidi Hasan Hridoy and produced by Faisal Azad. It will be a Bangladesh-Australia joint production venture. The telefilm will star Mushfiq R. Farhan and Keya Payel in lead roles. It will be available on the official YouTube channel of Swadesh Entertainment on Valentine's Day.
"Miss Driver" is another Valentine's Day telefilm scripted by Anamika Mandal and directed by Julfikar Islam Shishir. The story follows the interesting life of the lead pair as they start on a bad note but eventually end up falling for each other.
The lead cast of the telefilm includes Sabbir Arnob and Tania Brishty, with Rocky Khan and Mou Shikha in supporting roles. The telefilm will be available on HIA Multimedia's official YouTube Channel.
Not every love story has a happy ending. Some end in separation too. This is the theme of Mizanur Rahman Ariyan's "Unish 20". It's a story of closure and understanding and finding respect for each other. The short film also marks the return of Bindu to the small screen after a long break. Bindu and Shuvoo will pair up for the lead roles, which will be telecasted on Chorki on Valentine's eve.
You've all heard of marriage maker but have you heard of marriage breaker? This is the story of two people out to break a marriage but who also inadvertently fall in love with each other in the process.
"Marriage Breaker" stars Farhan Ahmed Jovan and Samira Khan Mahi in lead roles. The telefilm has been directed by Sazzad Hossain Bappi and will be available under the G Series banner.
Another exciting telefilm for this year's Valentine's Day is the Sayful Hafiz Khan-directed "Load Shedding". The telefilm features Hafiz and Brishty in lead roles. The coming-of-age rom-com is something that will transport anyone to the beautiful world of the lead couple.
Load Shedding will be available on the official YouTube Channel of Rangon Entertainment on Valentine's Day.
So far, we have discussed 11 upcoming Bangla telefictions on Valentine's Day 2023. While most of these dramas will portray love as well as the sweet-sour excitement surrounding relationships, others may bring melancholic tear-jerker stories. Whatever it be, it's sure to be a day full of quality content.