Mrinal Sen’s birthday celebrated in Faridpur
The 87th birthday of internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen was celebrated at his ancestral home in Jhiltuli, Faridpur.
The programme included discussion on Sen's life and work, exhibition of books and photographs, recitation and rendition of songs.
Mrinal Sen Chalochitra Charcha Kendra (MSCCK), Faridpur arranged the programmm last Friday (May 14).
The discussants were of the view that Sen's contribution to Bangla cinema is unique.
Mahbubur Rahman, Vice Principal of Government Rajendra College was the chief guest at the event. Rizvi Zaman, Associate Professor of the college, attended as special guest with Professor Altaf Hossain, convener of Sachetan Nagorik Committee (TIB), in the chair.
Among others, veteran playwright Munshi Mohammad Ali Rumi, Siraj E Kobir Khokon, Rezaul Karim (convener of MSCCK) and singer Asma Akhter Mukta spoke at the programme.
The programme concluded with recitation and rendition of songs by local artistes.