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Special TV programmes

Clockwise: A scene from the tele-film. Mamunur Rashid and Shankar Shawjal in the play. And artistes on a boat on Chalonbil.

On the occasion of the 69th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, television channels of the country will broadcast various special shows, including plays, musical programmes, documentary and more. Here is a glimpse of the special programmes:

Tele-film “Shesher Ratri” on Channel i

Tele-film “Shesher Ratri” will be aired on Channel i at 2:30 pm today. Adaptation of a short story by Tagore, script of the film has been written by Pushon Rahman. The film has been directed by Chayanika Chowdhury.
The story revolves around Jatin, an underprivileged orphan who has been reared by his aunt. Jatin is seemingly ill fated and the pattern continues throughout his conjugal life as well. Being introverted, Jatin cannot win his wife's heart. Jatin is late in comprehending the fact that love should not only be felt, it should also be expressed in time.
The cast includes Parvin Sultana Diti and Apurbo.

TV play “Ekoda Khudhito Pashan” On Desh TV

Single-episode TV play “Ekoda Khudhito Pashan” will be aired on Desh TV tonight at 9:45 pm. Adaptation of a Bibhutibhushon Mukhopadhyay story, the play has been written and directed by Walid Hasan and Rabiul Karim respectively.
Writer Sagor has been invited to attend a literature conference. He arrives at the location of conference but the accommodation is not ready yet. Sagor stays at a hotel where he experiences strange incidents. The owner of the hotel tells the writer that Rabindranath wrote his supernatural short story “Khudhito Pashan” at this establishment. Sagor does not buy the story. The owner further tells him that the characters of “Khudhito Pashan” still roam the place. But how can he explain the bizarre happenings?
The cast includes Mamunur Rashid, Shankar Shawjal, Puja Sen Gupta and Poresh Acharya.

“Chalonbil Jatri Rabindranath” on Banglavision

Musical Programme “Chalonbil Jatri Rabindranath” will be aired on Banglavision today at 6:10 pm.
Anchored by Rokeya Prachi, the programme highlights Tagore’s stay in different places of Bangladesh like Shilaidah, Shahjadpur and Potishar. Rabindranath travelled from Shilaidah to Shahjadpur and Shahjadpur to Potishar on his bojra (house-boat).
Rabindranath wrote several songs, letters while he crossed Chalonbil on his bojra. The programme will focus on such creations by Rabindranath.
Lily Islam, Mokbul Hoassain, Promode Dutt, Chanchal Khan, and Rabi Shankar Moitri will render songs on the programme. Rabi Shankar Moitri has produced the programme.

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