Renowned filmmaker Tareque Masud, media personality Ashfaque Munier Mishuk popularly known as Mishuk Munier, and their film production crew -- Wasim, Jamal and microbus driver Mostafizur Rahman -- died in a fatal road crash on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Joka under Ghior Upazila in Manikganj on this day in 2011.
Marking the seventh death anniversary of renowned filmmaker Tareque Masud, cinematographer Mishuk Munier and three other film production crews, Moviyana Film Society and Tareque Masud Memorial Trust in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and the Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh will jointly hold a memorial programme and discussion today afternoon at Shamsunnahar Hall, Dhaka University. The organisers have been arranging the “Tareque Masud Memorial Speech” since 2014. This year filmmaker Akram Khan will deliver the speech on films on the Partition of Bengal 1947.
Filmmakers Nasiruddin Yousuff and Morshedul Islam and Director of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Liaquat Ali Lucky will be present at the programme. Catherine Masud, wife of Tareque Masud and chairperson of the Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, his family members and well-wishers will also play a huge part in the discussion. Belayat Hossain Mamun, General Secretary of Moviyana Film Society, will deliver the welcome address while architect Lailun Nahar Swemi, President of the Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh, will preside over the programme.
Courtesy: Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh