As this year’s Eid approaches, Bangladeshi cinema enthusiasts can anticipate a face-off between popular actors Shakib Khan and Shobnom Bubly on the silver screen. Both stars are set to headline their respective films slated for release during the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.
Recently, pictures surfaced on social media featuring Neha Kakkar alongside Shakib Khan in a single frame. Fans began speculating that the "Kala Chashma" singer might be lending her voice for Himself Ashraf's "Rajkumar."
In 2023, a significant portion of the big-budgeted films screened in Dhaka primarily comprised of those released during Eid. During that period, numerous individuals within the cinema industry remarked that movies in Dhaka were predominantly scheduled around Eid. Outside of these festive seasons, production houses seemed hesitant to release big-budget films.
Eid-ul-Fitr is just around the corner, with the month of Ramadan set to begin in a few days, leading up to the grand celebration of Eid—the biggest festival of the year. Numerous movies are slated for release during this festive season.
Shakib Khan has recently travelled to the United States for the shooting of his upcoming film, "Rajkumar". Expected to hit theatres during the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr, the film has already generated considerable buzz. However, it has now come to light that a three-minute fight scene in the movie has incurred an expenditure of Tk 70 lakh.
Shakib Khan has once again flown off to the USA, and this time, but for the shooting of “Rajkumar.” The makers are planning on releasing the movie on Eid-ul-Fitr.
The filming of the title song for the Himel Ashraf directorial movie “Rajkumar”, featuring Shakib Khan, commenced at BFDC today morning. Approximately 300 dance artistes are actively participating in the shooting of the film's first song.
Eid-ul-Fitr is approaching in three months. While the anticipated date for Eid-ul-Fitr falls in the second week of April, there is currently significant discourse surrounding the movie releases during this period. Numerous production companies have already disclosed the potential titles of their films, with about half a dozen movies in consideration. Titles such as “Rajkumar”, “Omar”, “Esha Murder”, “Jamdani” and “Netri The Leader” are prominently featured in this lineup.
Film director Himel Ashraf has recently stated that the shooting of superstar Shakib Khan's movie “Rajkumar” involves the most skilled technicians in the country. He further mentioned that individuals with greater expertise than those who worked on the previous film “Priyotoma”, are now part of “Rajkumar”. Therefore, the new project is expected to surpass the outcomes of “Priyotoma”.