Shonibar Bikel

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki emotional over 130 artistes demanding release of ‘Saturday Afternoon’

Following the recent join statement from 130 artistes demanding the unconditional release of Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s “Saturday Afternoon”, the director shared his thoughts and feelings on the matter through a post on his verified Facebook profile.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Shonibar Bikel: Yet another captive of the “image” protector

At the very heart of a democratic society rests the freedom to speak, to create, and to choose.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Farooki's ‘Saturday Afternoon’ and our obsession with image

The censor board infringes on the freedom of the artiste and the audience in equal parts.

January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

Shonibar Bikel, a film based on Gulshan cafe attack, banned

The Film Censor Board of Bangladesh has bans a film based on a 2016 cafe attack that left 22 people dead, saying it would damage the country's reputation.