Zahir Raihan

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

Alamgir Kabir: “Zahir in Kolkata”

17 April, 1971. I reached Kolkata from Agartala on the previous day. Word reaches me that Zahir Raihan has also arrived at Kolkata on the same day.

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

Revisiting Zahir Raihan’s ‘Arek Falgun’ this spring, and every spring

Winter was slowly taking off, with the February breeze following through, with the falling of the Debdaru leaves, with the advent of a new season.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

Zahir Raihan: The unparalleled legend

Zahir Raihan is a name synonymous with the Golden Age of cinema in Bangladesh. Even though the legendary Freedom Figher lived only 37 years before his untimely death, his contributions to the country and the film industry are unparalleled. Besides filmmaking, he was also a talented novelist, journalist and writer.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Zahir Raihan and the making of Jibon Thekey Neya

Being someone who is keen on watching films that were made on our Liberation War in the early seventies and the films that made an impact on our nation's movement for freedom, for me, Zahir Raihan is a legend.

August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015

Let There Be Light

Mohammad Zahirullah (better known as Zahir Raihan) lived only to be 37, but left his mark in the heart of every patriotic Bangladeshi with his works.

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

IT'S TRUE!

Zahir Raihan directed one of the most feted Bangla movies, “Jibon Thekey Neya”, featuring Khan Ataur Rahman, Rowshan Jamil, Anwar Hossain, Razzaque, and Suchanda.