Zahir Raihan | The Daily Star
  • Zahir Raihan

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Jibon Thekey Neya

    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.