''We stayed on a boat for five hours shooting a song'' … Mim
The multi-talented Bidya Sinha Mim is a model, TV and film actress. Now with several films on hand, the celebrity's focus is on celluloid.
In a brief conversation with The Daily Star, Mim talked about her film career.
What is your recent film?
Mim: I'm busy shooting for “Sweetheart”, a film where I co-star with Riaz and Bappi. It is a family drama in which I play the role of a Christian girl. Soon we will go to Bangkok for shooting its songs.
It is your first movie with Riaz?
Mim: Yes. Earlier, I acted in a TV play “Rahasshamoi” opposite him.
What about “Paddo Patar Jol”?
Mim: Ninety percent of the shooting is over. The audience will see me in a new avatar in the film. There's more: We had great fun shooting the movie in Rangamati. Yes it was tough going. We had to stay aboard boat for about five hours shooting a song.
You also acted in the film “Good Morning London” by director Tania Ahmed?
Mim: The London shoot is over but we still have to do the Bangladesh segment. I enjoyed a rickshaw ride with a Britisher during the shoot, a memorable moment for me.
No recent TV plays?
Mim: As I'm now very serious about cinema, I keep away from performing in TV plays but still do TVCs.
What are your future plans?
Mim: I am waiting for films based on exciting plots. I hope they will give me greater exposure.
Tell us about your first film that was directed by Humayun Ahmed.
Mim: After completing the shooting of “Amar Achhe Jol”, Humayun sir told me that I would get an award for the movie. He proved right: Although I did not win the National Film Awards, I got the Meril Prothom Alo Award.