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Nodir Naam Modhumoti (1996)

During the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh against Pakistan in a remote village beside the river Modhumoti, Motaleb Mollah, a landlord and a local Muslim leader, collaborated with the ... See full summary »

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Tanvir Mokammel

Writer:

Tanvir Mokammel (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tauquir Ahmed ... Bachchu (as Towkir Ahmed)
Aly Zaker ... Motaleb
Raisul Islam Asad Raisul Islam Asad ... Akhter
Sara Zaker Sara Zaker ... Shanti
Afsana Mimi ... Rahela
Ayesha Akhtar Ayesha Akhtar ... Bachchu's Mother
Abul Khair Abul Khair ... Motaleb's Uncle
Momtajuddin Ahmed ... Amulya
Ramendu Majumdar Ramendu Majumdar ... Kashem
Amirul Haque Chowdhury Amirul Haque Chowdhury ... Mohammad Abdul Khaleque
Keramat Mawla Keramat Mawla ... Fozlu
K.S. Firoz K.S. Firoz ... Pakistani Military Captain
Jayanto Chattopadhyay Jayanto Chattopadhyay ... Majnu
Bhaswar Bandyopadhyay Bhaswar Bandyopadhyay ... (as Vaswar Banerjee)
Khairul Alam Sabuj Khairul Alam Sabuj ... Commander
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Storyline

During the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh against Pakistan in a remote village beside the river Modhumoti, Motaleb Mollah, a landlord and a local Muslim leader, collaborated with the marauding Pakistan army. After the death of his elder brother, Motaleb married his sister-in-law who had a young son named Bachchu, by the elder brother. There was an idealist Brahmin teacher in the village, Amulya Chakrabarty, who had some influence over the young Bachchu. The teacher had a daughter, a widow, named- Shanti. When the war with Pakistan broke out, watching a genocide perpetrated by the Pakistani soldiers, Bachchu joined the Bengali guerrilla's. The experiences of the bitter war shattered Bachchu's world of innocence. His guerrilla unit was deployed on the other side of the Modhumoti river to conduct operations against the Pakistani soldiers and their collaborators. Motaleb Mollah, spurred by the title Chairman conferred upon him by the wily Pakistani captain, continued to create havoc on... Written by http://tanvirmokammel.com/

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Genres:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Bangladesh

Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

20 December 1996 (Bangladesh) See more »

Also Known As:

The River Called Modhumoti See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kino-Eye Films See more »
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Color:

Color (16 mm version)
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Soundtracks

Manush Banaiya Khelcho Jare Loiya
Performed by Saidur Rahman Boyati
Lyrics collected
Composed by Syed Sabab Ali Arzoo
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