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Television (2012)

As a leader of the local community, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his water-locked village in rural Bangladesh. He even goes on to claim that imagination is also sinful since it... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shahir Kazi Huda Shahir Kazi Huda ... Amin Chairman
Chanchal Chowdhury ... Solaiman
Nusrat Imrose Tisha ... Kohinoor (as Nusrat Imroz Tisha)
Mosharraf Karim ... Mojnu
Imam Lee Imam Lee ... Jobbar
Mukit Zakaria Mukit Zakaria ... Kumar Babu
Shamim Shahed Shamim Shahed ... Jahangir
Robena Reza Jui Robena Reza Jui ... Munni Shaha
Abdus Sattar Farooki Abdus Sattar Farooki ... Sattar Kaka
Mahbuba Rezanur Mahbuba Rezanur ... Kohinoor's Mother
Yousufa Akter Yousufa Akter ... Jamila Begum
Maqbul Hossain Palk Maqbul Hossain Palk ... Visa Officer
Md. Mostofa Md. Mostofa ... Imam Saheb
Monir Hossain Monir Hossain ... Hall Manager
Noor Imran Mithu Noor Imran Mithu ... News Reporter
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As a leader of the local community, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his water-locked village in rural Bangladesh. He even goes on to claim that imagination is also sinful since it gives one the license to infiltrate into any prohibited territory. But change is a desperate wind that is difficult to resist by shutting the window. The tension between this traditional window and modern wind grows to such an extent that it starts to leave a ripple effect on the lives of a group of typically colorful, eccentric, and emotional people living in that village. But at the very end of the film, Television, which he hated so much, comes to the rescue and helps Chairman Amin reach a transcendental state where he and his God are unified. A new twist to the story makes him embrace IMAGE and IMAGINATION Written by Mehedhi Al Nahiyan

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Country:

Bangladesh

Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

25 January 2013 (Bangladesh) See more »

Also Known As:

Телевидение See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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This is the first Bangladeshi film to be released theatrically in South Korea. It was released in theaters in Seoul, Busan and Daegu on November 07, 2013 . See more »

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One of the best in Bangladesh's cinema history, this is a breakthrough moment!
25 January 2013 | by bdarafatSee all my reviews

The subject of the film is both a literal and a metaphorical one at the same time. I was lucky to see the very 1st show of 'TELEVISION'. Farooki Mostofa Sarwar and his team has taken Bengali cinema to a new level. He has dealt with a bold subject, seldom explored in world cinema and has hit it quite hard! This cinema deserves world-wide exposure. Mark the day fellow film-lovers, this is a proud moment. Watch it and spread the word. 'Television' is the only movie in the history of Bangladesh that just had a houseful first day first show. A must see for locals, and for foreigners if you want to taste a Bengali film- this could be your appetizer and main dish!


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