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Dhaka’s 18th century to be presented in series Zindabahar

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Entertainment Report :
Veteran actor and director Mamunur Rashid has penned down the eighteenth century history of Dhaka for BTV series titled Zindabahar. Directed and produced by Fazle Azim Jewel, the first slot of the series has already been completed and it will be
broadcasted on BTV soon.
The drama series showcases an array of
starry casts including Mamunur Rashid, Lutfor Rahman George, Azad Abul Kalam, Ahmed Rubel, Ananto Hera, Shatabdi Wadud, Shah Alom Dulal, Somu Chowdhury, Shamim Visti and many others.
The drama series focuses on the year 1758. A royal boat carrying Lutfunnisa Begum, wife of the slain Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah, their daughter Umme Zahoora, aunt Ghaseti Begum and mother Amena Begum arrives
at Chandpur Ghat. As the British started to gain power all over Dhaka, the exiled Nawab’s family members spend their days in the Zinzira Palace. And with their journey, Zindabahar starts to unfold for the viewers.
Whiletalking about making the series director Fazle Azim Jewel said, “Nothing has been made on television centering the 18th century Dhaka. Not many know about the incidents that happened during that time. Our drama focuses on the characters that
are simply forgotten such as Naib Nazim, Nogor Kotwal, Captain, Armenian, British, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Kashmir, Descendants of Amir-Omra from Delhi, Muslin manufacturers etc. We basically want to show in the drama how the governance
of Dhaka was conducted from Delhi.
The audience will get to see how Dhaka was two hundred and fifty years ago through this series.”

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