Dr Israfeel Shaheen receives Syed Mohidul Islam Award08 November 2022
Entertainment Desk :
Commemorating the legacy of Syed Mohidul Islam, a five day-long event titled ‘Mohidul Islam Sharan Utsab 2022’ is going on at Bangladesh Shipakala Academy from November 4, said a press release.
This year, the ‘Mohidul Islam Padak’ was conferred to noted theatre personality and Professor of Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of University of Dhaka, Dr Israfeel Shaheen. The event was also presented the ‘The Manchabandhu Padak’ and ‘The Jugol’ honorary awards.
The event, organised by Batikrom Natya Goshti, is in honour of Mohidul Islam’s 20th death anniversary and the troupe’s 46th anniversary. It featured various cultural activities including musical performances, dance recitals and theatrical plays.
Noted theatre persona M Hamid and Ananta Hira, amongst many renowned personalities, were present at the programme.
Prior to the award, there was a commemorative discussion and exhibition of the documentary titled 'Obhinay Guru,' made on Syed Mohidul Islam. Afterwards, the audience enjoyed the drama titled 'Topashi and Torongini,' presented by Lok Natya theater troupe.