'Hawa' selected for Oscars from Bangladesh
Bangladesh has nominated Mejbaur Rahman Sumon's film “Hawa” for the upcoming Oscars.
Oscar Bangladesh Committee Coordinator Abdullah Al Maruf confirmed this information.
He said “Two films were submitted to compete at the 95th Academy Awards under the Best International Feature Film category.”
Directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumaon, Hawa was shot in the deep forest. With this film, cinema halls have been houseful after a long time. This is the first film of Mejbaur Rahman.
The 95th edition of the ceremony will be held at Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California in the United States on March 12, 2023. The award will be given in 24 branches. Best International Feature Film is one of them.
The storyline of the film is based on eight sailors and a mysterious Bedeni trapped in a destination less fishing trawler in the deep sea.
Popular TV actor Chanchal Chowdhury, Bangladeshi model-cum-actress Nazifa Tushi, Shariful Raj, Sumon Anwar, Nasir Uddin Khan, Sohel Mondol, Rijvi Riju, Mahmud Hasan and Babul Bose star in the film.