Bangladesh

Animation film 'Mujib Amar Pita' set to premiere on PM Hasina’s birthday

"Mujib Amar Pita" an animated film based on the book by the same name authored by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is set to be released on her birthday on September 28, announced State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak at a press conference today.

"Mujib Amar Pita", the first 2D animated film fully developed in Bangladesh, is set to hit theaters countrywide on October 1.

For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud will inaugurate the film, made by the ICT Division of the Information Ministry as part of the country's celebration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the 50th year of the Independence of Bangladesh.

"There can be no better way than an animated film to pass the stories of Bangabandhu to children and youths, and there can be no better narrator than Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to speak on Bangabandhu," said Palak.

"We want to advance the animation industry, which captured a market of US $300 billion. This film will be a stepping stone for drawing youths closer to animation films and the animation industry. Animation labs have been established in 40 universities under the initiative of the ICT Division to ensure a smooth entry of our students to the global animation industry," he added.

Football news:

And to show what a donkey kick is in football? 50 Years ago in England they scored the best goal of the season
Sulscher on Ferguson's words about Ronaldo: We all want to see Cristiano on the pitch because of his uniqueness. But he can't play in every match
Pep on the requirement to stay on top: People judge me not by trophies, but by what will happen tomorrow
Joan Laporta: The Super League is alive, it will replace the Champions League. Juve, Real Madrid and Barcelona continue to win in the courts
Karim Benzema: Clasico remains the best match in football. It doesn't matter which players are playing
In favor of PSG, after the VAR, they awarded a penalty for playing with their hand. Perhaps Icardi had fouled before
Arsenal defender White: I don't watch football. All I want when I come home is not to think about him