‘JK 1971’ gets uncut sensor
During the 1971 liberation war, many people from different parts of the world made various efforts to help the people of Bangladesh. many of which are unknown to us.
Just like a case of hijacking of the young Frenchman Jean Que.
On December 3, 1971 at 11:50 a.m., John Quay hijacked a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight at Arlie Airport in Paris. His request was that 20 tons of medicine and medical supplies for freedom seekers from Bangladesh be handed over to this plane and only then all the passengers on the plane would be released. The first international film “JK 1971” made about the Bangladesh Liberation War was made based on this incident.
This film is produced by Fakhrul Arefin Khan. The film received clearance from the Film Censor Board on Monday January 9 without any cuts. The manufacturer said so through a post on its Facebook. He hopes to release the film in theaters soon.
Meanwhile, “JK 1971” will be screened as the opening film of the 21st Dhaka International Film Festival, which kicks off on January 14. In this regard, said festival director Mujtaba Zaman, the film is made against the backdrop of our liberation war. It was selected as the opening film to present the history of the country’s liberation war to directors and critics coming from the different countries of the festival.
It is known that “JK 1971” will be competing in the Bangladesh Panorama section of the Dhaka International Film Festival.
Saurabh Shubra Das from West Bengal played the title role in the film “JK 1971” produced under the banner of Garai Films. In addition, American actor Francisco Raymond and Russian actress Deria Govrusenko and actor Nikolai Novominsky played various roles. Apart from this, about 36 other actors including Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Indranil from West Bengal worked there.
Previously, “JK 1971” won Best Historical Film at the Mumbai International Film Festival.
Bangladesh time: 1718 hours, January 11, 2023
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