Chandragrohon: The Lunar Eclipse (Bengali: চন্দ্রগ্রহণ), is a Bangladeshi film based on a short story written by Indian Bengali author Syed Mustafa Siraj. The film was released 2008 and younger director Murad Parvez first time directed the film. The film features Riaz, Shohana Saba, and Champa in lead roles along with Shahiduzzaman Selim, KS Firoz, Dilara Jaman, Kohinur, Gazi Rakayet, and Azom Faruk in supporting roles. In 2008, the film won three National Film Awards and including other four awards.
Chandragrohon DVD cover
|Directed by||Murad Parvez|
|Produced by||Azom Faruk|
|Written by||Syed Mustafa Siraj|
|Cinematography||Mahfuzur Rahman Khan|
|Edited by||Tawfiq Hossain Chowdhury|
A mad woman (Champa) lived near the Marwari Ghat. People from the market had physical relationship with her at nights. As a result, she became pregnant. Moyra Masi (Dilara Zaman) starts to look after her in this circumstances. One rainy night, she gives birth a little girl and dies on the birth bed. Moyra Masi looks after the little girl. The girl (Sohana Saba) does not get any name and so everyone calls her Falani.
|Soundtrack album by |
Habib Wahid and Emon Saha
Chandragrohon film songs were composed by Habib Wahid and Imon Saha. The film Song written by Kabir Bakul, Jewel Mahmud, Mohammad Rafiquzzaman, and Arko Mostofa. Total 8 songs. Singers are Habib Wahid, Samina Chowdhury, Nancy, Dinat Jahan Munni and Subir Nandi.
|1||"Tomare Dekhilo"||Habib Wahid and Nancy|
|2||"Moner Jore Cholse Deho"||Habib Wahid|
|3||"De Dol De Dola"||Munni|
|4||"Kon Shohore Jabi"||Samina Chowdhury|
Rainbow Film FestivalEdit
- The winner of the 2009 Best Movies
National Film AwardsEdit
Chandragrohon won National Film Award and also other four awards totally seven sections.
- Won Best Director - Murad Parvez
- Won Best Dialogue - Murad Parvez
- Won Best Screenwriter - Murad Parvez
- Won Best Producer - Azom Faruk
- Won Best Music Director - Imon Saha and Habib Wahid
- Won Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Champa and Dilara Jaman
- Won Best Actor in a Negative Role - Jahirauddn Peer
Meril Prothom Alo AwardsEdit
Chandragrohon won two Meril Prothom Alo Awards:
Bacasasa Film and Culture AwardEdit
- Won: Best Film - Azom Faruk
- Ershad Kamol (27 December 2008). "Chandragrohon aesthetically rich presentation of an unconventional plot". Star Weekend Magazine. Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Daily Star. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- Ershad Kamol (19 February 2010). "The story of an Unexpected Success". Star Weekend Magazine. Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Daily Star. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- ২০০৮ সালের জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার ঘোষণা [2008 National Film Awards Announced]. Dainik Destiny (in Bengali). 1 February 2010.
- সর্বাধিক মনোনয়ন পেল চন্দ্রগ্রহণ [Chandragrohon was the most-nominated]. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). 6 January 2010. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01.
- 'চন্দ্রগ্রহণ' ছবির প্রিমিয়ার অনুষ্ঠিত হল [Chandragrohon premier was held]. bdnews24.com (in Bengali).[dead link]
- "Chandragrahan receives top award at Rainbow Film Festival". The Daily Star. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 16 July 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার ২০০৮ ঘোষণা [National Film Awards 2008 Announced]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 12 February 2012.
- "Meril-Prothom Alo Award ceremony held". The Daily Star. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 11 April 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- জমজমাট বাচসাস সন্ধ্যা. The Daily Samakal (in Bengali). Dhaka, Bangladesh. 14 November 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2014.