Chitra Nodir Pare (known in English as Quiet Flows the River Chitra) is a Bangladeshi Bengali directed by Tanvir Mokammel. It is a feature film on destiny of a Hindu family in East Pakistan. The film won seven national awards including the best film and the best director of the year 1999. Other awards were best Story, best Dialogue, best Art-Director, best Supporting Actress and best Make-up Man. The film was shown in London, Oslo, Fribourg (Switzerland), Singapore, Delhi, Calcutta and Trivandrum film festivals.[1]

Chitra Nodir Pare
Directed byTanvir Mokammel
Written byTanvir Mokammel
Produced byTanvir Mokammel
Edited byMahadeb Shi
Music bySyed Shabab Ali Arzoo
Release date
  • 1999 (1999)
Running time
114 minutes

Cast edit

Soundtrack edit

The music of this film was directed by Syed Shabab Ali Arzoo.

Response edit

Film critic Ahmed Muztaba Zamal, writing in Cinemaya in 2000, named Chitra Nodir Pare as one of the top twelve films from Bangladesh.[2]

Awards edit

Award Title Category Awardee Result
National Film Awards Best Film Tanvir Mokammel (Producer) Won
Best Director Tanvir Mokammel Won
Best Supporting Actress Rawshan Jamil Won
Best Story Tanvir Mokammel Won
Best Dialogue Tanvir Mokammel Won
Best Art Direction Uttom Guha Won
Best Makeup Dipak Kumar Sur Won

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References edit

  1. ^ "Quite Flows the River Chitra (Chitra Nadir Pare)". Retrieved October 13, 2015.
  2. ^ Ahmed Muztaba Zamal (Winter 2000). "National Ten Best Films". Cinemaya. Vol. 50. p. 13.

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