Daruchini Dip (Bengali: দারুচিনি দ্বীপ) is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language film. It was released on 31 August 2007 throughout Bangladesh. The film is based on the Bangladeshi novelist and film maker Humayun Ahmed’s popular novel of the same name.[1] It was directed: by popular TV actor Tauquir Ahmed.[2] Daruchini Dip stars Riaz, the award-winning Zakia Bari Momo,[3] Mamnun Hasan Emon, Bindu, Abul Hayat, Asaduzzaman Noor, Mosharraf Karim, Abdullah al Mamun, and Fazlur Rahman Babu.

Daruchini Dip
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Directed byTauquir Ahmed
Produced byFaridur Reza Sagar (Impress Telefilm Ltd.)
Written byHumayun Ahmed
Music byS I Tutul
CinematographyA R Swapan
Edited byAtish Dey Sarkar
Distributed byChannel i
Release date
  • 31 August 2007 (2007-08-31)
Running time
126 minutes

The film was appreciated by film critics and won the National Film Award of Bangladesh Best Film of the Year 2007 and was nominated in seven categories also won all are.[4] It also won Best Foreign Language Film at the 2010 Bali International Film Festival Awards in Indonesia.


A team of young boys and girls plan to have a big trip across Bangladesh. They all hail from the mega city of Dhaka. In Bangladesh, being a conservative country, it is not common to the sight of a group consisting of both young, single men and women traveling together. Yet in this story, the girls are seen to try to make it against the stream. Each had a different destination in mind: like Sundarban, Cox's Bazar, Saint Martin and many more places. Finally they decide to go to Daruchini Dip. 'Shuvro'(Riaz) has a big problem for his weak eyesight because he may be put out from the program. But finally the full team goes on a train with 'Shuvro'.



  • Director - Tauquir Ahmed
  • Associate Director - H E Ahmed Tomal, Anowar Khan, Tapu Ahmed, Imon and Kamruzzaman Babu
  • Produccer - Faridur Reza Sagar (Impress Telefilm Ltd.)
  • Executive Produccer - Faridur Reza Sagar and Ibne Hasan Khan
  • Story - Humayun Ahmed
  • Scriptwriter - Humayun Ahmed
  • Dialogue - Humayun Ahmed
  • Cinematography - A R Swapan
  • Art Director - Soyed Zahid Iqbal
  • Music - S I Tutul
  • Editing - Atish Day Sarkar
  • Sound - Anup Mukharjee
  • Dress - Shahrukh Amin Tingku
  • Choreography - Kabirul Islam Ratan
  • Distributor - Channel i

Technical detailsEdit

  • Format: 35 MM (Color)
  • Real: 13Pans
  • Sub-Title: English
  • Year of the Product: 2006-2007
  • Technical Support: Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC)

Awards and achievementEdit

International awardsEdit

  • Winner Best Foreign Language Film: Bali International Film Festival Awards 2010 Indonesia.[15]

National Film AwardsEdit

Daruchini Dwip won the National Film Awards total seven categories in the year of 2007.

  • Winner Best Film 'Impress Telefilm Ltd.' 2007
  • Winner Best Actor: 'Riaz' 2007
  • Winner Best Actress: 'Zakia Bari Momo' 2007
  • Winner Best Music Director 'S I Tutul' 2007
  • Winner Best Choreographer: 'Kabirul Islam Ratan' 2007
  • Winner Best Side Role Actor: 'Abul Hayat' 2007
  • Winner Best Scriptwriter: 'Humayun Ahmed' 2007

Meril Prothom Alo AwardsEdit


The music for Daruchini Dwip was directed by S I Tutul.

  1. "Dur Dwipobasini" - Samina Chowdhury and Fahmida Nabi
  2. "Monta Jeno Aaj Pakhir Dana" - S I Tutul and Samina Chowdhury


  1. ^ Reza, Farida (18 April 2008). "Reader's Opinion A visit to 'Daruchini Dwip'". The Daily Star. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
  2. ^ "'Daruchini Dwip' on Channel-i today". The Daily Star. 31 August 2007. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Road to 'Daruchini Dwip' Update on 'Lux Channel i Superstar'". The Daily Star. 11 August 2006. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
  4. ^ "National Film Awards for the last fours years announced". The Daily Star. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
  5. ^ স্থপতি হতে চেয়ে নায়ক. Dhaka Times (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  6. ^ যুগ পেরিয়ে মম. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  7. ^ অভিনয়ে এক যুগ মমর. Bonik Barta (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  8. ^ উনিশের উচ্ছ্বাসে ইমপ্রেসের উনিশ ছবি. Channel i (in Bengali). 25 September 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  9. ^ ৭০-এর কোঠায় আসাদুজ্জামান নূর. Bhorer Kagoj (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  10. ^ বালি ফিল্ম ফেস্টিভ্যালে পুরস্কৃত ‘দারুচিনি দ্বীপ’. banglanews24.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  11. ^ ওজন সাড়ে তিন মণ!. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  12. ^ জেদ্দায় প্রদর্শিত হলো দারুচিনি দ্বীপ. Channel I (in Bengali). 5 March 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  13. ^ প্রতিবেদক, নিজস্ব. চ্যানেল আইতে দারুচিনি দ্বীপ. Daily Inqilab (in Bengali). Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  14. ^ রাইমার স্বামী হতে কলকাতায় গেলেন বাবু!. RTV (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  15. ^ ""Daruchini Dwip" wins the day Bali International Film Festival / Arts & Entertainment". The Daily Star. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2011.

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