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Golapi Ekhon Traine (Bengali: গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে, romanized: Gōlāpī Ekhon Trēnē, lit. 'Golapi is now on a train' - English name: The Endless Trail) is a Bangladeshi drama film based on the novel of Amjad Hossain Droupodi Ekhon Traine and directed by himself. The film is one of his "Golapi" film series. This film was released on September 5, 1978 and became popular and had positive critical receptions.
|Golapi Ekhon Traine|
|গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে|
|Directed by||Amjad Hossain|
|Written by||Amjad Hossain|
|Produced by||Amjad Hossain|
|Cinematography||Rafiqul Bari Chowdhury|
|Edited by||Enamul Haque|
|Music by||Alauddin Ali|
|Distributed by||Shukla Films|
|September 5, 1978|
|Budget||est. ৳5 lakh|
|Box office||est.৳1 crore (US$93,000)|
Mondol (A.T.M. Shamsuzzaman) is an influential person in the village. His son Milon (Farooque) likes the daughter of a street singer (Anwar Hossain) Golapi (Bobita). Mondol brings a marriage proposal for Golapi but the groom's family demand dowry in the form of a cycle. Golapi's father cannot afford it. Milon pays for the cycle. The marriage does not take place unfortunately and Golapi's father commits suicide. As a result, Golapi's family fall further into poverty and she starts to work various jobs on the trains. The people from the village do not take this positively and try to stop her from working on the trains.
The music of this film was directed by Alauddin Ali and lyrics were penned by Tahera Haque, Moniruzzaman Monir, Mohammad Moniruzzaman, Gazi Mazharul Anwar and Amjad Hossain. Syed Abdul Hadi, Sabina Yasmin and other popular singers sang in this film.
|Achen Amar Moktar||Syed Abdul Hadi||Gazi Mazharul Anwar and Amjad Hossain||Alauddin Ali|
|Hayre Kopal Mondo||Sabina Yasmin||Tahera Haque, Moniruzzaman Monir, Mohammad Moniruzzaman, Gazi Mazharul Anwar and Amjad Hossain||Alauddin Ali|
- Golapi Ekhon Traine made history winning 9 awards out of 16 including Best Film, Best Director, Best Music Director, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Lyrics, Best Male Playback Singer, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography (Color).
- Amjad Hossain made a unique record of achieving 4 National Awards in the same year including Best Film (Producer), Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Lyricist.
See also edit
- গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে (in Bengali). Rong Dhong. Archived from the original on October 1, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
- "গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে". Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). 2 April 2020.
- চলচ্চিত্র' গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে [Film Golapi Ekhon Traine]. Saat Din (in Bengali). Archived from the original on March 18, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.