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Golapi Ekhon Traine

Golapi Ekhon Traine (Bengali: গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে - English: The Endless Trail) is a Bangladeshi drama film based on the novel of Amjad Hossain Droupodi Ekhon Traine and directed by himself.[1] This film was released on September 5, 1978 and became popular and had positive critical receptions.

Golapi Ekhon Traine
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Golapi Ekhon Traine Poster
গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে
Directed byAmjad Hossain
Produced byAmjad Hossain
Written byAmjad Hossain
Starring
Music byAlauddin Ali
CinematographyRafiqul Bari Chowdhury
Edited byEnamul Haque
Distributed byShukla Films
Release date
September 5, 1978
Running time
114 min
CountryBangladesh
LanguageBengali

PlotEdit

Mondol (A.T.M. Shamsuzzaman) is an influential person in the village. His son Milon (Farooque) likes the girl of a street singer (Anwar Hossain) Golapi (Bobita). In the meantime, Mondol brings a bridegroom for Golapi but they demand a cycle. Golapi's father cannot afford this so Milon pay for the cycle. But for some reason the marriage does not take place and Golapi's father commits suicide. As a result, Golapi's family fall into grief and she starts to work in different places by train. The people from the village do not take this positively and sit to desert them to work on trains.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

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.[2]

Track Singer(s) Lyrics Music Director
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

AwardsEdit

National Film Awards

  • 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে". Rong Dhong. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  2. ^ চলচ্চিত্র' গোলাপী এখন ট্রেনে [Film Golapi Ekhon Traine]. Saat Din (in Bengali). Archived from the original on March 18, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.

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