Gondi (Bengali: গণ্ডি, lit.'The Boundary') is a 2020 Bangladeshi romantic comedy-drama film. The film was directed by Fakhrul Arefeen Khan and produced by Gorai Films. It stars Sabyasachi Chakrabarty and Suborna Mustafa, with Shuvashish Bhowmik, Majnun Mijan, Aparna Ghosh, Aman Reza and Payel Mukherjee in supporting roles.[2][3][4][5]

Directed byFakhrul Arefeen Khan
Written byFakhrul Arefeen Khan
Based onPother Sathi
by Suvojit Roy[1]
Produced byFakhrul Arefeen Khan & Israt Sultana
CinematographyRana Dasgupta
Edited byProkash Golam Mustafa
Music byDebojyoti Mishra and Deep-Loy
Gorai Films
Distributed byGorai Films(Bangladesh)
Release date
  • February 8, 2020 (2020-02-08)
Running time
112 minutes

Plot edit

A 60-year-old retired government official and widower, Mr. Azgar Ali, lives alone with his driver and working people in an elite area of Dhaka. His only son, Ali Mizan, lives in London with his family. After two years, Ali Mizan comes home to see his father. Azgar Ali is suffering from dementia and memory loss. His daily routine is gardening on the roof, watching stars at night, walking in the park in the morning and talking on Skype with his granddaughter Arha in London. Due to his poor memory, Azgar Ali makes many mistakes every day. One such mistake is to transfer rupees 5 lakh to Mrs Shamima's account by mistake. Mrs. Shamima, who is in her 50s and also lonely, is a dentist by profession and is the neighbor of Azgar Ali. Her only daughter lives in London with her husband Jason. Azgar Ali and Mrs. Shamima get acquainted after the accidental money transfer, and they become friends. Azgar Ali's doctor advises the two to go to Cox's Bazar. Azgar Ali's son and his daughter-in-law Millie and Mrs. Shamima's daughter learn about their outing. Within three days, the son, daughter-in-law, and daughter of Shamima arrive from London. The emotional battle of parents and children starts with Azgar Ali and Mrs. Shamima.

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Production edit

The film was produced by Gorai Films. Gondi was filmed in various locations including London, England, and with the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in Uttara, Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh.[6]

References edit

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  2. ^ "'গণ্ডি' পেরোনো বন্ধুত্ব নিয়ে যেসব সিনেমা…". প্রথম আলো (in Bengali). 6 February 2020. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  3. ^ "গণ্ডি ছাড়িয়ে বন্ধুত্ব". Kalerkantho (in Bengali). Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  4. ^ "বয়সের 'গণ্ডি' পেরিয়ে বন্ধুত্ব". www.bhorerkagoj.com. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  5. ^ BanglaNews24.com (6 February 2020). "'গণ্ডি' দেখে ভালো লাগলে আরও পাঁচ জনকে বলুন :: BanglaNews24.com mobile". banglanews24.com. Retrieved 8 February 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ "সুবর্ণা-সব্যসাচীর 'গণ্ডি'র মুক্তি ৭ ফেব্রুয়ারি". প্রথম আলো (in Bengali). 27 January 2020. Retrieved 5 March 2020.