Jaago (2010 film)

Jaago (Bengali: জাগো) is a 2010 Bangladeshi sports drama film written and directed by Khijir Hayat Khan. The film is produced by Adnan Karim. The film features Ferdous Ahmed and Afsana Ara Bindu in lead roles and with supporting Arifin Shuvoo, Sharlin Farzana, Tariq Anam Khan, Rawnak Hasan, FS Nayeem and many more. It is the first Bangladeshi film based entirely on football. The story of "Jaago" is said to be inspired by the Swadhin Bangla Football Dol, who played a vital role during the Liberation War (1971) by raising funds through charity matches and encourage the morale of the freedom fighters.

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Directed byKhijir Hayat Khan
Produced byAdnan Karim
Written byKhijir Hayat Khan
Music byArnob
CinematographySachi Chowdhury
Edited bySamir Ahmed
Distributed byInterspeed
Release date
  • 15 January 2010 (2010-01-15)
Running time
150 minutes


Every year, Comilla XI plays friendly football match against India's Tripura XI. But unfortunately they lost every match over the years. But this year they had a strong team, led by Shamim (Ferdous Ahmed) who is very passionate about football. He, along with local boys runs a football academy named Azad Boys. He requests former Shadhin Bangla Football Team member Saffu Bhai (Tariq Anam Khan) to coach the team. But he rejects and says football doesn't give you anything. But one day, members of Comilla XI met a road accident. All the players were wounded and some of them died. But captain of Tripura XI talked dishonorably that it saved there time mentioning they would've won the match very easily. As a result, amateurs of Azad boys Dared to dream and wanted to play re-match. Regarding their bravery Saffu agreed to coach them. They practiced hard and played with real hearts to save the pride of Comilla.


Awards and nominationsEdit

Jaago received fifteen nominations and received six awards in the following categories: Best Film (Critics' Choice); Best Director (Khijir Hayat Khan); Best Music Director (Arnob); Best Actress (Bindu); Best Playback Singer Male (Kumar Bishwajit for "Jhum Jhum Brishti") and Best Sound Engineer (Bappi Rahman).[1]


The film includes a total of five songs written by Arnob and Anup Mukhopaddhay and rearranged by Arnob. The film features Kumar Bishwajit, Bappa Mazumder, Arnob, Zohad, Audit, Milon Mahmud and others as playback singers.

Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length36:06 min
Track listing
1."Jaago (Version 1)"ArnobArnob, Bappa Mazumder & Zohad4:46
2."Shomoy Churi"ArnobArnob, Milon Mahmud, Audit & Zohad4:03
3."Keno Chole Gele Dure"ArnobSrabonti Ali & Arnob3:17
4."Jhum Jhum Jhum Brishti"ArnobKumar Bishwajit & Kona3:53
5."Jaago (slow)"ArnobArnob2:40
6."Pothe Cholte"ArnobRupom3:41
7."Shomoy Churi (Slow)"ArnobArnob3:58
8."Jaago (Version 2)"ArnobAudit5:58
9."Jhum Jhum Jhum Brishti (Instrumental)"Arnob 3:50
Total length:36:06

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "'Jaago' wins big at Film Award Bangla 2010". The Daily Star. 25 June 2010.

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