Joyjatra (Bengali: জয়যাত্রা) is Bangladeshi film directed by Tauquir Ahmed and produced by Azam Faruk, featuring Mahfuz Ahmed, Bipasha Hayat, Azizul Hakim, Ahsan Habib Nasim, and others. The film is set in the period of the Bangladesh Liberation War.
|Directed by||Tauquir Ahmed|
|Written by||Amjad Hossain|
|Screenplay by||Tauquir Ahmed|
|Produced by||Nokkhotro Films and Impress Telefilm Limited|
|Cinematography||Rafiqul Bari Chowdhury|
|Edited by||Arghyakamal Mitra|
|Music by||Shujeo Shyam|
|Distributed by||Nokkhotro Films|
Joyjatra takes place during the liberation war of Bangladesh. Many people from various villages and ethnic backgrounds attempt to flee to India after the Pakistan Army launched an attack on them. For days, the refugees have been stuck on a boat on a journey to India, but eventually, some of them were killed by the army.
- Mahfuz Ahmed as Baidhan
- Azizul Hakim as Adam
- Bipasha Hayat as Hawa
- Abul Hayat as Ramkrisna
- Humayun Faridi as Panchanand Saha
- Tariq Anam Khan as Tarafdar
- Chadni as Marium
- Intekhab Dinar as Johnson
- Rumana Khan as Sokhina
- Shahed Sharif Khan as Kashem
- Shams Sumon as Jasimuddi
- Farhana Rahman as Jasimuddi's wife
- Shuvra as Fatema
- Ahsan Habib Nasim as Ali
- Nazma Anwar as Grandmother
- Saleh Ahmed as Imam
- Jayanta Chattopadhyay as Dr. Kalikingkor
- Mosharraf Karim (credited as Mosharraf Hossain) as Foni, who later converts to Islam and changes his name to Farid Ali.
The songs of this film were composed by Sujey Shyam and the lyrics by Mosharraf Hossain.
Awards and nominationsEdit
This film won several awards including
|Best Film||Tauquir Ahmed||Won|
|Best Director||Tauquir Ahmed||Won|
|Best Actress in Supporting Role||Mehbooba Mahnoor Chandni||Won|
|Best Music Director||Shujeo Shyam||Won|
|Best Story||Amjad Hossain||Won|
|Best screenplay||Tauquir Ahmed||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Rafiqul Bari Chowdhury||Won|
- Won Special Award for the Film
- Won Critics Choice Best Director - Tauquir Ahmed
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- "Joyjatra is the image of the Liberation War in my mind … Tauquir Ahmed". The Daily Star. 2014-12-17. Retrieved 2019-10-04.