Joyjatra (Bengali: জয়যাত্রা) is Bangladeshi film directed by Tauquir Ahmed[1] and produced by Azam Faruk, featuring Mahfuz Ahmed, Bipasha Hayat, Azizul Hakim, Ahsan Habib Nasim, and others.[2] The film is set in the period of the Bangladesh Liberation War.[3]

Directed byTauquir Ahmed
Written byAmjad Hossain
Screenplay byTauquir Ahmed
Produced byNokkhotro Films and Impress Telefilm Limited
CinematographyRafiqul Bari Chowdhury
Edited byArghyakamal Mitra
Music byShujeo Shyam
Distributed byNokkhotro Films
Release date
  • 15 November 2004 (2004-11-15)
Running time
119 minutes

Plot edit

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.

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Soundtrack edit

The songs of this film were composed by Sujey Shyam and the lyrics by Mosharraf Hossain.

Awards and nominations edit

This film won several awards including

Bangladesh National Film Awards

Category Awardee Result
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[1]

Dhaka International Film Festival

  • Won Special Award for the Film

Meril Prothom Alo Awards

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References edit

  1. ^ a b ‘জয়যাত্রা’র এক দশক. (in Bengali). 2014-12-10. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved October 25, 2015.
  2. ^ Subhan, Farah (December 1, 2012). "Inspiring Liberation War movies to watch". Amader Kotha. Retrieved September 22, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Joyjatra is the image of the Liberation War in my mind … Tauquir Ahmed". The Daily Star. 2014-12-17. Retrieved 2019-10-04.

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