Lalsalu (film)

Lalsalu (titled A Tree Without Roots internationally) is a 2001 Bangladeshi film directed and produced by Tanvir Mokammel.[1][2] The screenplay is based on Syed Waliullah's 1948 novel of the same name.

Directed byTanvir Mokammel
Produced byTanvir Mokammel
Written byTanvir Mokammel
Based onLalsalu
by Syed Waliullah
CinematographyAnwar Hossain
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The film earned eight Bangladesh National Film Awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Tanvir Mokammel.[3]



Bangladesh National Film AwardsEdit

  • Best Film
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Story
  • Best Dialogue
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Sound Recording

BACHSAS AwardsEdit

  • Critics' Award for Best Actor[4]


  1. ^ "Lalsalu hits cinema halls". The Daily Star. June 28, 2003. Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  2. ^ Zakir Hossain Raju (2011). "Multiple Islams, multiple modernities". In Andrew N. Weintraub (ed.). Islam and Popular Culture in Indonesia and Malaysia. Routledge. p. 51. ISBN 978-1-136-81229-3.
  3. ^ জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার প্রাপ্তদের নামের তালিকা (১৯৭৫-২০১২) [List of the winners of National Film Awards (1975-2012)]. Government of Bangladesh (in Bengali). Bangladesh Film Development Corporation. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  4. ^ Afsar Ahmed (June 28, 2004). "32nd BACHSAS Awards: A glitzy night". The Daily Star. Retrieved March 14, 2016.

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