Shasti (Bengali: শাস্তি; ''Punishment'') is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language film.[1] It is the film presented by HSBC Bank Bangladesh.[2] It was released in 2004 all over Bangladesh.

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Directed byChashi Nazrul Islam
Written by
Produced byImpress Telefilm Ltd.
CinematographyMajibul Haque Bhuyan
Edited byAtikur Rahman Mallick
Music by
Distributed byImpress Telefilm Ltd.
Release date
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
143 minutes


  • Ilyas Kanchan as Dukhiram
  • Campa as Radha
  • Riaz as Chhidam
  • Purnima as Chandora
  • Shahidul Alam Sachchu as Zamindar
  • ATM Shansuzzaman as Teacher
  • Nasrin (special appearance in song "Moirechhere Moirechhere")


  • Producer: Faridur Reza Sagar (Impress Telefilm Ltd.)
  • Story: Rabindra Nath Tagore (Literature)
  • Script: Momtaj Uddin Ahmed
  • Dialogue: Momtaj Uddin Ahmed
  • Screenplay: Chashi Nazrul Islam
  • Director: Chashi Nazrul Islam
  • Art Director: Ashok Kumar Ghosh
  • Cinematography: Majibul Haque Bhuyan
  • Editing: Atikur Rahman Mallick
  • Music: Imon Saha and Khandokar Nurul Alam
  • Lyrics: Rabindra Nath Tagore and Mohammad Rafikuzzaman
  • Background Sound: Imon Shaha
  • Distributor: Impress Telefilm Ltd.

Technical detailsEdit

  • Format: 35 mm (color)
  • Reel: 15 Pans
  • Running Time: 143 minutes
  • Original Language: Bengali
  • Subtitle: English
  • Country of Origin: Bangladesh
  • Date of Theatrical Release: 2004
  • Year of the Product: 2003-2004
  • Technical Support: Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC)

Award and achievementEdit

International awardsEdit

Shasti won a second prize in the "Bangla Showcase" category in the 3 International Film Festival Bangladesh Award 2006.[3]

In 2005 it was selected for "best co-actor" and "best co-actress"[4]

National Film AwardsEdit

Meril Prothom Alo AwardsEdit

Other achievementsEdit

  • Won Best Film: Impress Telefilm Ltd. 2005[6]
  • Won Best Actor: Riaz 2005
  • Won Best Actress: Purnima 2005
  • Won Best Music Director: Khandokar Nurul Alam and Imon Shaha

Golden Jubilee Film Audience AwardsEdit

  • Won Best Film: Impress Telefilm Ltd. 2005[7]


Shasti's music directors are Imon Saha and Khandokar Nurul Alam. Two, 'Tui Chhara Amar Chkhe' and 'Moirechhere Moirechhere' have lyric by Mohammad Rafikuzzam. Some songs are from Rabindra Sangeet. Playback singer are Sabina Yasmin, Andrew Kishore, Sadi Mohammad and Rezwana Chowdhury Banya.[8]


Tracks Titles Singers Performers Notes
1 'Tui Chhara Amar Chkhe' Sabina Yasmin and Andrew Kishore Riaz and Purnima
2 'Moirechhere Moirechhere' Sabina Yasmin Nasrin
3 'Bhalobese Sokhi' Sadi Mohammad Rabindra Sangeet
4 'Bhalobese Sokhi' Sadi Mohammad and Rezwana Chowdhury Banya Riaz and Purnima Rabindra Sangeet
5 'Amar Jabar Belay' Rezwana Chowdhury Banya Purnima Rabindra Sangeet


  1. ^ The Daily Star, 27 June 2004 "Tagore's Shasti goes on celluloid", Culture, accessed: 5 May 2011
  2. ^ The Daily Star, 21 January 2005 "Make healthy films Minister urges filmmakers", Culture, accessed: 5 May 2011
  3. ^ The Daily Star, 13 March 2006, "3 International Film Festival Bangladesh Award ceremony Ahlaam wins Best Film Award", Cultural Correspondent: 5 May 2011
  4. ^ The Daily Star, 30 August 2008, "Nat'l film awards for last four yrs announced," Culture, accessed: 5 May 2011
  5. ^ The Daily Star, 1 September 2008, " National Film Awards for the last fours years announced" Arts & Entertainment: 5 May 2011
  6. ^ The Daily Star, 5 March 2006, "Film Award '05 held amidst glitz and glamour," Cultural Correspondent: 5 May 2011
  7. ^ The Daily Star, 23 July 2006, "Golden Jubilee Film Audience Award '06 Celebrating excellence in Bangladeshi cinema, "Cultural Correspondent: 5 May 2011
  8. ^ The Daily Star, 8 February 2008, "Bonya playbacks for Rituporno's upcoming film," Cultural Correspondent: 5 May 2011

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