Shuvoda (Bengali: শুভদা)[1] is a 1986 Bangladeshi Bengali-language film directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam[2] based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel of the same name.

Directed byChashi Nazrul Islam
Written bySarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Screenplay byZ.H. Mintu
Produced byAKM Jahangir Khan
CinematographySadhan Roy
Edited byKhorshed Alam
Distributed byBFDC
Release date
Running time
126 minutes

Plot edit

Haran (Golam Mustafa) family consists of his wife Shuvoda (Anwara), two daughters - Lolona and Chholona, one son Madhab, and a widowed sister. Lolona becomes widowed after one month of marriage and is sent back to her father's home. Haran is addicted to gambling and lives from hand to mouth.

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Soundtrack edit

The music of this film was directed by Khondokar Nurul Alam and the lyrics were penned by Mohammad Rafiquzzaman and Nazrul Islam Babu. Nilufar Yasmin, Sabina Yasmin, Subir Nandi and Nazmul Huda sang in this film.

Awards edit

Award Title Category Awardee Result
National Film Awards Best Film A. K. M. Jahangir Khan (Producer) Won
Best Director Chashi Nazrul Islam Won
Best Actor Golam Mustafa Won
Best Actress Anwara Won
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Jinat Won
Best Music Director Khandaker Nurul Alam Won
Best Lyrics Mohammad Moniruzzaman Won
Best Male Playback Singer Subir Nandi Won
Best Female Playback Singer Nilufar Yasmin Won[4]
Best Cinematography (Black and White) Sadhan Roy Won
Best Cinematography (Color) Sadhan Roy Won
Best Editing Abdus Sabur Won
Best Sound Editing MA Baset Won[5]

References edit

  1. ^ "Poster details of Shuvoda-শুভদা". Bangladesh Film Archive. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  2. ^ Bangladeshi Film History
  3. ^ Shah Alam Shazu (2015-02-06). "Suchitra was Chashi mama's first choice for 'Shubhoda...Anwara". The Daily Star. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  4. ^ Wahed Sujan (2015-02-15). গোধূলি বেলার নীলুফার ইয়াসমীন (in Bengali). Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  5. ^ Karim Waheed (2006). "The red and green silver screen". The Daily Star. Retrieved September 30, 2015.