19 films receive government grant this year

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Published: 6/19/2022 10:34:53 PM

Nineteen films have received the government grant this year.

The information ministry published the final list yesterday.

The highest amount of funds has been granted to Amitabh Reza Chowdhury -- Tk 75 lakh for his venture "1969". The second highest Tk 70 lakh has been given to Masud Hasan Ujjal's "Bonolata Sen", Marufa Akhter Poppy's "Bangabandhu's Renu" and "Bokul Kotha", jointly directed by Masud Mohiuddin and Mahmud Hasan Sikder. All of these films have been categorised in the general section.

Two films have been selected in the Liberation War-based section. They are -- Mohammad Khorshedul Alam Khandokar's "Joy Banglar Dhoni" and Rafiqul Anwar Rasel's "Ekattor-Kortole Chhinnomatha". The Daily Star

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