The shooting of ‘Bangabandhu’ directed by Shyam Benegal is going on in Mumbai. In the film, Riaz is playing the role of Tajuddin Ahmed, the first Prime Minister of Bangladesh and one of the leaders of the freedom struggle. In the meantime, he went to Mumbai and took part in the shooting of the first lot.
He recently returned to the country after finishing the shooting of his part. He spoke about the experience of acting in this movie of Big Buget, which is to be made with the biography of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation, the architect of Bangladesh.
Nowadays, whenever someone does a new job, he likes to report it on social media with pictures or status. And in an important movie like ‘Bangabandhu’, he played the role of a legend like Tajuddin Ahmed. Nothing is known. Why this silence or privacy? Hearing the question, Riaz smiled sweetly on the other side of the phone. He said, ‘I have always been like this. Silence. What’s new? An excellent job has arrived. I did it with joy. It was an attempt to make the work better. ‘
What is the experience of playing the role of Tajuddin Ahmed? First of all, the movie ‘Bangabandhu’ is a matter of joy for the people of our country. Also very important. India and Bangladesh are jointly making the film in an international sense. The film will be shown in different languages at home and abroad. It is a pleasure to be a part of such a film. And the pleasure of working in the role of the legendary Tajuddin Ahmed, the famous’ Taj of Bengal ‘, is even more different and dignified.’
‘It’s a historical character. I have been preparing since I was told that I was chosen for this role. Had to study. I had to add various materials. I arranged myself and went to Mumbai. It has been an excellent experience at work, ”added Riaz.
Ferdous was initially chosen as Tajuddin Ahmed. Asked why he was not in the role, Riaz said, “I don’t really have the right to say that. I was on the list for another character in this movie. But later I was told that the character of Mr. Tajuddin has to be done. I got ready and did the shooting. Will have to go to Mumbai again for the next lot. Then the shooting will be in Bangladesh. I can’t say more than that. ‘
Inci entally, the shooting of the first lot of the film has started from January 25 this year in Mumbai, India. The movie ‘Bangabandhu’ will be released in Bangladesh and India this year after completing all the work continuously.