Eid celebration on small screen

Come Eid-ul-Fitr ATN Bangla,Channel i,ntv,ETV,Banglavision,Rtv,Desh TV,Maasranga Television and Boishakhi TV are raring to go with an array of special TV plays, feature films, tele-films and variety shows.
ATN Bangla
ATN Bangla will air single-episode drama “Dehorokkhi” on the first day of Eid at 7:45pm. The play has been written by Iqbal Hossain Chowdhury and directed by Mahfuz Ahmed. The cast includes ATM Shamsuzzaman, Shirin Alam, Ashna Habib Bhabna, Mishu Sabbir, Majnun Mizan and Mahfuz Ahmed.
Noboni, a college student finds a rose at her door everyday. She is teased on her way to college by young men regularly. Her parents are very concerned. Their fears are laid to rest when an unlikely bodyguard emerges and escorts Noboni to college.
Sabina Yasmin on Cholochitrer Golpo
Musical programme “Cholochitrer Golpo” will be aired on the first day of Eid at 1:25pm. The special episode will feature popular singer Sabina Yasmin. Directed by Amjad Kabir, the programme is hosted by Mazharul Islam. On the programme, Yasmin will share interesting anecdotes of her life. The programme will also include songs of the celebrated singer.
Eid Utshob
Variety show “Eid Utshob” will be aired on the second day of Eid at 11:15am. Directed by Shampa Mahmud and hosted by Imtu and Amrin, the show will feature several interesting segments.
Singers Fahmida Nabi, Dinat Jahan Munni, Ibrar Tipu and Jewel will perform on the programme. Farzana Chowdhury Baby and Momo will perform a dance. Celebrity couples will take part in skits centering on contemporary issues.
Channel i
Single episode TV play “Nishikabyo” will be aired on Eid day at 7:50 pm. Written and directed by Humayun Ahmed, the play features Meher Afroz Shaon, Ahmed Rubel and Shahriar Nazim Joy in central roles.
The story revolves around Anis, who lives in the city. Anis returns home after two years. His parents and wife are overjoyed to see him. The next morning when Anis leaves home, everyone is upset.
Slumdog Millionaire
Film enthusiasts of the country will have the opportunity to watch the multi-Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire” on the second day of Eid at 10:30am on Channel i. Production house Impress Telefilm Limited and mobile phone operator Robi are presenting the film, dubbed in Bangla, for Bangladeshi viewers.
“Slumdog Millionaire” narrates the tale of Jamal Malik, an 18-year old orphan from a Mumbai slum. Jamal is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”
The Danny Boyle film, produced by Fox Searchlight Picture and Warner Brothers, features an ensemble cast of Indian actors including Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. The screenplay was written by Simon Beaufoy, based on the novel “Q & A” by Vikas Swarup.
Solo performance by Bonna
A musical programme, featuring solo performances by renowned Tagore singer Rezwana Chowdhury Bonna, will be aired on the third day of Eid at 6pm. The programme has been shot at Bali, Indonesia. Afzal Hossain produced the programme marking Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary.
Advertising Trivia
“Biggapon Bhubon” will be aired on the second day of Eid at 9:15pm. Successful ad-makers like Afzal Hossain and Amitabh Reza and models Sarika, Noble, Dighi and Pidim will participate in this informative programme. The show will feature discussions and trivia on TV commercials, their impact on the market and provide a behind-the-scene look at the making of the TVCs.
Special telefilm “Aral” will be aired on ntv at 2:35pm on the third day of Eid. Written and directed by Animesh Aich and Anjan Aich respectively, the tele-film stars Tisha, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Jayanta Chattopadhyay, Nisa and others.
Plot: Morshed Kabir is a not-so-promising poet. But he is more of a phony. He assumes the alias ‘Sahantu Kabir’, and had taken a large amount of dowry when he married a rural girl. He always looks down upon his wife and considers her a plebeian. However, he becomes completely bewildered when he finds that there is a lot more to his wife than what he had assumed.
Ekti Bhubon, Tinti Tara
Superstars of the silver screen — Moushumi, Ferdous, Misha Sawdagar — will appear on this entertainment show on the first day of Eid at 5:30pm. Noted actress Diti will host the programme where the stars will share their experiences of film industry and Eid as well.
The three episodes of this mini series will be aired on ntv at 11:30 on the first three days of Eid. Written and directed by Mosharraf Karim and Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Raj respectively, the play narrates the personal crises of a girl. The cast includes Mosharraf Karim, Mithila, Hasan Masud, Joyraj, Dr. Ezaz, Shamima Naznin and others.
Bhalobashi Tai, Bhalobeshe Jai
This Eid, Airtel brings this multi dimensional love story “Bhalobashi Tai, Bhalobeshe Jai”, a TV play made up of three inter-woven love stories.
The tele-film has been produced by Shihab Shaheen, who also directed the Airtel tele-film “Bhalobashi tai” — aired on last Pohela Boishakh. “Bhalobashi Tai” became one of the most talked about tele-films of the year.
The cast of the 90-minute tele-film includes some of the most popular stars of the country including Joya Ahsan, Shuvo, Pritee, Tisha, Oni, and Iresh Zaker.
In addition to the clever storyline, the tele-film also features an exclusive soundtrack. The tele-film will be aired on the fourth day of Eid, at 11:30pm, on ntv.
Patrider Janano Jachchhey Je
Tele-film “Patrider Janano Jachchhey Je” will be aired on Eid day at 2:10pm. Written and directed by Mohan Khan, the cast of the play includes Shajol, Nawsheen, Munmun, Suzana, Mehjabeen, Faria and others.
The play revolves around a trader, who lives in old Dhaka. A film buff, he considers himself cultured. His parents want him to get married. But he imposes a condition that he will marry someone as cultured as him.
The tele-film is a sequel to “Patro Chai Na” that was aired last Eid on Banglavision.
Srikanta Acharya’s solo performance
“Megh Holey Mon”, featuring solo performance by popular West Bengal singer Srikanta Acharya, will be aired on the second day of Eid-ul-fitr at 9:40pm. Nahid Ahmed Biplob is the producer of the programme.
Arman Bhai Birat Tension-e
Written and directed by Sagor Jahan, tele-film “Arman Bhai Birat Tension-e” will be aired on the third day of Eid at 8pm.
The comedy revolves around Arman (played by Zahid Hasan). His wife Anika (enacted by Tisha) makes him drink the awfully bitter juice of chirota, a herb she believes will keep him in good health. Drinking that juice not only leaves a bitter aftertaste in Arman’s mouth, but his whole life turns acrid as well.
Taking advice from one of his friends Momin, Arman hatches a plan to avoid the dreadful drink. An enraged Anika becomes even more obdurate.
A series of five concerts, titled “Nurjahan Music Night”, will be aired at 11:15pm, starting from the first day of Eid. Each night will feature either a celebrated musician or a popular band. On the first night James will rock his fans while Samina Chowdhury will be featured on the second night. The third night will feature two singers — Subir Nandi and Nashid Kamal while singer Momtaz and members of the band Souls will perform on the fourth and fifth nights respectively.
Nahid Ahmed Biplob is the producer of the programme.
Rtv will air a drama “Onukoron” on the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr at 9:20pm. The cast includes Adnan Faruk Hillol, Nowshin, Mir Sabbir and Suzana. The play has been written and directed by Masud Shezan.
The plot: Asif and Rony are two friends who live in a rented apartment. The duo falls in love with two sisters. Asif sets up an educational institution. On the other hand, Rony takes up humanitarian causes that focus on human values and social concerns. The story gets many twists and turns.
Shohore Eshechi Bhalobashte
Rtv will air tele-film, “Shohore Eshechi Bhalobashte on the third day of Eid at 2:15pm. The tele-film has been written and directed by Mohon Khan. The cast includes Shahed, Shoheb, Mim, Sababa, Mohon, Toru Mustafa and Miron Mohiuddin.
The plot: One day, while jogging in a park Miron meets Shahed and Shoiab, who have come from small towns and are from affluent families. They believe that romance is easy to come by in the city. Miron, convinced of the simplicity of the two boys, rents a house for them.
Boishakhi TV
Single-episode TV play “Lovebank” will be aired on Boishakhi TV at 8:30pm on the second day of Eid. The comic drama will tell the story of a nearly 40 year-old bachelor, Mukul. He is the founder of a social organisation that provides financial support to lovers. The bank’s fund is made up of the money collected from lovers. Mukul has Munna and Zafar as his comrades.
Written and directed by Palash Mahbub and Moshiur Rahman Faruq respectively, the cast includes Mosharraf Karim, Mim, Shazu Khadem and others.
Single-episode TV play “Porahoto” will be aired on Boishakhi TV at 8:30pm on the third day of Eid. Asif is the chairman of a business firm. He is honest — and, for that matter, less successful. The competition among similar business firms is intense. One day, a mysterious woman appears at his office. She makes an offer that Asif can’t refuse. But later Asif finds out that he has got to learn many things from his mistakes.
Written and directed by Shafikur Rahman Shantonu and Humayun Faridi respectively, the play will star Jitu Ahsan, Sumaiya Shimu, Humayun Faridi and others.
Single-episode TV play “Chorachar” will be aired on Boishakhi TV on the first day of Eid at 8:30pm. Set in a village, the play narrates the story of a bee farmer. A widower, his daughter Rupa is his only family. When one of his clients asks for his daughter’s hand in marriage, he gives his consent. To his concern, many strange and mysterious incidents occur after the marriage.
Written and directed by Kazi Shahidul Islam and Salauddin Lavlu respectively, the play stars Chanchal Chowdhury, Masum Aziz, AKM Hasan and others.
Desh TV
Special episodes of Ke Hote Chay Kotipoti
Five special episodes of the game show “Ke Hote Chay Kotipoti” will be aired throughout the Eid week. The episodes will be aired on the first, second, fifth, sixth and seventh day. Each episode will be aired at 9:45pm.
Celebrities will participate on the special episodes. Among them are Shakib Khan, Opu Biswas, Tisha and Chanchal Chowdhury. Celebrated actor Asaduzzaman Noor hosts the show.
Bhalobashi Ashchorjo Meghdol
A mini-series “Bhalobashi Ashchorjo Meghdol” will be aired every night at 9pm, for a week, starting from Eid day. Written by Anisul Haque, the series has been directed by Alvi Ahmed.
The story of the mini-series revolves around a young individual Kabir, who works for an ad firm. Kabir claims to be a poet, though none of his poems have been published anywhere. But one day a young woman surprises him by reciting one of his poems over the phone. Kabir falls for the woman. Things go wrong when Kabir comes to know that the woman is a professional actor and is playing a game with him.
Shojol, Bindu, Shimana and Faruk Ahmed play the lead characters in the series.
Dulchhe Pendulum
Written and directed by Masud Hasan Ujjal, tele-film “Dulchhe Pendulum” will be aired on the third day of Eid at 3pm.
The romantic story revolves around Desh and Tista. Desh is a student at Dhaka University. Often late at night she goes out. One such night, she meets Tista. Tista’s apparently irregular lifestyle impresses her. Although they belong to different backgrounds, they gradually grow closer.
Aursha, Nisho and Humayun Faridee are the lead actors in the tele-film.
Studio concerts
A series of seven studio concerts will be held at 11:45pm everyday, starting from the first day of Eid. Each episode will feature a celebrated musician. On the first night, Samina Chowdhury will be featured. The next three nights are for the rock-lovers, as Ayub Bachchu, James and Fossils (India) will perform respectively. The following three days will feature Mila and Indian artistes Haimanti Shukla and Mitali Mukherjee.
Sumon Saha is the producer of the programme.
Written and directed by Dipu Hazra, single-episode play “Kaak” will be aired on Eid day at 11:50pm. ATM Shamsuzzaman and Golam Farida Chhonda have donned the lead roles. Shompa Reza will be seen in a special appearance after a hiatus from the small screen.
The play addresses the neglect and disrespect the elderly have to face in the society. Kaak, or the crow, is never admired or wanted. Senior citizens often get similar treatment — their families don’t appreciate them as much as they used to and their views are not valued. Motaleb is one such elderly man. His wife had passed away 40 years ago. Both of his sons are established in their professions. Motaleb feel unwelcome at his home and the only person who seemingly values him is their domestic help, Shephali. The old man and the young woman become friends — sharing a grandfather-granddaughter like relationship, but Motaleb’s family does not take this the right way.
Written and directed by Alvi Ahmed, Special play “Moneybag” will be aired on the second day of Eid at 7:30pm. The play features Shahiduzzaman Selim, Sadia Islam Mou and Kolyan in lead roles.
The play highlights a complex relationship involving Azhar, his wife Toma and Azhar’s colleague, Shumon. Azhar is a simple man, working nine to five. He’s content with the way his life is. Toma is quite the opposite; she wants more out of life and has a varied interest. Shumon understands Toma’s emotional needs and they soon become friends. But an interesting incident, involving a moneybag, occurs that shakes the lives of all three.
Kodom Chora
Written by Iqbal Khondokar and directed by Dipu Hazra, special play “Kodom Chora” will be aired on the third day of Eid at 7:30pm. Mir Sabbir plays the protagonist. The cast also includes Moushumi Biswas.
Kodom Ali is a thief who breaks into peoples’ homes every night. He has some apprentices working with him as well. One night, Kodom breaks into a house in the next village and asks one of his trainees to give him a missed call if he sees anyone awake. Kodom gets in and starts loading his sack. His apprentice gives him a call, but Kodom forgot to set his cell phone on silent mode. The family wakes up and a hilarity ensues.
Patro Chai
The Eid-special programme “Patrochai” will feature three single female celebrities. Models Bindu, Shokh and Monalisa will share what they’re looking for in a dream man who they would ideally want to marry and also the type that doesn’t interest them. The celebrity talk show is co-hosted by Nausheen Nahrin and journalist Tamim Hasan. Israfil Shaheen has produced the show. The programme will air on ETV on the third day of Eid at 9:30pm.
Maasranga Television
Ranga Raat: Phone-O-Live Concert
A series of studio concerts will be held from the first to fifth day of Eid. Prominent bands and solo artistes will be featured each day. The concerts will be aired every night at 12:30am.
Shakila Zafar will perform on the first night, while Subir Nandi and Kanak Chapa will be featured on the second night. The remaining three nights will feature bands — Miles, LRB — and folk singer Momtaz respectively. Viewers will be able to call in and talk to the artistes during the show.
Premer Gappo
Based on a story by Akhteruzzaman Elias, single-episode play “Premer Gappo” will be aired on Eid day at 8pm. Animesh Aich has dramatised and directed the play.
The play narrates the story of a newly wed couple, Jahangir and Bula. To impress Bula, Jahangir often spins yarns about his past life. Bula sees through his fallacious stories but respects his naivety. On the other hand, Bula tries to hide her past from Jahangir. However, there is a sudden twist when Bula’s ex-boyfriend Ranjan pays her a visit.
Mosharraf Karim and Sharika play the roles of Jahangir and Bula, while Najmul Huda Bachchu enacts an important character.
Tele-film “Tilo-express” will be aired on the second day of Eid at 2:30pm. The tele-film has been dramatised and directed by Krishnendu Chattopadhyay.
The tele-film revolves around Mumu who undergoes plastic surgery in order to revive her relationship with her boyfriend Sabbir, who she believes is getting bored with her. But the story takes an unexpected turn, when Sabbir does the same to hide his identity from Mumu.
The cast includes Monwar Kabir, Milon, Nawshin, Jenny, Kanta Masud and Aursha.
Featuring artiste families, entertainment show “Bondhon” will be aired throughout five days of Eid, at 5:30pm everyday. Each episode will feature a particular family.
Among the participating families are Abida Sultana, Rafiqul Islam and Nawrin; Barakatullah, Zeenat Barkatullah, Bijori Barkatullah and Shawkat Ali Emon; Mustafa Zaman Abbasi, Nashid Kamal and Armeen Musa; Samina Chowdhury, Fahmida Nabi and Pancham. Members of the families will share many untold stories with the audience.

-With The Daily Star input

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