Director Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s awaited movie ‘Rickshaw Girl’. It is based on the Indian-American author Mithali Perkins’ juvenile literature. It has already been appreciated and awarded in several film festivals in the country and outside the country. Although the movie is not yet released in Bangladesh. But there was another good news before that. It is going to be screened at the upcoming Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan.
Asaduzzaman Sakal, the producer of the movie’s production company ‘Half Stop Down’, is very happy. He said “Rickshaw Girl” is still waiting for release in Bangladesh. We are proud of the various achievements of the movie since 2021. The story of the film is very close to our hearts. We want through this that the global audience can get to know Bangladesh and the rickshaw tradition which is a significant part of our way of life. I hope this film will move the audience at the Osaka Asian Film Festival.’
This film festival will be held in Japan on March 1-10. The screening time and date of the movie will be released on the official website of the festival very soon. It will also be announced on Half Stop Down’s Facebook page.
Incidentally, the screenplay of the film is written by Nasif Farooq Amin and Sharbari Zohra Ahmed. Its story revolves around the life struggle of a girl named Naima. Due to the urge of life and love for rickshaw painting, the girl once emerged as a rickshaw puller.
Navera Rahman, Champa, Momena Chowdhury, Naresh Bhuiyan, Allen Shubhra and others have acted in this movie, which is a joint production of Bangladesh and USA.