TV play Kabor was premiered and recitation album Jagia Uthilo Pran was launched at a programme at the main auditorium, National Museum on October 30.Kabor is a TV adaptation of Jasim Uddin’s poem and Jagia Uthilo Pran is a compilation of 12 poems recited by Mohammad Khorshed Alam.
On the occasion director of the play, Kabor, Shahiduzzaman Selim said, â€œI have acted in many plays and directed some, but this play is special to me. Reminiscences of family bonds, the pain of losing someone close to one’s heart and emotions attached to it are portrayed beautifully in the poem and this adaptation tries to correspond to that nuance of the poem that remains in our memory.â€ He also said that the adaptation was inspired by Mohammad Khorshed Alam.
Mohammad Khorshed Alam said, â€œThough I am not a professional recitor, through this album I’ve tried to generate interest among the young generation to read and recite poems.â€ The album Jagia Uthilo Pran includes poems by Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Farrukh Ahmed and others.
The programme was sponsored by National Jute Miles Ltd. Kaligonj, Gazipur. Its owner Kazi Sayedul Alam Babul assured to continue his effort to promote such cultural activities.
Veteran filmmaker Soovas Dutt, vice-president of ATN Bangla Shamsul Huda and Dr. Mizanur Rahman Shelly also spoke on the occasion. NBR chairman Mohammad Abdul Majid presided over the programme.
Premier show of the play followed the discussion.