Doob to compete in 91st Oscar

Published: September 23, 2018 18:26:41 | Updated: September 27, 2018 13:36:33

Doob (No Bed of Roses), directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, will compete in the foreign movie category of the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars.

Chairman of Bangladesh Federation Film Societies Habibur Rahman Khan made the announcement at a press briefing held in a city hotel on Sunday, reports UNB.

Director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and actress Nusrat Imroz Tisha were also present at the press conference.

Internationally acclaimed Indian superstar Irrfan Khan, who acted in Hollywood productions like Jurassic World and Life of Pi besides many Indian blockbusters, played the lead role in the film Doob. He also co-produced the film.

The cast also include Nusrat Imroz Tisha, star of Farooki's Third Person Singular Number that was Bangladesh's entry to the 2011 Oscars and of Television that was Bangladesh's entry to the 2014 Oscars.

Bangladeshi production house Jaaz Multimedia produced the film alongside India's Eskay Movies with Khan's IK Company on board as co-producer.

The 91st annual Oscars will be held on February 24in 2019.

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