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POST TIME: 3 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Daylong festival on Salman Shah’s birth anniversary
DL reporter

Daylong festival on Salman Shah’s 
birth anniversary

This September 19 marks the 47th birth anniversary of the late iconic hero of the country’s film industry, Salman Shah. To celebrate the occasion in a befitting manner, Salman Shah Smriti Parishad is going to organise an event titled ‘Salman Shah Utsab Ebong Tarar Mela’ on September 29 at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) premises in the capital.

The daylong celebration will feature a discussion, cutting cake, award ceremony, cultural programme and get-together of showbiz artistes at the BFDC’s Jasim Floor and open yard.

Renowned media personalities, including actors-actresses, singers, directors and producers will attend the daylong event, while the artistes from big and small screen as well as music arena will participate in the cultural segment of the festival.

Salman Shah Smriti Parishad president SM Shafi said about the forthcoming event, “A committee has been formed comprising renowned media personalities and journalists to make the celebration successful.”

Salman Shah (Shahriar Chowdhury Emon: 19 September, 1971 – 6 September, 1996) had been and still remains a shining star in the sky of the country’s film industry. Making his first appearance on the silver screen with the film ‘Keyamat Thekey Keyamat’, he entered into the Bangladesh film industry and changed the typical image of a Bangladeshi hero.

Salman Shah died on September 6 in 1996. In his very short span of career, he acted in as many as 27 films. He starred in a number of successful films, including ‘Keyamat Thekey Keyamat’, ‘Antorey Antorey’, ‘Bikkhov’, ‘Denmohor’, ‘Bichar Hobe’, ‘Ei ghor ei Shongshar’, ‘Jibon Shongshar’, ‘Chaowa Theke Paowa’, ‘Anondo Osru’.