POST TIME: 20 June, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Smartphone-shot ‘Ferar Gaan’ released on iflix
Short film directed by Shafayet Mansoor Rana

Smartphone-shot ‘Ferar Gaan’ released on iflix

A scene from the short film ‘Ferar Gaan’

For the first time, a smartphone has been used to film a professional production in Bangladesh. The short film titled ‘Ferar Gaan’, directed by Shafayet Mansoor Rana, was entirely shot by Samsung Galaxy S10+, said a press release.

The director and artistes of the film recently met the press at iflix’s office and shared their experiences.  

The short film ‘Ferar Gaan’ is now available on iflix, a leading video on demand entertainment service.

The story revolves around Rubab Khan (Jon Kabir) who is a famous star of the country. His music is adored by everyone and he has millions of fans. However, he is very ego-centric and looks down upon people. During a concert, a super fan (Sayeed Zaman Shawon) of his manages to make his way to the backstage where he asks for a selfie. In response, Rubab behaves rudely with him to the point when the fan has to be thrown out by his guards.

The next morning, the famous star finds out that he has lost his gifted voice. His voice was ruined. He tries everything to find out the reason but to no avail. He started to lose everything, his career, his fans and even his girlfriend (Azmeri Asha). Realization struck him and he sets out to find the fan whom he had mistreated.

However, Rana’s short film ‘Ferar Gaan’ revolves around the story of searching that devoted fan.   

The Galaxy S10+ is Samsung’s flagship phone which comes with 3 rear Pro-grade cameras consisting of a 12MP wide lens, 12MP telephoto lens, and 16MP Ultra-Wide lens which records 4K video very easily. No additional lenses were being used to shoot the film. Only Samsung Galaxy S10+ original camera lenses were being used in 4K resolutions for the entire film shooting.