First biopic on Razzak ready to be delivered on Aug 17
Desk Report: The first biopic on the legendary actor Razzak, also known as Nayak Raj, is all set to be delivered before the first death anniversary of the hero on August 21, reports Daily Sun. The biopic is expected to have its broadcast premiere on 17th August on channel-i, several days ahead of Eid-Al-Adha.
The work titled ‘Rajadhiraj Razzak’ is directed by head of news of Channel-i Shykh Seraj and is produced by Impress Telefilm Ltd. The 90-minute long film contains selected interviews of Razzak, rare photographs of the Nayak Raj and interviews of his friends and family members. Shykh Seraj started of making of the biopic one year before the demise of the legend.
Upcoming August 21 will be the first death anniversary of the hero.
Through the journey, director Seraj interviewed Razzak’s friends, family members and colleagues. He also visited Razzak’s birthplace in West Bengal, India and collected different interviews of Razzak.
Born on January 23 in 1942 at Nagtola in Taliganj of Kolkata, Razzak had a bent for acting from his schooldays and worked on stage in those days. He acted in minor characters in Kolkata-based film industry before he migrated to Dhaka in 1964. Subsequently, he started working with some film production companies and got a break as an actor through Zahir Raihan’s Behula (1966) after which he had not need to look behind.
Eventually, Razzak became the most popular face in the film industry. At the zenith of his career, he got the epithet ‘Nayak Raj’.
Some of his notable works are Abirbhab, Bashori, Etotuku Asha, Nil Akhasher Niche, Je Agune Puri, Moinamothi, Dwip Neva Nai, Sharalipi, Ashikkhit, Chutir Ghanta and more. In his long and eventful career, Razzak acted in more than 300 films. His film Jiban Theke Neya is still considered as masterpiece of Bangla cinema.