Prasar Bharati to air Bangladesh TV on DD Free Dish

NEW DELHI: A Delegation From Bangladesh Met Tuesday With Information And Broadcasting Ministry Officials To Discuss And Finalize A Feature Film About The Life And Works Of 'Bangabandhu'. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman , Of Which The Coproduction Was Announced Earlier By The Premiers Of The Two Countries.

The Film Is Directed By The Filmmaker Shyam Benegal , While The Film Script Will Be Written By Atul Tiwari. As Part Of The Agreement Between The Two Countries, The Bangladesh Delegation Assured Full Cooperation In Ensuring Logistics For Shooting The Film And Facilitating Research For Scriptwriter Atul Tiwari, Who Will Travel To Bangladesh To Do Background Research For The Project. Bangladesh Also Said Tiwari Wants To Be Assisted By Bangladesh's Film Personality, Piplu Khan.

Apart From The Film On Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, The Two Countries Will Also Co-produce A Documentary On The. The I & B Secretary Was Mutually Agreed That The Director Of The Documentary Would Be From Bangladesh Who Would Be Assisted By A Co-director From India.

It Was Also Announced That Prasar Bharati Will Carry Bangladesh TV On The Platform And Waive Carriage Fee For The Same. As A Reciprocal Gesture, The Bangladesh Delegation Said A Channel Will Be Adopted On Its Soon To Be Launched DTH Platform.

Officials Of The Two Countries Also Concluded A Work Agreement On Cooperation Between And, The Implementation Of Which Will Start From June 2019.

The Indian Delegation Highlighted The Strong Network Of Community Radio In Both Countries And Offered The Services Of The Indian Institute Of Mass.

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