Tareque Masud

Google pays respect to Tareque Masud

MNA Science Tech Desk: Google Doodle marks the 62nd birthday of Bangladeshi filmmaker Tareque Masud.

Launching a Doodle, search engine giant Google honours renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker Tareque Masud marking his 62nd birthday on Thursday.

Tareque Masud is one of the best filmmakers of the country. ‘Muktir Gaan’ (The Song of Freedom), ‘Matir Moina’ (The Clay Bird), ‘Ontarjatra’ (Homeland), ‘Runway’, ‘A Kind of Childhood’, ‘Adam Surat’ are among his notable works.

Tareque won several prestigious awards including the International Critics’ award at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival, Special Jury Award at the Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema 2006, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Foreign Language Film at the Directors Guild of Great Britain and so on.

‘Matir Moina’ was the first Bangladeshi film to win a Cannes award. In 2012, he received Ekushey Padak, the highest civilian award of Bangladesh posthumously.


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