19th show of ‘Abhishapta August’ to take place at BICC today

Bangladesh Police theatre troupe will stage the 19th show of their production ‘Abhishapta August’ this evening at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital.

Written and directed by Jahidur Rahman, the play is based on the tragedy of August 15, the day that the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was assassinated alongside his family.

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The cast and crew of the play includes Tamanna Toma, Mustafizur Rahman, Jahidur Rahman, Omar Faruk, Hasibur Rahman, Nusrat Sharmin, Nadia, Dipa Rani, Sadia, Binoy, Foysal, Abul Hossen, Shoyaib and Shohag, among others.

“People hardly know about the armed resistance by a group of people who tried to avenge Bangabandhu,” said Jahidur Rahman. “I have tried my best to depict the actual history in the play.”