Dhaka Attack

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Dhaka Attack
ঢাকা অ্যাটাক
Dhaka Attack First Look Poster.jpg
First Look Poster
Directed by Dipankar Dipon
Produced by Kaiser Ahammed & Sunny Sanwar
Written by Sunny Sanwar
Music by
Edited by Mohammad Kalam
Distributed by Tiger Media Limited
The Abhi Kathachitra
Release date

6 October 2017(Bangladesh) 20 Oct 2017 (USA) [1]

27 October 2017(worldwide)
Running time
2 Hours 27 minutes 51 seconds
Country Bangladesh
Language Bengali

Dhaka Attack (Bengali: ঢাকা অ্যাটাক) is a Bangladeshi action thriller film produced by Dhaka Police Paribar Kallayan Samity Ltd., Three Wheelers Ltd. and Splash Multimedia.[2] It features Arifin Shuvoo, Mahiya Mahi, Taskeen Rahman and ABM Sumon in lead roles. It was directed by Dipankar Sengupta and written by Sunny Sanwar. The film was distributed by Abhi Kothachitra and Swapna Scarecrow. A sequel titled "Dhaka Attack Extreme" is now in pre-production[3][4]


The story centers on the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Elite Forces' fierce operation against a terrorist organization, the attack is part of a plot by few foreign intelligence agencies to destabilize the country, in order to destroy the country's defense layers.[5] The film stars Arifin Shuvo as the Assistant Deputy commissioner of DMP, and the in-charge of Bomb Disposal Unit. Sumon played the role of a commander of SWAT Force. The film also features Afzal Hossain as the DMP Commissioner, Shatabdi Wadud as Intelligence officer, and Mahiya Mahi as a news reporter.[6][7]



The filming officially began on 29 December 2015 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon. The film was first announced by Three Wheelers Films during early 2015, The film was to be directed by Dipankar Sengupta and Arifin Shuvo and Mahiya Mahi were signed as the lead actors. Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddique was confirmed to join the cast in September 2015, but later opted out and replaced by ABM Sumon.[8] The movie was shot in Dhaka, Chittagong, Bandarban and Mumbai. The first poster of the film released on 6 October 2017.

Costume Design[edit]

The film's costumes were designed by Nazmee Jannat and Sunny Sanwar. Nazmee said in an interview that whole team preferred "a very 'real' look", similar to that of Bangladesh Police, and wore relevant dresses those go with different critical situation throughout the movie[9].


Dhaka Attack
Soundtrack album by Adit, DJ Rahat, Dabbu, Autumnal Moon and Arindom
Released 2017
Genre Soundtrack
Label Tiger Media Limited

The soundtrack of Dhaka Attack was composed by Adit, DJ Rahat, Dabbu, Autumnal Moon and Arindom.[5] Indian singer Arijit Singh made his Bangladeshi debut, who has previously sung for India-Bangladesh co-productions.[10]

Track Listing[edit]

1."Tikatulir" (Composed by Shahin Kamal)Motin Chowdhury and Mamun AkandDJ Rahat & Meer MasumMotin Chowdhury04:31
2."Tup Tap"Anindya ChatterjeeArindomArijit Singh and Somlata Acharya Chowdhury04:09
3."Poth Je Daake"Asif IqbalAditAdit03:45
4."Dhaka Attack (Title track)"  Satrujit Dasgupta02:31
5."Anondopur"Autumnal MoonAutumnal MoonAutumnal Moon01:47


The film was released in three languages: Bengali, Malay, and English.[11] The film was released on 6 October 2017 in Bangladesh, with worldwide release due on 20 October.[12][13]


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  2. ^ জাঁকজমকভাবে হয়ে গেল ‘ঢাকা অ্যাটাক’ ছবির শুভ মহরত. The Daily Manabzamin (in Bengali). Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Dhaka Attack filming officially rolls on floor". News Garden Bangladesh. newsgardenbd.com. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Dhaka Attack in full swing". The Daily Star. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  5. ^ a b Sen, Zinia. "Arijit Singh sings for Bangladeshi movie". Times of India. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  6. ^ Chowdhury, Promiti. "First look: Dhaka Attack". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  7. ^ "গোপনে ঢাকা অ্যাটাক করবেন মাহি". The Dawn. bhorerkagoj.net. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  8. ^ "ABM Sumon roped for Dhaka Attack". Amader Shomoy. amadershomoys.com. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  9. ^ Ovee, Saddif (2017-10-11). "ঢাকা অ্যাটাকের ফ্যাশন চরিত" [Brief analysis of the costume designing in movie Dhaka Attack]. Bangla Tribune (in Bengali). Dhaka. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
  10. ^ "Bangla attack hits Tolly, music industry hard". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-09-05.
  11. ^ সাত দেশে ঢাকা অ্যাটাক. Borandro News (in Bengali). borandronews24.com/. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  12. ^ মাহিকে সঙ্গে নিয়ে শুভর ‘ঢাকা অ্যাটাক’. BanglaNews24 (in Bengali). banglanews24.com. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  13. ^ ‘ঢাকা অ্যাটাক’ এ নতুন জুটি. BanglaMail24 (in Bengali). banglamail24.com. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2016.

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