Ghetuputra Komola

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Ghetuputra Komola
Pleasure Boy Komola poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Humayun Ahmed
Produced by Faridur Reza Sagar (Impress Teleflim Limited)
Written by Humayun Ahmed
Starring Tariq Anam Khan, Jayanta Chattopadhy, Munmun Ahmed, Masud Akhanda, Tamalika Karmokar, Samima najamin, Pran Roy
Music by Maksud Jamil Mintu
S I Tutul
Distributed by Ashirbad Films
Release date
  • 7 September 2012 (2012-09-07)
Running time
121 minutes
Country Bangladesh
Language Bengali
English

Ghetuputra Komola (Bengali: ঘেটুপুত্র কমলা Gheṭuputro Kômola, English: Pleasure Boy Komola) is a 2012 Bangladeshi musical film written and directed by Humayun Ahmed and produced by Impress Telefilm Limited. The film is Humayan Ahmed's last film before his death. The film was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[1]

Plot[edit]

The story takes place 150 years ago during colonial era in a village Jalshuka, Habibganj. During that time a musical group was created called Ghetugaan where young boys dance in female clothings and Those dancers were called "Ghetu". Soon they became famous among people but the landlords wanted them for sexual desires and the theory of gay marriage was recognized in the society. The Ghetus were used to get hired for the flood season. The story is about a teenage boy who is hired by a colonial era landlord to entertain his sexual desires until the annual flood is over.

Cast[edit]

  • Mamun as Komola
  • Tarik Anam Khan as The Landlord
  • Jayanto Chattopadhyay as Komola's Father
  • Munmun Ahmed as The Landlord's Wife
  • Agun as Shah Alam
  • Shamima Nazneen as Mayna
  • Kuddus Bayati

Music[edit]

The Music of Ghetuputra Komola was composed by Maksud Jamil and S.I Tutul.

  • Sua Uril
  • Baje Bangshi
  • Saban Aina
  • Jamunar Jol
Pleasure Boy Komola
Pleasure Boy Komola poster.jpg
Soundtrack album by SI. Tutul
Recorded 2012
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 44:27
Label Impress Telefilm
Producer Faridur Reza Sagar

Awards[edit]

  • National Film Awards - Best Film
  • National Film Awards - Best child artist-(Mamun)
  • National Film Awards - Best screenwriter-(Humayun Ahmed)
  • National Film Awards - Best Dialogue
  • National Film Awards - Best Costume Design[2]
  • Meril Prothom Alo Awards - Best Film
  • Meril Prothom Alo Awards - Best Director
  • Meril Prothom Alo Awards - Best Screenplay

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Humayun's 'Ghetuputra Komola' to compete for Oscar". Daily Star. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Handover of nat'l film award today". 

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