Jaago – Dare to Dream
|Jaago – Dare To Dream|
|Directed by||Khijir Hayat Khan|
|Produced by||Adnan Karim|
|Written by||Khijir Hayat Khan|
|Edited by||Samir Ahmed|
|15 January 2010|
Jaago (Bengali: জাগো) is a 2010 Bangladeshi sports drama film written and directed by Khijir Hayat Khan. The film is produced by Adnan Karim. The film features Ferdous Ahmed and Afsana Ara Bindu in lead roles and with supporting Arifin Shuvoo, Tariq Anam Khan, Rownak Hasan, Fs Nayeem and many more. It is the first Bangladeshi film based entirely on football. The story of "Jaago" is said to be inspired by the Swadhin Bangla Football Dol, who played a vital role during the Liberation War (1971) by raising funds through charity matches and encourage the morale of the freedom fighters.
Every year, Comilla XI plays friendly football match against India's Tripura XI. But unfortunately they lost every match over the years. But this year they had a strong team, led by Shamim (Ferdous Ahmed) who is very passionate about football. He, along with local boys runs a football academy named Azad Boys. He requests former Shadhin Bangla Football Team member Saffu Bhai (Tariq Anam Khan) to coach the team. But he rejects and says football doesn't give you anything. But one day, members of Comilla XI met a road accident. All the players were wounded and some of them died. But captain of Tripura XI talked dishonorably that it saved there time mentioning they would've won the match very easily. As a result, amateurs of Azad boys Dared to dream and wanted to play re-match. Regarding their bravery Saffu agreed to coach them. They practiced hard and played with real hearts to save the pride of Comilla.
- Ferdous Ahmed as Shamim
- Afsana Ara Bindu as Maya
- Arifin Shuvoo as Rafi
- Tariq Anam Khan Coach Saffu
- Rownak Hasan as Tuhin
- Jatika Jyoti
- Fs Nayeem
- Khijir Hayat Khan as Munna
Awards and nominations
Jaago received fifteen nominations and received six awards in the following categories: Best Film (Critics' Choice); Best Director (Khijir Hayat Khan); Best Music Director (Arnob); Best Actress (Bindu); Best Playback Singer Male (Kumar Bishwajit for "Jhum Jhum Brishti") and Best Sound Engineer (Bappi Rahman).
The film includes a total of five songs written by Arnob and Anup Mukhopaddhay and rearranged by Arnob. The film features Arnob, Bappa Mazumder, Kumar Bishwajit, Zohad, Audit, Milon Mahmud and others as playback singers.
|Jaago – Dare To Dream|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1.||"Jaago (Version 1)"||Arnob||Arnob, Bappa Mazumder & Zohad||4:46|
|2.||"Shomoy Churi"||Arnob||Arnob, Milon Mahmud, Audit & Zohad||4:03|
|3.||"Keno Chole Gele Dure"||Arnob||Srabonti Ali & Arnob||3:17|
|4.||"Jhum Jhum Jhum Brishti"||Arnob||Kumar Bishwajit & Kona||3:53|
|7.||"Shomoy Churi (Slow)"||Arnob||Arnob||3:58|
|8.||"Jaago (Version 2)"||Arnob||Audit||5:58|
|9.||"Jhum Jhum Jhum Brishti (Instrumental)"||Arnob||3:50|
- "'Jaago' wins big at Film Award Bangla 2010". The Daily Star. 25 June 2010.
- "Dare to Dream". Star Weekend Magazine. The Daily Star. 25 July 2008.
- "Bangladesh vs India Football (Soccer) Match in Jaago (2009) Bengali Movie with music by Arnob". Washington Bangla Radio. 21 December 2009.