Third Person Singular Number

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Third Person Singular Number
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Directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Produced by Impress Telefilm Ltd
Written by Anisul Hoque, Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Starring Mosharraf Karim, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Abul Hayat, Rashed Uddin Ahmed and Lekha Haque
Music by Habib Wahid
Cinematography Late Subrata Ripon
Edited by Titash Shaha
Distributed by Impress Telefilm Ltd
Release date
11 December, 2009
Running time
123 minutes
Country Bangladesh
Language Bengali

Third Person Singular Number is a 2009 Bangladeshi drama film directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and written jointly by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Anisul Hoque. The film stars actors Mosharraf Karim, Nusrat Imrose Tisha and musician Topu.

This film is a portrait of a young lonely woman and her grim life. The film premiered at the Pusan International Film Festival 2009. It then went on to compete in Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The film had its European premier at the Rotterdam IFF 2010. The film traveled various festivals and received the best director award in Dhaka International Film Festival 2010. It was Bangladesh's official entry to the 83rd Oscar's foreign film category,[1] but didn't make the final shortlist.[2]

Cast and credit[edit]

  • Written by:- Anisul Hoque & Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
  • Inspired by:- Syed Manzoorul Islam's Novel
  • Script & Direction:- Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.
  • Cast:- Mosharrof Karim, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Topu, Abul Hayat, Dicon Nur, Aparna Shuveccha,& Many More
  • Cinematography:- Subrata Ripon
  • Editing:- Titash Saha
  • Background Music:- Leemon
  • Sound:- Ripon Nath
  • Subtitle:- Premendra Mazumdar
  • Online Editing:- Ripon Shaha
  • Location sound:- Nahid Masood
  • Art Direction:- Zia Uddin Shadhin
  • Production Designer:- Golam Kibria
  • Executive Producer:- Faridur Reza Sagor
  • Ebne Hasan Khan:- Produced By Impress Telefilm Ltd

Festival participations[edit]


Variety wrote about the film "Third Person Singular Number is a thoroughly modern, stylistically assured story of a young woman.....combining an indie sensibility with sub continental elements"[3] Bangladeshi film critic Saif Samir criticized the film and gave the film 2.5 out of 5 stars.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "'Third Person Singular Number' to compete in foreign language category in Oscar Award". The New Nation. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  2. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Continue to Oscar® Race". Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  3. ^ "'Variety review". Variety. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  4. ^ "'Saif Samir Movie Review". SAIFSAMIR.COM. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 

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