It’s indeed a proud moment for the country that our stars are making a mark globally through world cinema. After Adil Hussain’s What Will People Say became Norway’s official entry for the upcoming Oscars, Irrfan Khan starrer No Bed of Roses, which is also known as Doob has now seen selected by Bangladesh as its contender for the prestigious award. No Bed of Roses, a film said to be loosely based on late Bangladeshi writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, starring and co-produced by Indian actor Irrfan Khan.
Helmed by Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, the movie is said to be about Ahmed, who divorced his wife of 27 years and married an actress 33 years his junior. But the filmmaker had denied that it’s a biopic. Interestingly, the film was earlier banned in Bangladesh but later on, it was released Bangladesh, France, India and Australia in October last year. It was shown in film festivals of Shanghai, Moscow, El Gouna, Busan, Vancouver and Kolkata. It went on to win Kommersant Weekend Prize at Moscow international film festival.