Dhaka, December 7, 2018: The leading Bangla local entertainment content provider, iflix, has unveiled the latest short-film by the noted film-maker, Amitabh Reza Chowdhury today under the banner of Axiata – iflix Originals. Named as “Nishshobdotar Shahar”, the short-film presents Dhaka city through the eyes of a child domestic worker.
Nishshobdotar Shahar is Amitabh Reza’s first short film under the iflix banner. Two more short films of the director will be released on iflix on 13th and 20th December.
The main character of Nishshobdotar Shahar is Sharmin-a child domestic worker, who spends her day doing household chores in a house located in Dhaka. The film tries to explore the inner world of the little girl whose fate compelled her to be a housemaid. The short film was shot in various locations of Dhaka in November.
Nishshobdotar Shahar is the latest version of ilfix’s Shoptaher Shesh Golpo- a series of 15 minutes long 21 original short films. iflix subscribers can stream or download these short films exclusively on iflix. Shoptaher Shesh Golpo includes works from industry heavyweights that include Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, Mabrur Rashid Bannah, Nuhash Humayun, Ashfaque Nipun and Vicky Zahed.
ilfix’s Shoptaher Shesh Golpo series is co-produced and funded by iflix and Robi’s Malaysia based parent company, Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata).