Dhaka, 11 December 2018: The leading digital services provider of the country, Robi, has taken an initiative to relive the spirit of the iconic sculpture located in the Dhaka University, “Aporajeyo Bangla”, with a unique audio visual content. The video content released recently, is intended to celebrate the 47th Victory Day of Bangladesh.
The video content alludes people to dwell on the power of coming together with the intention of igniting the power within to clinch victory from Pakistan in 1971. Premised on “Aporajeyo Bangla”, the video shows the three famous characters of the sculpture play acted by three individuals who are shown to approach the centre of Rabindra Shorobar on an afternoon in the middle of curious general audience.
Much to the pleasant surprise of the gathered onlookers at the popular place in the city, the famous singer, Maksud, and young sensations, Elita, Minar and Porshi took to the stage around the human replica of the “Aporajeyo Bangla” to sing the patriotic song, ‘Purbo Digonte’; by the time they began singing, a large crowd had gathered at the Rabindra Shorobar to witness the rare spectacle. As the people started to sing along with the singers, the atmosphere clearly took on a patriotic fervor.
The poignant video has already captured peoples’ imagination in the digital media, as it received positive response from the masses on Robi’s Facebook and YouTube page. The video has already been viewed by 2.5 million times and shared more than 22,000 times till Monday.
Designed by the famous sculptor, Syed Abdullah Khaled, the monument has three characters. In the center of it stands a statue of a farmer carrying a rifle and holding a grenade- it represents the general people of Bangladesh; to the left of him, stands the statue of a lady holding a first-aid box- indicating the self-less acts performed by our ladies in healing the freedom fighters as nurses and on the right hand side of the farmer stands the statue of a student- representing the indomitable spirit of youth in protesting against all injustice.