'Batighar', a documentary film on Professor Anisuzzaman, an eminent writer and educationist of Bangladesh, will be screened at Bangladesh National Museum in the city on November 28.
Indira Gandhi Culture Centre is organising the screening of 45-minute documentary at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium around at 6:30 pm, said a press release.
Emeritus Professor Anisuzzaman will be present at the event.
The film 'Batighar' (Light House) features Professor Anisuzzman's personal life and his eventful career as a researcher and scholar. It also highlights his contributions to the Language Movement, the Liberation War and Bangla literature and linguistics through interviews of eminent Indian and Bangladeshi personalities.
Masud Karim, a Dhaka University graduate who has also got a Diploma in Japanese Language & Literature from Tokyo, produced the film. He has also a diploma on Film Making from Whistling Woods International Mumbai founded by one of India's leading filmmakers, Subhash Ghai.
In recognition of his contributions, Professor Anisuzzaman has been awarded the Bangla Academy Award for research, the Ekushe Padak and the Shadhinota Padak.
The veteran scholar has also been awarded the Ananda Puraskar two times by the Ananda Group of Publications, Kolkata, an honorary D Lit by the Rabindra-Bharati University, Kolkata, Sarojini Basu Medal by the University of Calcutta, Pandit Iswarchandra Vidyasagar Gold Plaque and Rabindranath Tagore Birth Centenary plaque by the Asiatic Society, Kolkata.
The government of India has awarded him the prestigious Padma Bhushan.
His books such as 'Muslim Manash O Bangla Sahitya', 'Swaruper Sandhane', 'Purono Bangla Gadya', 'Bangali Nari: Sahitye O Samaje', 'Kal Nirabadhi', and 'Ihajagatikata O Anyanya' are considered seminal works by academics working on Bangla literature and language.
Entry is open to all (no need to collect Invitation Pass).