Daily Show's First Birthday
shows are still a novelty in Bangladesh's electronic media.
Which is why the first anniversary of Ajker Shokal is a good
enough reason to celebrate. Ntv's daily magazine programme
Ajker Shokal will celebrate the telecast of its 365th episode
on January 1, 2005.
morning at 8 a.m. Ajker Shokal brings in a variety of topics
for viewers to savour with their cup of tea. The idea is to
start the day with an optimistic state of mind.
covers diverse subjects such as personalities, society, culture,
and technology of the country and the outside world. Ajker
Shokal also has special slots for prominent local and foreign
artists, writers as well as people from other professions.
One of the major attractions of the show however, is its focus
on the contributions and successes of talented individuals
who have not been given any publicity before.
interview with Indian film maker Girish Kasarvali (left)
Parveen Chowdhury, of the guests on the Ajker Shokal show
addition, Ajker Shokal gives highlights of all the major events
of the day. Says Parvez Chowdhury, producer of Ajker Shokal,
"We have a creative and professional team behind the
programme. As a morning show this programme focuses on positive
issues for the audience. The editorial guideline of Ajker
Shokal is to present everyday life."
(R) thedailystar.net 2004