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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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Farooki's "Television" bags Jury Award in Dubai

Renowned Bangladeshi director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki's film "Television" has received the Special Jury Mention Award at the 9th Dubai International Film Festival, says a press release. South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk won the Best Director Award for his film "Pieta", while "Inside"-- a film by Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz-- received the Best Film Award.

The chief of the jury, Cannes award winner South Korean director Li Chang Dong, said he "fell in love" with Farooki's film.

The film was one of the selections for “Muhr Competition”.

Television, starring Nusrat Imroze Tisha, Mosharraf Karim and Chanchal Chowdhury in lead roles - will be released in mid-January in Bangladesh, Farooki informed.

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