'570' Receives Approval from Censor Board

A highly anticipated feature film, known as '570', has finally been released after much anticipation. This film portrays the events that unfolded within the 36 hours following the tragic demise of a significant figure, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, along with most of his family members, on August 15, 1975.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman resided at house number 10 on Road 32 in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area until his untimely demise on August 15, 1975. The film '570' delves into the significant occurrences during the 36-hour period following his passing, shedding light on this pivotal moment in history.

The pre-production phase for the film '570' commenced as of August 2019. The screenplay, rooted in factual accounts, draws heavily from testimonies and crucial details from the Bangabandhu assassination case filed in 1996. To ensure historical accuracy and a faithful portrayal of Sheikh Mujib, permission was sought from the Bangabandhu Memorial Trust. Moreover, insights from army and police sources were incorporated to accurately depict the attire, ranks, and titles of the officers involved.

After a prolonged wait, the Bangladesh Film Censor Board (BFCB) granted certification for the release of '570' on February 11th. This milestone clears the path for unveiling previously untold narratives from a somber chapter in the nation’s history.

The film '570' is a collaborative effort between Sham Islam and Joytsna Islam, produced under the banner of Cinebuzz Films. Renowned director Ashraf Shishir, a recipient of national awards, spearheaded the project, contributing to its storyline, dialogue, and screenplay.

The ensemble cast features distinguished actors such as Bappy Chowdhury, the late Masum Aziz, Shadhin Khasru, Kazi Raju, Sumna Shoma, Sujat Shimul, and others, embodying a total of 570 characters.

Sabbir Mahmood and Samiul Alam Swapna handled the film editing, while Samar Dhali served as the principal cinematographer and Rafayet Newaz composed the music. The visual effects were meticulously crafted at VFX-Toon Studio, with technical support from local media outlets. Toni Suvonkor and Farid Ahmed oversaw the art direction, while Zannat-e-Tahera Mouri curated the costume designs.

The film's theme song, composed by director Ashraf Shishir, was performed by Mizan Rahman, a distinguished band singer and former lead vocalist of Warfez.