On the memory of once-popular hero Manna, ‘Manna Utshob 2016: Dreams of Manna’ were held on last Friday evening. The program started at 7:30pm and it was organized jointly by the Bangladesh Film Artists Association Foundation and the Manna foundation.
Bangladesh Shishu Academy open stage festival’s main attraction was the participation of film and music stars dancing and singing. Information minister Hasanul Haque Inu inaugurated the ‘Manna Utshob 2016. Chairman and Managing Director of NTV, Ali Mohammad Mossadeq was the special guest. After the opening speech, Manna foundation’s chairperson Shelly read a written speech. He adorned the sash to the guests. Manna’s son Siyam Iltimas was present on the stage.
Guests described Manna as a hero of humanity. According to them, he is not an only screen hero, but also a real life hero. As well as movie and music stars, there were film directors, and his co-artists commemoration. Moushumi-Omor Sani, Amit Hasan-Popy, Imon-Alisha, Jayed Khan-Irin & Saymon-Shirin Shila danced with different songs which was acted by Manna.
Bulbul Tumpa was the choreographer of the fashion show. Monir Khan, Kona, Mehrab sang at the ceremony. The program was hosted by two popular actors Riaz & Ferdous.