The first Bangla feature film made in erstwhile East Pakistan was “Mukh O Mukhosh”, under the banner of Iqbal Films. The production, directed by Abdul Jabbar Khan, was released on this day in 1956. Thus, this is one of the most special days in the history of Bangladeshi cinema.
The premiere show of “Mukh O Mukhosh”, featuring Aminul Haque, Inam Ahmed, Ali Mansoor, Zahrat Ara, Abdul Jabbar Khan, Kazi Khaliq, Purnima Sengupta, Piyari Begum, Saifuddin Ahmed, Golam Mostafa, Abul Khair, and Sona Mia, has held at Rupmahal Cinema Hall in Dhaka. The film slowly made its way to other theatres in Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna, and Narayanganj after its release.