Dhaka Attack hits a century

Entertainment Correspondent | Update:

‘Dhaka Attack’ has crossed a hundred days of screening today, Saturday. The film was launched on 6 October last year and remains immensely popular till now.

The movie has been running in theatres both inside the country and outside since last year. On Friday, more movie theatres screened the film once again.

The film has been released in the US and Malaysia too.

Director Dipankar Dipon attributes the strong storyline and viewers’ response to Dhaka Attack's success.

"We relied on our viewers. Some said that the viewers would reject the storyline, but we believed our viewers are smart. We believed in them and it paid off," Dipon said.

"It is almost unbelievable that the film has run so long," added overwhelmed Dipon.

Dhaka Attack has been released in 51 theatres of 17 different countries. The film is being screened once again by several theatres including Jamuna Blockbuster, Shyamoli Cineplex, Balaka and Modhumita on Friday.

Ahsan Ullah, the manager of Shyamoli Cineplex said, "Viewers have requested over Facebook and phone to screen the movie again. So we are screening it again."

When asked if there was any plan to celebrate the 100 days of the film, Dipon said, "We will hold a house party with the cast and crew of the film."

Dhaka Attack has been tremendously well received by movie goers abroad too. Initially the film was released in Dallas and New York only. It has now been released in another 16 cities of the US.

The movie starts Arefin Shuvo, Mahia Mahi, Afzal Hossain, Alamgir and others.

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