Doob – No Bed Of Roses

DIRECTOR : Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
CAST : Irrfan Khan , Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Parno Mittra, Rokeya Prachy, Rahad Hossain, Ashok Dhanuka, Ismat Zarin Chaity, Nader Chowdhury, Oli
VENUE: Aga Khan Museum Auditorium | 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto


Successful movie director Javed Hasan finds himself in a midlife crisis, questioning whether marriage and career have demanded too much from him. A tryst with Nitu,his daughter’s childhood friend, turns into a national scandal. Javed’s loving family is torn apart. He eventually divorces wife Maya and is estranged from daughter Saberi and son Ahir. Javed and Nitu marry, but it’s no bed of roses for the couple as they receive the wrath of judgmental Bangladeshi society. Once close friends, Saberi and Nitu become vulnerable to public shame. Saberi realizes that Nitu has competed against her since childhood. Saberi must now regroup herself and push her mother to explore the grace of independence. In desperation, together they seek strength.