Google, world’s largest web search engine, on Thursday (December 6) created a special doodle marking the 62th birth anniversary of visionary Bangladeshi late filmmaker Tareque Masud Ahmed.

 

Google‘s new Doodle features a sketch of Tareque Masud's renowned Bangla film ‘Matir Moyna’ (The Clay Bird).

 

Matir Moyna, directed by Tareque Masud himself, was released in 2002.

 

Tareque started his career with his first film Adam Surat (The Inner Strength) in 1991.

 

Later, he made a documentary on the legendary Bangladeshi painter S.M. Sultan in 1982, a documentary on the '71 Liberation War ‘Muktir Gaan (Song of Freedom)’ in 1995. 

 

He went on to make other films about the war Narir Kotha (Women and War) in 2000, and Naroshundor (The Barbershop) in 2009.

 

Internationally-claimed director and filmmaker Tareque Masud was born on December 6, 1956.

 

He died in a fatal road crash in Manikganj on August 13, 2011. He was aged 54.

 

Google Doodle is where the internet giant makes changes its Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists.


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