Today marks the 9th death anniversary of renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker Shibli Sadik. He took his last breath on January 07, 2010.
Shibli Sadik was born on January 09, 1941 in Rajshahi, East Bengal, British India. Even after being a student of arts (Charukala), he did not complete his studies due to his addiction towards film. He started his career as an assistant director of producer Mostafizur Rahman`s Urdu film `Talash` in the 1960s. He also worked with Subhash Dutta for a long time. His first directed film was `Bala`. He jointly directed it with Syed Mohammad Awal. His first solo direction was Shit Basonto. His last film Bideshini got released in 2006. His directed `Shabnam` which was made at 1988-1989 got released in 2014.
Shibli Sadik has directed and produced two-dozen films. His notable films are Nolok, Jibon Niye Juya, Tin Kanya, Dolna, Veja Chokh, Achena, Ma Mati Desh, Ananda Ashru, Mayer Adhikkar, and Antore Antore.
Shibli Sadik worked with various social and cultural organizations. In order to encourage new directors towards film industry, he established different organizations. Shohanur Rahman Shohan is one of them. He served as the secretary general and president of the Bangladesh Film Director`s Association. Shibli Sadik was also a member of Bangladesh Film Sensor Board.