The drama and dramatics department of Jahangirnagar University is observing the 10th anniversary of death of iconic playwright Selim Al Deen on Sunday.
Marking the day, theatre activists and students, led by JU VC Prof Farzana Islam, will place floral wreaths at the grave of the dramatist on the campus at 10:30 am.
A seminar titled on “Thinking of Selim Al Deen in the application of young playwright” will be held at Zahir Raihan Auditorium at 12:30 pm.
A photography exhibition on the life and works of Selim Al Deen is also set to begin at 1:30 pm at the same venue.
In the evening, a drama “Gunjan Bibir Pala” will be staged by Padatik Nattya Sangsad at the Selim Al Deen Muktamancho.
Al Deen joined Bangla department of Jahangirnagar University as a lecturer in 1974. In 1986, he founded the drama and dramatics department and served the department as its founding chairman.unb