The next war is going to be a cyberwar, how prepared our fighters really are. ‘Antarjal‘ (The Internet)- the first cyber-thriller of the country, is going to be made with a view to answering this question. According to the people involved in the film, the shooting of the movie will start on June 24 and will be released end of this year.
In an exclusive interview with Digibangla, Dipankar Dipan, the director of the film ‘Dhaka Attack’, said that the film is being made at the initiative of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department.
He said, “The ICT department has assisted in the research on this movie. Besides, they have given us ideas about the workshops that have been held from 2017 to 2021 through the high-tech parks in Jessore, Gazipur and Rajshahi. We talked to all the startups that work there. We talked to them and came to know that how the talented starters may come out not only from Dhaka but also from district towns; how is their life, what are their dreams and what they want to do.”
Earlier, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak announced the name of the film at an awards distribution ceremony arranged by Channel I.
Meanwhile, CIRT, the digital security agency has been added to the cyber-thriller. The committee has been made up of a representative from each of the organizations associated with ICT.
Dipan said, “There is a digital security agency, CIRT in the ICT tower, we talked about how the CIRT work and how much they will be felt necessary in the future, and we worked with security specialists there.”
A committee has been set up in this regard. a2i, LICT and almost all the technology organizations have been added here one by one. They sat down with us and explained the technical issues to us, ”he added.
Dipan further said that the ICT department has provided a fund for the research work on the film. However, most of the expenses will be borne by the production company. The producer hopes that the film will be released by the end of this year.
He said, “The IT Congress is scheduled to be held in November to be inaugurated by Sajeeb Wazed Joy, IT Adviser to the Prime Minister. There is a plan, or it will be released on the occasion of Vision 2021 on December 12. ”
Dipankar Dipan, Saifullah Riyadh and Asha Zahid have written the story of the film ‘Antarjal’. The dialogue is also written by Saifullah Riyadh. The screenplay was written by the director himself.
The protagonist Siam Ahmed will play the lead role in the film. He will be seen as a young computer programmer.