Tonni

Women's contribution to creating modern and civilized society is now skyscraping. But even today women have to go through various problems, fear and adversity. Women work at night and return home. But in some countries it is risky for women to return home at night. Many are being harassed or rape victims. Through the film “Tonni” we attempted to reach out to everyone that a little change in people’s view can make women’s paths to progress easier.

  • Syed Abu Rayhen
    Director
  • Syed Abu Rayhen
    Writer
  • Synops Studio
    Producer
  • Rongila
    Producer
  • Tasnim Zaman
    Key Cast
    "Tonni"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    তন্বী
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 20, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    150 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Bangladesh
  • Country of Filming:
    Bangladesh
  • Language:
    Bengali
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital SLR
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • GP Reel Hunt 2019
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    April 17, 2019
    GP House
    Official Selection
  • স্বল্পদীর্ঘ চলচ্চিত্র নির্মাণ প্রতিযোগিতা ২০১৯ - Short Film Making Competition 2019
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    December 16, 2019
    Chhayanaut Shangskriti-Bhavan
    1st Prize
Distribution Information
  • Rongila
    Country: Bangladesh
    Rights: All Rights, Internet
Director Biography - Syed Abu Rayhen

I'm a writer, director, photographer and editor. I studied Computer Science & Engineering at North South University, graduating in 2018. I've been engaged in the film industry as a writer, director and editor since 2013. In 2017 I've worked as an assistant director in a romantic drama named "Laal Neel Kabbo". I've started to make short film since 2018. I've been officially selected in "Filmiesta BUET 2018" for my short film "Ebong Aro Ekti Ekushe February". Also my short film "Tonni-Every Girl's Fear Myth" was officially selected in GP White Board Reel Hunt and another short film "Relief" was in top ten in GP Reel Hunt Competition 2019. I have uncompromising devotion to quality and is firmly committed to the development and progression of a loyal film culture in Bangladesh.

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Director Statement

This film is about women's daily life struggle. It is about how women meet various problems, fear and adversity in the path of their progress. Through this film I attempted to make a change in people's view so that women can easily progress. I hope with all my heart that this film serves as a needed step in that progress.