Office opened for developing Bogyoke Aung San’s biopic

Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko accepts cash donated by U Khin Shwe of Zaykabar Co Ltd for biographical film on Bogyoke Aung San. Photo: Myanmar News Agency

An office to develop the biographical film on Bogyoke Aung San opened yesterday morning at the Kanbawza Yeiktha (Chin Chaung Nan Daw) on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township, Yangon.
During the opening ceremony, U Lu Min, joint secretary (2) of Bogyoke Aung San’s Biopic Development Committee, explained the making of Bogyoke Aung San’s biopic and its production.
Chairman of Bogyoke Aung San’s Biopic Development Committee and Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe, Chairman of Myanmar Motion Picture Organisation U Zin Wine, Joint secretary (2) of Bogyoke Aung San’s Biopic Developing Committee U Lu Min and Director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi opened the ceremony by cutting the golden ribbon.
Next, the attendees watched and enjoyed the trailer of Bogyoke Aung San’s biopic, which was filmed in 2015.
Zaykabar Co. Ltd. and Shwe Than Lwin Co. Ltd. donated Ks100 million each for filming the biopic, Tatlan Co. Ltd. donated Ks10 million, VeVe Soft Drink donated Ks8 million, New Win Myittar film and video production donated Ks5.5 million, and Myint Enterprise Co. Ltd. and Ei Thitsar Agency donated Ks5 million each.
Some Ks3 million each was donated by AA Pharmacy, Pride International School Myanmar, U Win Lwin-Thiha Thudhama Theingi Daw Cho Mar Lwin (Myaungmya) and Grand Group of Companies, as well as SI Group Co. Ltd, Viking Marine Product and Thudhama Manizawta Daya U Maung Maung Lay-Daw Myint
Myint Kahaing.
The film got Ks2.5 million from Tawwin Tun Travel Agency; Ks2 million each from Aye &Thet Co. Ltd., Living Square and Thiha Thudhama Manizawta Daya U Myo Zaw Tun; Ks1.503 million from Sandhiherbal Medicine; and Ks1 million each from Thudhama Theingi Daw Sitei, Seinlan Myay Family, Thiha Thudhama Manizawta Daya U Tin Sein (a) U Ni Ni-Thudhama Theingi Daw Khin Myint Yi, Pwint U Thit San Food Centre, Thukha Sonesan Company and Naing Family construction materials trading.
Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko and U Lu Min received cash of Ks270.503 million and presented certificates of honour to each of the donors, while the union minister thanked them.
Next, Thura U Aung Ko, Permanent Secretary U Tun Ohn, U Lu Min and Director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi answered questions posed by reporters.
Also present at the ceremony were Yangon region cabinet ministers, the biopic development committee members, sub-committee chairman and secretaries, as well as donors, performers, reporters and other

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