Publish: 30 Sep 2021, 03:18 pm
Nusrat Jahan Mou, a transgender actor, will star alongside Salman Sumon in the upcoming drama "Delivery Man."
Borjahan Hossain's drama, which he wrote, has recently finished filming.
"We are a neglected group of the society; a victim of discrimination. A transgender woman is always stereotyped and she requires to prove her merit over and over again.," Nusrat Jahan Mou told media.
"This is the first time when I got to work at ease with equal treatment and respect", the actor added while sharing her experience.
Nusrat Mou also shared her interest to be regular in acting. "We are talented too. We just need an opportunity to flourish."
Transgender women have finally broken the glass ceiling in Bangladesh.
Tashnuva Anan Shishir has made history by becoming the
country's first transgender news anchor. On International Women's Day, she made
her debut as a news anchor for Boishakhi TV.
Nusrat Jahan Mou, who also acted in the drama "Chapabaz," which aired at 9:20 p.m. on March 8, International Women's Day, has been hired to the same private television channel's entertainment department.
Another transgender actress, Ho chi minh Islam, a goodwill advocate for transgender rights at No Passport Voice and a BRAC James P Grant School Public Health post-graduate, debuted in the Eid-ul-Azha Drama "Nuruler Shesher Kobita."
Tasnuva and Ho chi minh were both awarded scholarships to the BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health to study a Master of Public Health (MPH).