On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the great independence of Bangladesh, the mobile financial service of Bangladesh Post Office is offering an exclusive 50% discount for the subscription of OTT platform Chorki.
The offer was launched on Tuesday and it will be valid until 6 January 2022, reads a press release.
Niaz Morshed Elite, executive director of Nagad, announced it during the release of the trailer of a Nagad original web series "Jago Bahe", at a hotel in the capital on Tuesday evening.
Redoan Rony, chief operating officer of Chorki, makers of "Jago Bahe", artists of the series, and crew were present at the event.
Viewers will be able to enjoy this original series as premium content from Chorki's app and website. In order to enjoy the 50% discount through Nagad, they will have to choose subscription package for one month, six months or a year, added the statement.
Speaking at the programme, Niaz Morshed Elite said: "Like Nagad, Chorki is also a local company. It feels good to be associated with such an initiative. Hopefully, these two local institutions together will do something better for the audience in the coming days. As a result of this initiative, the stories scattered all around the country will also come to the fore."
Elite said the offer would make digital platform entertainment easier and more affordable for 5.5 crore customers of Nagad.
Siddique Ahmed, Saleh Sobhan Onim and Sukarna Shahed Dhiman respectively directed three episodes of the "Jago Bahe" series called "Shobder Khoab", "Lights, Camera, Objection", and "Bunker Boy".
The first episode of the series will be released on 9 December and the other two episodes will be broadcast on 16 and 23 December, respectively. This means, viewers will watch one episode of this anthology series each week.
Nagad has become a partner of this special anthology series to mark the 50th anniversary of independence.
This series tells the stories of three significant years that are important in the history of Bangladesh - 1952, 1969 and 1971, highlighting the story of the rise, revolt, resistance, and revolution of Bengalis.