Adam Surat

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Adam Surat
The Inner Strength
Adam Surat (1989).jpg
Poster of Adam Surat
Directed by Tareque Masud
Produced by Tareque Masud
Based on Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (painter)
Starring SM Sultan
Edited by Catherine Masud
Release date
  • 1989 (1989)
Running time
54 minutes
Country Bangladesh
Language Bengali, English

Adam Surat (Bengali: আদম সুরতThe Inner Strength) is a 1989 Bangladeshi documentary film about the Bangladeshi painter Sheikh Mohammed Sultan, directed by Tareque Masud.


Adam Surat is the first film of Masud. It is a documentary about Bangladeshi painter Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (well known as "SM Sultan"). Masud started the film in 1982 and completed after seven years later. By that time, he had met and married the Chicago-born Catherine Shapere (well known as Catherine Masud), with whom he formed a close working relationship still death.[1]


The 54 minute documentary film was taken in 16 mm film. The film had been converted into the digital format at a studio in New York City. The film would soon be released all over Bangladesh except Dhaka.[2]


  1. ^ Ronald Bergan (2011-08-15). "Tareque Masud obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  2. ^ "ULAB Hosts Tareque Masud Retrospective". ULAB. Retrieved 2013-07-05.

External links

  • Adam Surat on IMDb
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