Tashnuva Anan breaks the barrier again
Renowned model, artiste and social worker Tashnuva Anan Shishir breaks the barrier of social stereotypes once again, this time with her appearance in the mainstream commercial advertisement industry in the country for international motorcycle brand Yamaha, reports UNB.
As the first transgender woman appearing in the advertisement industry for a globally renowned brand, Tashnuva Anan Shishir has recently acted in a commercial for Yamaha Motorcycles Bangladesh, a concern of ACI Motors Ltd.
The commercial, directed by Sojol Ahmed under the banner of Retro Pictures, has garnered an overwhelming response on social media with a stellar performance of herself and Niloy, telling an affectionate story between a jobholder duo of siblings.
Sharing her feelings and working experience, Shishir said she is extremely overwhelmed with her maiden advertisement for an international brand, marking only her second appearance in the advertisement industry.
“I cannot express how overwhelming and supportive the entire team was for the commercial of Yamaha, which is a globally renowned motorcycle brand. I was a little bit nervous as this was a big venture for me, but the shoot went very well with everyone’s cordial cooperation,” Shishir said. The first-ever transgender woman news presenter in Bangladesh, Shishir joined Boishakhi TV’s newsdesk marking the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.
Alongside her activities in the media industry, Tashnuva Anan Shishir is currently pursuing her international Master’s degree in the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme at the Brac James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH), Brac University with scholarships in two categories.