Alamgir (actor)

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Alamgir
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Alamgir in 2016
Native name আলমগীর হোসেন
Born Alamgir Hossain
(1950-04-03) 3 April 1950 (age 68)
Dhaka, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Actor, director, presenter
Years active 1973–present
Spouse(s) Khoshnur
Runa Laila
Children Akhi Alamgir

Alamgir (born 3 April 1950)[1] is a Bangladeshi actor and television host. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor seven times for his roles in the films, Ma O Chhele (1985), Apeksha (1987), Khotipuron (1989), Moroner Pore (1990), Pita Mata Santan (1991), Andha Biswas (1992) and Desh Premik (1994). Besides, he earned Best Supporting Actor award for the films, Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na (2010) and Ke Apon Ke Por (2011).

Early life[edit]

Alamgir was born on 3 April 1950 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka.[1] His father Kalim Uddin Ahmed was an executive producer of Mukh O Mukhosh, the first Bengali language feature film to be made in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).[1]

Career[edit]

Alamgir's first film was Amar Jonmovumi, directed by Alamgir Kumkum. He has worked in television dramas and also as a presenter. In 1986, he made his directorial debut with the film Nishpap.[1]

Alamgir is the host of the game show Houseful on Maasranga Television.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Alamgir was first married to Khoshnur. Together they had a daughter Akhi Alamgir. Alamgir later married singer Runa Laila.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Co-star Notes
1973 Amar Jonmovumi Alamgir Kumkum
Dassurani Shabana [4]
Chashir Meye [4]
Joy Porajoy [4]
1980 Koshai Amjad Hossain Kabori [4]
Ostad Saagred [4]
1985 Ma o Chele Kamal Ahmed Shabana Winner: Best Actor National Film Award
1984 Bhat De Amjad Hossain Shabana [4][5]
1987 Apekkha Shabana [5]
1988 Pothe Holo Dekha Hafiz Uddin Anjana Mumtaz
1990 Moroner Pare Shabana [5]
1992 Satya Mithya A K Mintu Shabana
1992 "Ranga Vabhi"
2012 Se Amar Mon Kereche Sohanoor Rahman Sohan [6]
2013 Judge Barrister Police Commissioner F. I. Manik [7]

Awards and achievements[edit]

Bangladesh National Film Awards

Year Award Category Film Result
1985 National Film Award Best Actor Ma o Chele Won
1987 National Film Award Best Actor Opekkha Won
1989 National Film Award Best Actor Khati Puron Won
1990 National Film Award Best Actor Moroner Pore Won
1991 National Film Award Best Actor Pita Mata Sontan Won
1992 National Film Award Best Actor Andho Biswas Won
1994 National Film Award Best Actor Desh Premik Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "উপস্থাপনা করতে আমি স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যবোধ করি" (in Bengali). Daily Amar Desh. 24 April 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Housefull on maasranga from today -". reflectionnews.com.
  3. ^ "মিডিয়া পাড়ার কিছু ২য় বিয়ের গল্প" [Stories of second marriages in the media] (in Bengali). banglanews24.com. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Alamgir turns 67 today". The Independent. Dhaka. 3 April 2016.
  5. ^ a b c Shawon, Rashed. "চার দশকে আমাদের সেরা চলচ্চিত্রগুলো" [Our best films in four decades]. bdnews24.com (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 28 December 2012.
  6. ^ "ঈদের পাঁচ ছবি" [Five Eid pictures]. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). 2012. Archived from the original on 27 January 2013.
  7. ^ "১০ মে মুক্তি পাচ্ছে শাকিব-পূর্ণিমার নতুন ছবি" [New picture of Shakib-Purnima will be released on May 10]. Banglanews24.com. 6 May 2013. Archived from the original on 10 May 2013.

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