Farooque

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Farooque
Akbar Hossain Farooque (10) (cropped).jpg
BornAkbar Hossain
(1948-08-18) August 18, 1948 (age 70)[1]
Dhaka, East Bengal (Now Bangladesh)
ResidenceUttora, Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
Other namesMia Bhai, Dulu
Years active1971s – 1993[2]
Spouse(s)Farjana Hossain
ChildrenFariha Tabassum Hossain (Daughter)
Rowshon Hossain (Son)
AwardsNational Film Award

Akbar Hossain (known by the stage name Farooque; born August 18, 1948) is a Bangladeshi actor.[1] He is also a freedom fighter.[3] He earned National Film Award in the Best Supporting Actor category for the film Lathial in 1975 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2]

Early life[edit]

Farooque was associated with politics in Choy Dofa Andolon in 1966 and accused in 37 cases. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was his political idol.

Career[edit]

Farooque started his career in silver screen through th film Jolchobi in 1971.[1] Most of Farooque's work was associated with the actress Bobita.[4] He was founder member of Film Artist Association and acting president of Bongobondhu Sanskritik Jote.

Business career[edit]

He is also a businessman except his acting career. He is the Managing Director of Farooque Kniting and Dying Manufacturing Company situated in Kaliakoir, Gazipur.[5]

Filmography[edit]

His notable works are

Year Film Director Role Co-stars Notes
1971 Jolchhobi H. Akbar Kabori Sarwar debut film released on March 22, 1971[5]
1973 Abar Tora Manush Ho Khan Ataur Rahman Bobita
1974 Alor Michil Narayan Ghosh Mita Razzak, Bobita
1975 Lathial Narayan Ghosh Mita Anwar Hossain, Bobita won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
Sujon Sokhi Chashi Nazrul Islam Sujon Kabori Sarwar screened at cinema halls over six months[2]
1976 Surjogrohon
Noyonmoni Amjad Hossain Noyon Bobita
1978 Golapi Ekhon Traine Amjad Hossain Bobita, Anwar Hossain based on the novel of Amjad Hossain titled "Droupodi Ekhon Traine"
Sareng Bou Abdullah al Mamun Sareng Kabori Sarwar based on the novel of Sahidullah Kaiser's same title[6]
1979 Surjo Songram Abdus Samad Bobita
1980 Sokhi Tumi Kar Abdullah al Mamun Shabana
1985 Shimul Parul Delowar Jahan Jhontu Shimul Sunetra
1987 Mia Bhai Chashi Nazrul Islam
1990 Palki Delowar Jahan Jhontu Sunetra
1991 Padma Meghna Jamuna Chashi Nazrul Islam Bobita
1996 Jibon Songsar Bobita, Salman Shah, Shabnur
1997 Ekhono Onek Raat Khan Ataur Rahman Bobita
2006 Ghorer Lokkhi Azadi Hasnat Firoz Suchorita Last film[7]

Awards[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Farooque married Farjana Hossain.[7] They have two children - daughter Fariha Tabassum Hossain and son Rowshon Hossain.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Liakat Hossain Khokon (January 16, 2011). গ্রামীণ ছবির প্রবাদপুরুষ ফারুক (in Bengali). Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Shah Alam Shazu (August 28, 2015). "I quit acting out of disillusionment: Farooque". The Daily Star. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  3. ^ Luna Sharma (June 13, 2012). "Film actor Faruk leaves for Bangkok tomorrow". Priyo News. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  4. ^ "My heroes: Babita on her silver-screen co-actors". The Daily Star. August 14, 2015. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  5. ^ a b ব্যস্ততা আর অবসর সমানে সমান. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). April 17, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  6. ^ Mithu Halder (May 13, 2015). রঙিলা নায়ের মাঝি..... banglamail24 (in Bengali). Archived from the original on October 8, 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015.
  7. ^ a b সেরে উঠছেন ফারুক. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). May 10, 2012. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  8. ^ চিত্রনায়ক ফারুক চলচ্চিত্রের সাহেব. Dainik Amader Somoy (in Bengali). October 26, 2014. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  9. ^ উন্নত চিকিত্সার জন্য সিঙ্গাপুর যাচ্ছেন জনপ্রিয় নায়ক :ফারুক (in Bengali). Somoyer Konthosor. August 30, 2013. Archived from the original on January 15, 2014. Retrieved July 4, 2015.

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