Humayun Faridi

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Humayun Faridi
Faridi.jpg
Born (1952-05-29)29 May 1952
Dhaka, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
Died

13 February 2012(2012-02-13) (aged 59)
Dhanmondi, Dhaka,

Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Education Economics
Alma mater Jahangirnagar University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1952 – 2012
Spouse(s)
Parents ATM Nurul Islam
Begaum Farida Islam

Humayun Faridi (Bengali: হুমায়ূন ফরীদি; 1952 – 2012) was a Bangladeshi actor. He worked in television dramas, movies and theatres.[2]

Early life[edit]

Humayun was born in Dhaka on 29 May 1952 to ATM Nurul Islam and Begaum Farida Islam. In 1968, he passed SSC exam from Islamia Government High School and in 1970 he passed HSC from Chandpur Government College. Same year, he entered into University of Dhaka in Organic Chemistry subject. However, due to Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 study became impossible. Later he admitted into Jahangirnagar University in Economics and during his university lifetime, he was a close associate of Selim Al-Deen.[3]

Acting career[edit]

Humayun Faridi was one of the principal organizers of 1976 Drama Festival of Jahangirnagar University. From this moment on, he became famous. He became a member of Dhaka Theatre during his student life in the university.[4] He later acted on numerous drama on the country's television. One character 'Kan Kata Ramjan' from the novel 'Shongshoptok' earned Faridi extreme popularity[peacock term] in the country. During the 1990s, Faridi started acting in Film where he also earned fame[peacock term] by bringing new concept in the acting. It was said[by whom?] that, audiences went to watch his films only to see his brilliant[peacock term] acting rather than the film itself.

Married life[edit]

In the 1980s, Faridi was married to Minu. They had one daughter - Debjani. The couple got divorced after four years. Faridi then married to Suborna Mustafa. This marriage also ended in 2008.

Death[edit]

Faridi died on 13 February 2012 at 10 AM at his daughter's residence. He was suffering from chronic lungs disease and physical weakness. President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh and the leader of the opposition party expressed deep condolences upon his death.

TV drama[edit]

  • Nil Nakshar Shandhany (1982)
  • Durbin die dekhun (1982)
  • Bhangoner shabdha suni(1983)
  • Bakulpur koto Dur(1985)
  • Dubhuboner Dui Bashinda
  • Ekti Laal shari
  • Mohuar Mon (1986)
  • Sat Ashmaner Shiri (1986)
  • Akdin hohat (1986)
  • Chanmiar negative positive (1986)
  • Ojattra (1987)
  • Songsaptak (1987–88)
  • Pathar Shomoy(1989)
  • Dui bhai (1990)
  • Shiter Pakhi (1991)
  • Kothao Keu Nei (1990)
  • Shomudre Gangchil (1993)
  • Tini Akjon (2005)
  • Pret (2005)
  • Chandragrasto (2006)
  • Kachher Manush (2006)
  • Mohona (2006)
  • Vober Hat (2007)
  • J jibon hoyni japon(2007)
  • Srinkhal (2010)
  • Prioy Jon Nibash (2011)
  • Arman vai The Gentle Man (2011)

Cinemas[edit]

  • Hulia
  • Dohon
  • Shontrash
  • Bachelor
  • JoyJatra
  • Shamolchaya
  • Ekattorer Jishu
  • Vondo
  • Mayer Odhikar
  • Bishaw Premik
  • Odhikar Chai
  • Teg
  • Mayer Morjada
  • Aha!
  • Return Ticket
  • Praner Cheye Priyo
  • Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti
  • Duratta (The Alienation)
  • Ghatok
  • Takar Ohonkar
  • Utthan-Poton
  • Sottru Voyonkor
  • Palabi Kothai
  • Azker Hitler ?
  • Meherjaan (2011)
  • Soitan Manush
  • Atto-Ohongkar
  • Shukher Sorgoh
  • Nil Sagorer Tire
  • Shashon
  • Sotru Voyonkor
  • Lat Shaheb
  • Kuli
  • Alo Amar Alo
  • Onek Diner Asha
  • Hingsha
  • A Desh Kar
  • Sneho
  • Beer Soinik
  • Mittar Mrityu
  • Nor Pishach
  • Bhalobashi Tomake
  • Tumi Shudu Tumi
  • Anondo Asru
  • Shukher Sorgoh
  • Churmar
  • Prem Mane Na Badha
  • Nistur
  • Taka
  • Bager Taba
  • Premer Jala
  • Eri Nam Bhalobasha
  • Palabi Kuthai

Theatrical plays[edit]

  • Montasir Fantasy
  • Kirtonkhola
  • Keramot Mongol
  • Durto wee

References[edit]

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