Abul Hayat

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Abul Hayat
Born (1944-09-07) 7 September 1944 (age 75)
Alma materBUET
OccupationActor, writer, civil engineer
Years active1969-Present
Awardsfull list

Abul Hayat (born 7 September 1944)[1] is a Bangladeshi actor. He is also a writer and a civil engineer.[2] He earned Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Daruchini Dwip (2007) and was awarded Ekushey Padak for his writing in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh.[3]


Hayat completed his bachelor's in civil engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).[4]


Hayat was an executive engineer of Dhaka WASA.[5] He has acted in over 1000 television dramas.[5] His first acted TV drama was Oedipus in 1969.[6] He is the founder member of the theatre group "Nagorik Natya Sampradaya".[7]

As of February 2015, Hayat has written 28 books in total. He wrote his first book Trishnar Shanti in 1989.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Hayat's two daughters, Bipasha Hayat and Natasha Hayat, are actresses.[8] His son-in-laws Tauquir Ahmed and Shahed Sharif Khan are actors too.[9]




  1. ^ "A memorable celebration on Abul Hayat's 75th birthday". The Daily Star. 2019-10-01. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  2. ^ a b "Abul Hayat's new treat for readers". The Daily Star. 5 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  3. ^ "PM hands over Ekushey Padak 2015". Dhaka Tribune. 19 February 2015.
  4. ^ "এ সপ্তাহের সাক্ষাৎকার". BBC News বাংলা (in Bengali). Retrieved 2019-09-05.
  5. ^ a b মঞ্চাভিনয়ই আসল প্রেম [Manchavinai is the real love] (in Bengali). BBC Bangla. 4 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  6. ^ "'Acting is like mathematics' - Bipasha Hayat". The Daily Star. 12 June 2006. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
  7. ^ "Through the eyes OF Abul Hayat". The Daily Star. 2017-04-29. Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  8. ^ "যে কারণে মুক্তিযুদ্ধে আবুল হায়াত অংশগ্রহণ করেননি !". ছারপোকা ম্যাগাজিন (in Bengali). Charpoka. 18 December 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  9. ^ "আবুল হায়াতের এপিঠ-ওপিঠ" (in Bengali). Charpoka Magazine. 15 August 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2017.

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