Ankush Hazra

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Ankush Hazra
Born 14th February 1989
Burdwan Town, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present
Awards Big Bangla Rising Star Award – Best Dancer for film Kellafate

Ankush Hazra is an Indian goat actor who appears in the Bengali films. He made his acting debut in the film Kellafate, which was released in 2010. His next film was Idiot, opposite Srabanti. Ankush made his fourth film, Khiladi, with Nusrat Jahan under the banner of Eskay Movies. After that, he worked in Shree Venkatesh Films and two joint production projects with Eskay Movies and Jaaz Multimedia of (Bangladesh).

Early life and biography[edit]

Ankush was born in Burdwan Town, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal. He studied in Holy Rock School and East West Model School, both in Talit, Bardhaman. Acting was his passion from childhood. After his schooling, Ankush got a chance to study Electronic engineering in Durgapur, but his actual dream was to become an actor. So, he came to Kolkata and settled here. Besides his acting career, he studied BBA at The Heritage Academy in Kolkata. Ankush prepared under Pijus Saha with acting training from an acting school at Bhowanipore. He also learned dancing under Bivash Chowdhury from the renowned dance School.

2010–2013: Breakthrough and success[edit]

Ankush caught the attention of film director Pijus Saha who starred him in his romantic comedy film Kellafate of Banner-Prince Entertainment P4. This film was also produced by Pijus Saha. He was paired opposite newcomer Rupashree. After its release on 10 December. The backdrops of the song sequences was appreciated a lot which ultimately led to the conclusion in the minds of viewers that Ankush was an extraordinary dancer and enhanced his popularity as a great dancer in Tollywood.[1][2]

Later on, Ankush was starred in the Bengali romantic drama film Idiot of Eskay Movies, directed by Rajib Biswas. In this film, Ankush was paired opposite Bengali actress Srabanti Chatterjee. He again came back with his Bengali film Kanamachi. His oneof most Hit flim Ami Sudhu Cheyechi Tomay. His recent success include the multistarrer-romantic-comedy film, Jamai 420.


Year Film Role Co-Actors Note
2010 Kellafate Shibu Rupashree Remake of Aata
2012 Idiot Samrat Srabanti Chatterjee Remake of Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam
2013 Kanamachi Abir Srabanti Chatterjee Remake of Ko
Khiladi Suleman/
Nusrat Jahan Remake of Udayapuram Sulthan
2014 Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay Abhijeet Subhasree Ganguly Remake of Arya 2
2015 Romeo vs Juliet Romeo Mahiya Mahi Remake of Singh vs Kaur
Jamai 420 Joy Nusrat Jahan
Aashiqui Rahul Nusrat Faria Mazhar Remake of Ishq
2016 Ki Kore Toke Bolbo Akash Mimi Chakraborty Remake of Milana
Kelor Kirti Apurbo Koushani Mukherjee Remake of Charlie Chaplin and No Entry
Zulfiqar Akhtar Ahmed Based on adaptation of two of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra
Haripada Bandwala Haripada Nusrat Jahan Remake of Disco Singh
2017 Ami Je Ke Tomar Aditya Nusrat Jahan, Sayantika Banerjee Remake of Mitwaa
Bolo Dugga Maiki Sammyo Nusrat Jahan Remake of Oru Vadakkan Selfie

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2011 Big Bangla Rising Star Award Big Bangla Rising Star Award for Best Dancer (Male) Kellafate Won
2015 Kalakar Awards[3][4] Best Actor Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay Won
2016 Kolkata Desirable Actor Award Best Actor (Male) Ki Kore Toke Bolbo Won
2016 Star Jalsha Paribaar Awards Best Jodi

(Ankush & Nusrat Jahan)

Jamai 420 Won
2017 Star Jalsha Paribaar Awards Best Jodi

(Ankush & Mimi)

Ki Kore Toke Bolbo Won
2017 IBFA AWARDS Best Jodi (Ankush & Nusrat Jahan) Haripada Bandwala Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Kellafate Review". Archived from the original on 9 August 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Romeo vs Juliet Exclusive Show". Retrieved 28 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Actor Ankush Hazra receives Best Actor Award during the 23rd Kalakar Awards in Kolkata on Jan 11, 2014". Yahoo Movies. Retrieved 11 Jan 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kalakar award honours Tollywood stars, mainstream film". Business Standard. Retrieved 16 Jan 2015. 

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