Ankush Hazra

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Ankush Hazra
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present
Awards Big Bangla Rising Star Award – Best Dancer for film Kellafate

Ankush Hazra is an Indian 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. Hazra made his fourth film, Khiladi, with Nusrat Jahan under the banner of Eskay Movies. He then worked in Shree Venkatesh Films and two joint production projects with Eskay Movies and Jaaz Multimedia of Bangladesh.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Hazra 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 Saha. Hazra was paired opposite newcomer Rupashree. The backdrops of the song sequences were appreciated a lot which ultimately led to the conclusion by viewers that Hazra was an extraordinary dancer and enhanced his popularity as a great dancer in Tollywood.[1][2]

Later, Hazra was starred in the Bengali romantic drama film Idiot of Eskay Movies, directed by Rajib Biswas. In this film, Hazra was paired opposite Bengali actress Srabanti Chatterjee. He came back with his Bengali film Kanamachi. His recent success includes the multistarrer-romantic-comedy film Jamai 420.

Filmography[edit]

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/
Krishna
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 The movie resembles Hindi movies like Housefull,Housefull 2 and Bengali movie Bye Bye Bangkok.
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 Partially adapted from Oru Vadakkan Selfie
2018 D4 Dance TBA Sayantika Banerjee
2018 Vision TBA

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2011 Big Bangla Rising Star Award[citation needed] 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[citation needed] Best Actor (Male) Ki Kore Toke Bolbo Won
2016 Star Jalsha Paribaar Awards[citation needed] Best Jodi

(Ankush & Nusrat Jahan)

Jamai 420 Won
2017 Star Jalsha Paribaar Awards[citation needed] Best Jodi

(Ankush & Mimi)

Ki Kore Toke Bolbo Won
2017 IBFA Awards[citation needed] Best Jodi (Ankush & Nusrat Jahan) Haripada Bandwala Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kellafate Review". Archived from the original on 9 August 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Romeo vs Juliet Exclusive Show". www.youtube.com/watch?v=OinXUOwrC7M. 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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