Apu Biswas

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Apu Biswas
Apu Biswas portrait 2017.jpg
Biswas in 2017
BornOctober 11, 1989
Bogra District
ResidenceDhaka, Bangladesh
Other namesApu Islam Khan
OccupationModel, actress
Years active2006–Present
Spouse(s)
Shakib Khan (m. 2008)
[1][2][3][4]
ChildrenAbram Khan Joy
Parent(s)Upendronath Bishwas (father)
Shefali Bishwas (mother)


Apu Biswas is a Bangladeshi cinema actress.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Apu Biswas was born on 10 October 1989, to Upendronath Biswas & Shefali Bishwas in Bogra, Bangladesh. Born in a Hindu family, Apu was passionate about acting from her childhood and took dance lessons from Shilpakala Academy. She was encouraged by her parents to work in the media industry.

In 2008, Apu Biswas married Bangladeshi actor Shakib Khan.In 2008 she converted to Islam and took the name Apu Islam Khan. The couple has one son, named Abraham Khan Joy, who was born on 27 September 2016 in Kolkata.[6][7][unreliable source?] The marriage and child were kept secret from the public until 10 April 2017, when Apu appeared on television with her son and revealed the relationship.[8]

Shakib Khan filed for a divorce on 22 November 2017,[9] and the couple was divorced on 22 February 2018.[10]

Career[edit]

Biswas made her debut in the film industry with the film Kal Sokale in 2006. Her performance in Koti Takar Kabin was well-received and helped her to establish a permanent position in Dhallywood. In many of her films she has co-starred with Shakib Khan. The duo of Shakib and Apu became one of the most popular movie couples in the Bangladeshi film industry.

She played the role of Parvati in the 2013 Bangladeshi remake of Devdas.[11]

Her 2013 film My Name Is Khan was also successful at the box office. She has established herself as one of Bangladesh's most high-profile celebrities. On 10 April 2017, Apu told in a live interview about her marriage with film star Shakib Khan (in 2008) and that the couple have one child.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Co-Artist Ref(s)
2005 Kaal Sokale Bashonti Shabnor, Ferdous
2006 Koti Takar Kabin Simran Shakib Khan
Chachu Riya
Dadima Preity
2007 Pitar Ason Dina
Kabin Nama
Tomar Jonno Morte Pari
Swamir Songshar
Kotha Dao Sathi Hobe
2008 Amader Choto Saheb
Amar Jaan Amar Pran Oditi
Sontan Amar Ahongkar
Tumi Swapno Tumi Shadhona Ful
Mone Prane Acho Tumi Nila
Jodi Bou Sajogo
Tumi Amar Prem
2009 Mone Boro Kosto Ishara
Bhalobashar Lal Golap Oboni
Mon Jekane Hridoy Sekane
Jaan Amar Jaan
O Sathii Re Shathi
Jonmo Tomar Jonno
Bolona Kabul
Mayer Haate Beheshter Chabi
Bhalobasha Dibi Kina Bol
2010 Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na Alo
Preme Porechi Priya
Number One Shakib Khan Rose
Nissash Amar Tumi Asha
Chaccu Amar Chaccu
Amar Buker Modyokhane
Top Hero Kahini
Takar Cheye Prem Boro Priya
Hai Prem Hai Bhalobasa Kiran
Jonom Jonomer Prem
Premik Purush
Jibon Moroner Sathi
Tumi Amar Moner Manush
Prem Mane Na Bandha
2011 Moner Jala Chandni
Ontore Acho Tumi Roja
Koti Takar Prem Alo
Tor Karone Beche Achi Priya
EkBar Bolo Valobasi
Jaan Kurbaan Shathi
Moner Ghore Boshot Kore Nusrat
King Khan
Priya Amar Jaan Priya
Adorer jamai Gohona
2012 Ak Takar Denmohor Priya
Ek Mon Ek Pran Asha
Dhakar King Nila
Durdhorso Premik
Ziddi Mama Nilima
Buk Fatey To Mukh Foteyna Tuli
2013 Devdas Parvati [11]
My Name Is Khan Jhinuk
Premik Number One Simi
2014 Bhalobasha Express Bonna
Daring Lover
Hero: The Superstar
Hitman
Kothin Protishodh
Shera Nayok Beby
2015 Love Marriage Moni
Dui Prithibi Moyna
Rajababu - The Power
2016 Raja 420
Samraat: The King Is Here
2017 Rajneeti
2018 Panku Jamai
Shosur Bari Zindabad 2 Bappy Chowdhury

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2008 Bachsach Award Best Actress in a Leading Role Jaan Amar Jaan Won
2008 BCRA Award Best Actress in a Leading Role Jaan Amar Jaan Won
2008 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Ek Buk Bhalobasha Nominated
2009 CJFB Award Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
2009 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Mone Boro Koshto Nominated
2010 Glamour Award Best Actress in a Leading Role Valobasar Lal Golap Won
2010 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Bhalobashlei Ghor Badha Jay Na Nominated
2011 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Actress in a Leading Nominated
2012 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Ek Takar Denmohor Nominated
2012 Ifad Film Club Award Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
2013 Bachsach Award Best Actress in a Leading Role "My Name Is Khan" Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I married Shakib Khan in 2008". thedailystar.net. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  2. ^ "Shakib and I have a son: Apu Biswas". prothom-alo.com. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  3. ^ "Shakib sends divorce letter to Apu". 4 December 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Shakib sends Apu divorce notice". prothom-alo.com. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  5. ^ "Quiet birthday for Apu Biswas!". The Daily Star. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Will accept my son, not Apu: Shakib Khan". The Daily Star. 10 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Apu Biswas Biography". Biography Wiki.
  8. ^ "Rumours of Shakib - Apu divorce in the air | Dhaka Tribune". dhakatribune.com. 11 November 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  9. ^ Rudrakkha, Rudra (7 December 2017). "Apu desperate to save marriage with co-star Shakib for their son -bdnews24.com". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  10. ^ "আর বিয়ে করবেন না অপু বিশ্বাস". The Bangladesh Daily. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  11. ^ a b "Devdas 'finaliy' gets release on Friday". New Age. 13 February 2013. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013.

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