Shuvo in 2017
|Native name||আরিফিন শুভ|
|Occupation||Actor, television presenter, model|
|Years active||2007– present|
|Notable work||Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini
Musafir: Tale of Assassins
|Spouse(s)||Arpita Samaddar (m. 2015)|
|Awards||Meril Prothom Alo Award for Best Actor|
Arifin Shuvo (Bengali: আরিফিন শুভ; pronunciation : [ariˈfiːn ˈshuːvo]) is a Bangladeshi film actor and television personality. He is the recipient of several awards and nominations, including two Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He made his debut in 2007, appearing in television series Ha/Na before appearing in his first film Jaago - Dare To Dream in 2010. He made a debut into mainstream cinema with Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini in 2013. For his negative role in the film, he received a nomination for Best Actor at the Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He later went on to star in Bhalobasha Zindabad in 2013 and the romantic action film Agnee in 2014. In 2015, his performance in Chuye Dile Mon earned him his first Meril Prothom Alo Award for Best Actor. He later starred in the acclaimed him Musafir in 2016.
Shuvo is married to fashion designer Arpita Samaddar from India.
Before working in television, Shuvo worked in television commercials. He made his acting debut in 2007, with appearance in Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's television series Ha/Na in 2007, where he had a recurring role. He also had a recurring role in the show Iz Equal Two in 2008.
He then starred in the television series Serious Ekta Kotha Ache alongside Mosharraf Karim. His performance was praised by critics. Another critically praised performance of his was in the show Lilaboti. He continued in television until 2009 before starring in his debut film Jaago - Dare To Dream.
2009–2013: Debut and breakthrough
Shuvo made his film debut in 2010 with Khijir Hayat Khan's sports drama film Jaago - Dare To Dream, starring alongside Ferdous Ahmed and Afsana Ara Bindu. He made his breakthrough by starring in Shafi Uddin's Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini where he played the antagonist. The film was a huge success commercially and his performance was highly praised by critics, earning him a Best Actor nomination at the Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He next starred in Debashish Biswas' Bhalobasha Zindabad alongside Airin Sultana.
2014–present: Critical acclaim
In 2014, Shuvo was first seen in Iftakar Chowdhury's action thriller Agnee, alongside Mahiya Mahi. He next started in MM Kamal Raj's Taarkata, which received mixed to negative reviews from critics and received a mixed reaction from the audience. The film was a commercial failure. His next project, Ashiqur Rahman's Kistimaat, co-starring Achol, where he plays the role of a cop, was a huge success at box office and was critically a success. The film was one of the highest-grossing films of 2014.
In 2015, he starred in Shihab Shaheen's romantic drama film Chuye Dile Mon, alongside Zakia Bari Momo. The film and his performance was highly appreciated by both critics and audience, earning Shuvo his first Meril Prothom Alo award for Best Actor He next went on to star in Uddin's Warning alongside Mahiya Mahi. The film was a moderate success commercially.
In 2016, Shuvo starred in Ashiqur Rahman's Musafir. He then starred in Ostitto which released in May 2016. He also starred in the Indo-Bangladeshi joint venture Niyoti, which was produced by Jaaz Multimedia and Eskay Movies.
In 2017, Shuvoo began the year with Premi o Premi and Dhat Teri Ki, both being produced by Jaaz Multimedia and co-starring Nusrat Faria Mazhar. Regarding the former, the film and Shuvoo's performance were critically acclaimed. Shuvoo also gave the voiceover for the first animated film of Bangladesh Detective.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2010||Jaago - Dare To Dream||Shuvo||Bindu, Ferdous||Khijir Hayat Khan||Bengali||15 January 2010|
|2012||Chaya Chobi||Purnima||Md Mostofa Kamal Raaj||Bengali||Unreleased|
|2013||Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini||Shakib||Joya Ahsan & Shakib Khan||Shafi Uddin Shafi||Bengali||16 October 2013|
|Valobasha Zindabad||Sourav||Airin Sultana||Debashish Biswas||Bengali||8 November2013|
|2014||Agnee||Dragon||Mahiya Mahi||Iftakar Chowdhury||Bengali||14 February 2014|
|Taarkata||Ibrahim||Bidya Sinha Mim, Moushumi||Mostafa Kamal Raj||Bengali||6 June 2014|
|Kistimaat||Durjoy||Achol, Misha Sawdagor||Ashiqur Rahman||Bengali||6 October 2014|
|2015||Chuye Dile Mon||Abir||Zakia Bari Momo||Shihab Shaheen||Bengali||10 April 2015|
|Warning||Jishan||Mahiya Mahi||Shafi Uddin Shafi||Bengali||1 May 2015|
|2016||Musafir||Sunny (SSB Agent)||Marjan Jenifa||Ashiqur Rahman||Bengali||22 April 2016|
|Ostitto||Imtu||Nusrat Imrose Tisha||Anonno Mamun||Bengali||6 May 2016|
|Niyoti||Shubro||Falguni Rahman Jolly||Jakir Hossain Raju||Bengali||10 June(India), 12 August(Bangladesh)|
|Aynabaji||AC Sazzad (Cameo)||Chanchal Chowdhury, Masuma Rahman Nabila||Amitabh Reza Chowdhury||Bengali||30 September 2016|
|2017||Premi O Premi||Nusrat Faria Mazhar||Jakir Hossain Raju||Bengali||10 February 2017|
|Dhat Teri Ki||Raj||Nusrat Faria Mazhar||Shamim Ahmed Roni||Bengali||14 April 2017|
|Detective (Animation)||voice actor||Nusrat Faria Mazhar||Tapan Ahmed||Bengali|
|Mrittupuri||Raja||Prosun Azad||Zayed Rezawan||Bengali||delayed|
|Dhaka Attack||Abid||Mahiya Mahi||Dipankar Sengupta||Bengali||06 October 2017|
|Valo Theko||Tanha Tasnia Islam||Zakir Hossain Raju||Bengali||Post -production|
|Musafir 2||Sunny||Marjan jenifa||Ashiqur Rahman||Bengali||Pre-production|
|Ekti Cinemar Golpo||Alamgir (actor)||Alamgir (actor)||Bengali||Announced|
|2007||Ha/Na||Iftekhar Ahmed Fahmi, Sohel Khan||Mostofa Sarwar Farooki|
|2008||Serious Ekta Kotha Ache||Mosharraf Karim, Sohana Saba||Shoraf Ahmed Jibon|
|Chirokumar Shongho||Hasan Masood, Kochi Khondokar, Sumaiya Shimu||Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz|
|Waiting Room||Tisha, Ashfaque Nipun||Mostofa Sarwar Farooki|
|My Valentine||Hasan Masood, Deepa|
|2009||Bullet Khan||Sumiya Shimu||Mahfuz Ahmed|
|Chirokumar Shongho Ditiyo Shongskoron||Hasan Masood, Kochi Khondokar, Sumaiya Shimu||Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz|
|2010||Bishesh Drostobyo||Tinni||Sharmin Akter Mukta|
|Iz Equal 2||Nowshin||Amitabh Reza|
|Shesher Kobitar Porer Kobita||Bidya Sinha Mim, Nobel||Mahfuz Ahmed|
|Opekkha||Tinni, Khasru||Salauddin Lavlu|
|Ami Sudhu Meyetike Chithi Dite Cheyechilam||Tarin||Fahmida Irfan|
|Ek Prem Dui Golpo||Kushum Shikdar||Alvi Ahmed|
|So Called Bhalobasha||Nowshin||Sadim Hossen|
|Ache Naki Nai||Tisha||Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz|
|Bhalobashi Tai||Bindu, Tisha, Hillol, Mim,||Shihab Shaheen||Telefilm|
|Meghla Oviman||Bindu, Mahfuz Ahmed||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Bhasha O Bhalobasha||Eva Moziwel|
|I Luv u, Me 2||Bobby||Iftakar Chowdhury|
|Kagojer Ghor||Toukir Ahmed, Bindu||Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz|
|2011||Road To Success||Kushum Shikder, Riaz||Alvi Ahmed||Telefilm|
|The Photograph — Ekhono Valobashi||Purnima||Mahbuba Islam Shumi||Telefilm|
|Ami Hoyto Manush Noi||Nayeem, Sarika||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Nirbachito Dukho Kosto||Farha Ruma, Mahfuz Ahmed||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Will You Marry Me||Bidya Sinha Mim, Munmun||Pantho Sharkar|
|Neel Ful||Bindu, Mahfuz Ahmed||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Obosheshe Natoke Porinoto||Sarika , Ohona||Shourojoy Choudhury|
|Vulomone Valobasha||Nomira Ahmed||Iftakar Chowdhury|
|Valobashar Onushongo||Bindu, Sahadat Hossain||Noim Imteaz Neyamul|
|Over Confidence||Mim, Azizul Hakim||F.Q.Petar|
|Prosnobodhok||Tisha||Adnan Al Rajeev||Telefilm|
|Firchi Birotir Por||Tarin||Koishok Shonkor Dash|
|Amare Debona Vulite||Jenny, Samin, Kochi Khondoker||Mahbubul Islam Russel / Tanvir Ahamed|
|Valobashi Tai Valobeshe Jai||Sanjida Priti, Joya Ahsan, Tisha||Shihab Shaheen||Telefilm|
|Tobuo Valobashi||Bindu, Nusrat Momo||Mehedi Khan Jehad|
|Rong Bodle Jay||Tisha||Sharkar Molton|
|Bak Bakum Payra||Ahmed Rubel, Hasan Masood||Shammi Haider Poli||Drama Serial|
|Goodbye America||Shumi, Doli Johur, Joyonto Chottopadhay||Mahbuba Islam Shumi||Telefilm|
|Ki Kotha Tahar Sathe||Sanjida Priti, Sumaiya Shimu||Mahfuz Ahmed|
|Dorja Bondho Janalata Khola||Momo, Hillol||Koushik Shankor Dash|
|Shesher Bikel||Rawnak Hasan, Rumana||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Megh Jure Jhol Chilo||Farah Ruma, Mahfuz Ahmed||Mahfuz Ahmed|
|Lilaboti||Bindu, Tinni, Hillol||Arun Chowdhury||Drama Serial|
|Tourist||Nadia, Humaira Himu||Arun Chowdhury||Drama Serial|
|Valobasa Tomar Jonno||Rumana, Sarika|
|2012||Chondromukh||Ahmed Rubel, Bindu||Idris Ali|
|Akashanil||Bindu,Daina, Nadia||Mehedi Khan Jehad|
|Kuashar Chador||Mahfuz Ahmed, Rawnak Hasan||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Jantrik Valobasha||Bidya Sinha Mim, Jenny||Pallab Bishash|
|Blue||Jenny, Nova, Mahmudul Islam Mithu||Raihan Khan||Telefilm|
|Illusion||Jenny, Heera||Parvez Amin|
|Biborno Valobasha||Bidya Sinha Mim, Inthekhab Dinar||S.M Saheen|
|Close Chapter||Bindu, Mahfuz , Bonna Mirja||Shokal Ahmed||Drama Serial|
|Run||Rumana, Jenny, Apurba, Nisho||M R Mizan|
|Tumi, Ami, She||Orsha, Ishana, Nirob Khan||Mizanur Rahman Aryan|
|Bashbo Valo||Tahsin, Mashiat,||Rashed Raha|
|Obosheshe||Zakia Bari Momo||Tanvir Sani|
|Opekkha||Ohona,Tota Mia||Arif Rahman|
|Joto Shopno Chilo||Momo, Hasan Masood|
|Talk Show||Nowsin, Mosharraf Karim||Mahfuz Ahmed|
|Onno Choke Valobasha||Bidya Sinha Mim|
|Big Budget||Jenny, Shahnaj Khushi||Samiul Haque Sami|
|Sei Toh Elo Fire||Purnima|
|Jhogra||Sarika, Ohona, Shadhin Khosru|
|Banglalink Desh 5.0||2010||Apple Box Films|
|Jui Coconut Oil||2011||Mediacom ltd.|
|Crown Energy Drink||Gazi Shubro (RED dot)|
|Slim Crackers||2013||Mahfuz Ahmed|
Awards and nominations
|2013||Meril Prothom Alo Awards||Best Film Actor||Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini||Nominated|
|Bioscope Borsho-sera||Best Villain||Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini||Won|
|2014||Meril Prothom Alo Awards||Best Film Actor(critics)||Tarkata||Won|
|2015||Meril Prothom Alo Awards||Best Film Actor||Chuye Dile Mon||Won|
- "Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred". Prothom Alo. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
- Ahmed, Adnan (9 November 2013). "Arifin Shuvo An actor who doesn't take himself too seriously". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- Shazu, Shah Alam (25 November 2014). "Arifin Shuvo: A career on the roll". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- Shazu, Shah Alam (15 June 2012). "From TV to celluloid". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Arifin Shuvo back in TVC after a year". Dhaka Tribune. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- Hossain, Rafi (9 November 2013). "Living With The Stars". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Agnee: The Female Protogonist". The Daily Star. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "'Tarkata' to be released nationwide on Friday". The Independent. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- Joti, Mehbub (5 April 2014). "I don't want to be a hero only: Arifin Shuvo". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- "Shuvo, Mahi's 'Warning' will be released after Eid". The Independent. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Arifen Shuvo @ DS Café". The Daily Star. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- "SHUVO on the move". The Daily Star. 2016-05-07. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
- ""Niyoti" off to a solid start". The Daily Star. 2016-06-12. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
- "Niyoti Now Released in Bangladesh". The Daily Star. 2016-08-13. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
- "Shuvo gaining momentum early in 2017". The Daily Star. 2017-02-10. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
- "Premi O Premi". The Daily Star. 2017-02-18. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
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- দর্শক ভোটে "বায়োস্কোপ বর্ষসেরা" ২০১৩ হয়েছেন যারাঃ [Visitors vote "Bioscope of the Year" 2013]. Bioscope Blog (in Bengali).
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