Fazlur Rahman Babu

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Fazlur Rahman Babu
Fazlur Rahman Babu at Pubali.jpg
Babu at Pubali during filming in 2019
Native name
ফজলুর রহমান বাবু
Born
Babu

22 August
Faridpur
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1983–present
EmployerAgrani Bank
Known forActor
Notable work

Fazlur Rahman Babu (born 22 August) is a Bangladeshi actor and singer. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor twice for his roles in the films Shonkhonaad (2004) and Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabe (2016).[1][2][3] He is also be featured in an Indian film.[4][5][6][7]

Early Life[edit]

Babu was born on 22 August at Faridpur district, Bangladesh.[8] Babu completed his school and college life in Farudpur.His father was a service holder, thereby he had to roam one place to another around the country. Babu was interested to acting from childhood. In Farudpur, he joined Boishakhi Natya Gosthi pursuing to build up a career in the media arena. [9][10][11]

Career[edit]

Acting and banking[edit]

Babu started his acting career in 1978 when he joined the theatre group Baishakhi Natya Ghosthi in Faridpur. That same year, Babu acted for first time in a national drama festival. Meanwhile, he joined the Agrani Bank and, in 1983, transferred his banking job to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, where he also joined Mamunur Rashid's Aranyak Natyadal theatre group. Some of his performances in this theatre group include Nankar Pala, Pathar and Moyur Shinghashan.[12][13]

He started his television acting career in the soap opera Mrittu Khuda (1991), produced[clarification needed] by Abu Zafar Siddiqui, on Bangladesh Television (BTV). However, it was his role of Poran Majhi television drama Itikatha (1991), written by Rashid,[14][15] that secured him further roles in dramas such as Shundari and Danab. Babu also acted with Bengali film Daruchini Dip directed by Tauquir Ahmed while Humayun Ahmed was story, dialogue and scriptwriter.[16][17][18]

Babu has become popular for his humorous characters but his early career in stage dramas like Danab and Jay Jayanti was in serious roles.[19][20]

Babu and film maker Borhan Khan.

Babu continued to work for television and theatre simultaneously until 2000 when he stopped theatre work as television took nearly twenty-five days per month. Babu made his theatrical film début with Abdullah al Mamun's Bihanga between 2000 and 2001.[21]

Singer[edit]

Babu emerged as a singer when he performed two songs in the film Monpura. After that he become known to everyone as playback singer.[22]

Babu published his first solo music album Indubala in 2009 which was become popular in whole country. He also sang four songs on the mixed album Monchor in 2008.[23]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Movie Co-artist Role Director Notes
2004 Shankhonad Zahid Hasan, Nazma Anwar, Rebeka Rouf Abu Sayeed [24]
2006 Na Bolona Riaz, Ferdous Ahmed, Hasan Masood, Bobita, Shimla Monir Didarul Alam Badal t is a love triangle story. [25][26]
2007 Aha! [27] Humayun Faridi, Tarik Anam Khan, Sachchu, Shathi Yasmin,

Pragya Labonii, Gazi Rakayet, Khaled Khan

Soleman Enamul Karim Nirjhar Story about a murder.[28]
2007 Daruchini Dip Asaduzzaman Noor, Riaz, Mosharraf Karim, Emon, Bindu, Momo,

Abul Hayat, Munmun, Dolly Johur, Wahida Mollick, Afroza Banu, Mamun

Monir Tauquir Ahmed Written by novelist Humayun Ahmed [29]
2007 Swopnodanay Mahmuduzzaman Babu, Rokeya Prachy, Shamima Islam Tusti, Golam Rasul Babu, Shamoli, Momena Choudhury Siraj Golam Rabbany Biplob Bangladesh's submission to the 80th Academy Awards for the Best Foreign Language Film [30][31]
2009 Monpura Chanchal Chowdhury, Farhana Mili, Mamunur Rashid, Pori's Father Giasuddin Selim Bangladesh National Film Awards winner [32][33]
2016 The Unnamed Shahiduzzaman Selim, Mosharraf Karim, Nipun Akter, Shatabdi Wadud, Abul Hayat Kifayet Uddin Pramanik Tauquir Ahmed Bangladesh National Film Awards winner [34]
2016 Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabe Falguni Rahman Jolly, Shah Riaz, Raisul Islam Asad, Mamunur Rashid Nader Chowdhury Bangladesh National Film Awards 2016[35] [36]
2017 Haldaa Mosharraf Karim, Zahid Hasan, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Dilara Zaman, Shahed Ali, Runa Khan Monu Miya Tauquir Ahmed Based on fishermen of Halda River [37][38][39][40]
2018 Swapnajaal Porimoni, Yash Rohan, Misha Sawdagar, Shahidul Alam Sachchu, Iresh Jaker Aynal Gazi Giasuddin Selim Romantic [41][42][43][44]
2018 Nuru Mia O Tar Beauty Driver Camelia Ranga, Sultan Mahmud Mizanur rahman labu Story of beggar's life [45][46][47]
2019 Fagun Haway Siam Ahmed, Tisha Tauquir Ahmed based on the Novel Bou Kotha Kou by Tito Rahman [48]

Television[edit]

Year Title Co-artist Director Notes
1991 Mrittu Khuda Abu Zafar Siddiqui Novel (Mrityukshuda) by Kazi Nazrul Islam[49]
1991 Itikatha Rashid
Jay Jayanti [19]
Velki Ali Akram Tojor [50]
Spnuj Daoai Sumon Anwar [50]
Bine Sutor Mala Farhana Mili, Hillol, Dilara Zaman, Tasmia Hossain Sumon Anwar [51]
Buri Chad Geche Bujhi Bene Jole Vese Manik Manobik
Pani Naim Imtiaz
Ogni Roth Anisur Rahman MIlon, Badhon, Majnun MIzan, Samsul Alam Bokul Rajibul Islam Rajib [52]
Gorvodharini Prova, Golam Farida Chanda Naresh Vuiya [53]
Bao Kurani Bikram Khan
Ferari Pakhi Richi Solaiman, Anisur Rahman MIlon
Azrael Salauddin Lavlu
Ajob chele Md Zafar Iqbal, Nusrat Imroz Tisha, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Iresh Zaker Golam Sohorab Dudul
Rahman Gayen Khushi, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Sabila Nur Sagar Jahan [54]
Rater Otithi
Bag Hosne Ara Putul, Shoscho, Tusar, Nayem, Titu, Shourob,Kafi, Rafiqul Sayed Masum Reza
Chidhel Chor A Kh M Hasan, Alvi, Shamim Zaman Shamim Zaman
Poshu Daktar Chanchal Chowdhury, Shamim Jaman, Shahnaj Khushi, Simana. Salauddin Lavlu [55]
Chor Tithi Ar Ami Mosharrof Karim, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Nadia, Ataur Rahman, Shamim. Mijanur Rahman Babu
Bhat Ghum Srabonti, Mamunul Haque by Akram Khan Akram Khan
Amader Hatkhola Tarin,  Arfan, Faruk Ahmed. Sagar Jahan [56][57]
Dui Batpar Bonna Mirza, Shamim Zaman Mizanur Rahman Labu
Bela Obelar Golpo Rokeya Prachi, Nova. Ali Ahmed [58]
Photok Tarin, Lutfor Rahman Jorge, Shamima Naznin. Moniruzzaman Lipon
Rajlokkhi Opera Faruq Ahmed, Shimu, Mithu Islam, Minu Rahman, Arfan, Opu, Rumey Anowar Hossain

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