Ferdous Ahmed

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Ferdous Ahmed
Ferdous Ahmed.jpg
Native name ফেরদৌস আহমেদ
Born Titash, Comilla, Bangladesh
Residence Banani, Dhaka
Nationality Bangladeshi
Alma mater University of Dhaka
Occupation Actor, film director, film producer, industrialist
Years active 1997-Present
Notable work Hothat Brishti, Chupi Chupi, Mitti
Spouse(s) Tania Ferdous (m. 2004)
Children
  • Nuzhat Ferdous (son)
  • Namira Ferdous (daughter)

Ferdous Ahmed is a Bangladeshi actor. He acts in both Bangladesh and West Bengal films.[1]

Career[edit]

Ferdous became notable first as a television actor, then as a film actor in the mid 1997s. He has released more than 200 films,[citation needed] both in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India. He debuted in the film Hothat Brishti.[2] It was an India-Bangladesh co-production.

Ferdous is also a part-time model. He owns film production house Nuzhat Films,[3] TV production house CinemaScope and a wing of event planning studio.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Ferdous married Tania on December 9, 2004.[5]

Education[edit]

Ferdous graduated in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of Dhaka.

Modeling[edit]

Ferdous worked as a ramp model in the fashion sector before his arrival in the film industry. He was introduced to ramp modeling by international fashion designer Bibi Rasel and appeared in large-scale fashion show in the first decade of 90s.

Acting life[edit]

Ferdous was introduced in the film industry by famous dance choreographer Amir Hossain Babu. At that period Amir Hossain Babu was planning to direct a movie based upon dancing, the movie named ‘Nach Moyuri nach’. On his quest for actors Babu find out handsome Ferdous. But Babu could not able to start the work of that movie. After the sudden death of the then popular film actor Salman Shah, Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed came in front of the camera for the first time in his place; it was in the movie named ‘Buker vetor agun’ directed by Chotku Ahmed.

Chotku Ahmed changed the script after the death of Salman Shah and provided Ferdous the opportunity to play in the role. Later Ferdous independently performed in the movie ‘Prithibi amare chay na’ directed by Anjon Chowdhury, it was in the year of 1998. In the same year, Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed came under the limelight after releasing the movie ‘Hotath Brishty’ directed by Bashu Chatterjy. ‘Hotath Brishty’ was a joint production of India and Bangladesh. The popularity led him to achieve the National Film Award of that year. From that on he became regular in the film industry of Bangladesh and India.

Ferdous acted in two of the movies of Bashu Chatterjy – ‘Chupi chupi’ (2001) and ‘Tok jhal mishti’ (2002). In 2003, he performed in ‘Chondrokotha’ of famous writer and film maker Humayun Ahmed and ‘Kal shokale’ of Amzad Hossain. In the year after he acted in ‘Bachelor’ of Mostofa Sarwar Faruki and ‘Meher nigar’ – the first film that is made from the writing of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and directed by Moushumi – Guljar. In the next year 2005 Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed again performed in the second movie made from the script of national poet’s literature. The movie named ‘Rakkhushi’ and he acted superbly with senior actress Rojina. In the same year he also acted in the movie ‘Ayna’ directed by popular actress Kobori.

In 2006 Ferdous worked in two movies of Didarul Alam. The first was made from the well read novel of Humayun Ahmed ‘Nondito Noroke’ – the movie was also named ‘Nondito Noroke’ and directed by Belal Ahmed. The second was directed by Didarul Alam and named ‘Na Bolona’. In the second movie Ferdous acted in a special character in the first and last of the movie.

In the next year of 2007 Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed performed in the tremendously commercially successful movie ‘Khairun Shundori’ – the movie was made in rural perspective and directed by A K Sohail.

In 2008 Ferdous performed uniquely in the movie ‘Rupantor’ directed by Abu Saeed. In 2009 acting in the film ‘Gonga jatra’ brought him the second National Film Award. He won the award in best actor category jointly with Chonchol Chowdhury for ‘Monpura’. In that year he also performed in an item song in the movie ‘Ke Ami’ directed by Wakil Ahmed.

In 2010, Ferdous acted in some of the popular films like ‘Golapi ekhon bilete’ by Amzad Hossain, movie made upon sports perspective ‘Jaago’ directed by Khijir Hayat and the movie based upon the libration war of Bangladesh ‘Gurilla’ directed by Nasir Uddin Yusuf.

In 2011, another movie named ‘Kushum Kushum Prem’ directed by Mushfiqur Rahman Guljar was released and he also acted in a special character in the movie named ‘K apon k por’. In the mean time Ferdous also acted in an Indian action movie and participated in the movie ‘Khoka – babu’ in 2012.

Now Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed is producing his own movie; ‘Ek Cup Cha’ is under production now which is directed by Imtiaj Neyamul and the second one is under production named ‘Hotath shedin’ – directed by Bashu Chatterjy. And now Ferdous is under contract for the movies ‘Emonto prem hoy’ directed by Mostafijur Rahman Manik and ‘Juge juge tumi amar e’ by Jakir Hossain Raju.

Filmography[edit]

# Year Film Role Supporting Actors Notes
1 1998 Hothat Brishti Ajith Priyanka Trivedi Debut film and won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor
2 2000 Amader Sansar Durjyoti Narayan Badhon Chandra Chowdhury Sreelekha Mitra
3 2001 Chupi Chupi Priyanka Trivedi
4 2001 Dada Thakur Raja Victor Banerjee
Ranjit Mallick
Laboni Sarkar
5 2001 Mitti Deva Hindi Film
6 2002 Tak Jhal Mishti Ajith Priyanka Trivedi
7 2002 Swapner Feriwala Siddhartha Subrata Dutta
Nilanjana Sharma
8 2003 Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti Srabon Moushumi
9 2003 Chondrokotha
10 2003 Kal Sokale
11 2004 Bechalor
12 2004 Meher Nigar
13 2004 Dadu No. 1 Akash Ranjit Mallick
Rachana Banerjee
14 2005 Rakkhusi
15 2006 Ayna
16 2005 Amar Swapno Tumi Sahed Shakib Khan
Shabnur
17 2006 Nondito Noroke
18 2006 Na Bolona Sojol Riaz
Simla
19 2007 Khairun Sundori Moushumi
20 2008 Rupantor
21 2008 Biyer Lagna Akash Rachana Banerjee
22 2008 Amar Ache Jol Zahid Hasan
Mim
23 2008 Aaynate Rajat Rituparna Sengupta
24 2008 Tui Jodi Aamar Hoiti Re Shawon Shakib KhanMoushumi
Shabnur
25 2009 Gangayatra won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor
26 2010 Jaago - Dare To Dream Shamim Arifin Shuvoo
Bindu
27 2010 Golapi Ekhon Bilatey Mukta Mithun Chakraborty
Moushumi
Shabnur
28 2011 Kusum Kusum Prem Hashem Moushumi
Riaz
won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor
29 2011 Guerrilla (2011 film) Hasan Ahmed Joya Ahsan
30 2011 Fighter A.C.P Bose jeet
Srabanti Chatterjee
31 2012 Final Mission
32 2012 Passport Gargi Raychowdhury
Rajesh Sharma
33 2012 Khokha babu Shankar Das a.k.a. Bhaiji dev
Subhasree Ganguly
34 2013 Encounter Rajesh Sharma
Biswajit Chakraborty
Dheeraj Pandit
Koel Das
35 2013 Porichoi Salim Prosenjit Chatterjee
36 2013 Shubho Bibaho Rajib Riaz
Apu Biswas
Purnima
Amin Khan
37 2015 Ek Cup Cha Moushumi
38 2015 Juge Juge Ami Tomari Shakib Khan
Apu Biswas
39 2016 Badsha The Don Jeet

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""I had no intention of being an actor" -- Ferdous". The Daily Star. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hothat Brishti made me the Ferdous I am". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). Retrieved 11 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ferdous: Dedication and earnestness are prerequisites for making good films". Dhaka Tribun. Retrieved 11 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Breaking Cultural Barriers". Star Weekend Magazine. 6 May 2005. Archived from the original on 28 September 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "অ্যাডিলেডে সপরিবারে ফেরদৌস". Prothom alo. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 

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