Humayun Faridi

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Humayun Faridi
Native name হুমায়ুন ফরীদি
Born (1952-05-29)29 May 1952
Narinda, Dhaka, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
Died 13 February 2012(2012-02-13) (aged 59)
Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Education Economics
Alma mater Jahangirnagar University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1952 – 2012
Spouse(s)
Children Shararat Islam Devyani
Parents
  • ATM Nurul Islam (father)
  • Begum Farida Islam (mother)

Humayun Faridi (29 May 1952 – 13 February 2012) was a Bangladeshi actor and drama organiser.[2] He worked in television dramas, movies and theatre plays. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor for his lead role in film Matritto (2004).[2]

Early life[edit]

Faridi was born in Narinda, Dhaka on 29 May 1952 to ATM Nurul Islam and Begum Farida Islam. In 1968, he passed the SSC exam from Islamia Government High School and in 1970 he passed the HSC from Chandpur Government College.[2] In the same year, he entered the University of Dhaka to study organic chemistry. However, due to the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, it became impossible to continue his studies and he subsequently took part as a freedom fighter in the war. Later he was admitted to Jahangirnagar University to study Economics and during his time there he was a close associate of Selim Al-Deen.[3]

Career[edit]

Faridi was one of the principal organizers of the 1976 Drama Festival of Jahangirnagar University. He joined as a member of the Dhaka Theatre. He debuted his theater acting career in the Shakuntala rendition by Selim Al-Deen, playing the character, Tokkhok. He debuted in the television dramas through his performance in Nil Nakshar Shandaney in 1982.[4] He went on to act in Bhangorer Shobdo Shuni, Songsaptak (1987–88), Pathar Shomoy (1989), Dui Bhai (1990), Shiter Pakhi (1991), Kothao Keu Nei (1992–93), Shomudre Gangchil (1993), Kachher Manush, and Doll's House (2007–08).[5]

Personal life[edit]

In the 1980s, Faridi married Nazmun Ara Begum Minu. They had one daughter – Shararat Islam Devyani. The couple got divorced after four years. He then married the actress Suborna Mustafa. This marriage also ended in 2008.[5]

Faridi died on 13 February 2012 at his residence.[2] He was suffering from chronic lungs disease.

Works[edit]

Television dramas[edit]

  • Nil Nakshar Shandhany (1982)
  • Durbin die dekhun (1982)
  • Bhangoner shabdha suni (1983)
  • Bakulpur koto Dur (1985)
  • Dubhuboner Dui Bashinda
  • Ekti Laal shari
  • Mohuar Mon (1986)
  • Sat Ashmaner Shiri (1986)
  • Ekdin Hothat (1986)[4]
  • Chanmiar negative positive (1986)
  • Ojattra (1987)
  • Songsaptak (1987–88)
  • Pathar Shomoy (1989)
  • Dui bhai (1990)
  • Shiter Pakhi (1991)
  • Kothao Keu Nei (1990)
  • Shomudre Gangchil (1993)
  • Tini Akjon (2005)
  • Pret (2005)
  • Chandragrasto (2006)
  • Kachher Manush (2006)
  • Mohona (2006)
  • Vober Hat (2007)
  • J jibon hoyni japon(2007)
  • Srinkhal (2010)
  • Prioy Jon Nibash (2011)
  • Arman vai The Gentle Man (2011)
  • Rater Otithi

Films[edit]

  • Stree Hotta
  • Hulia
  • Dohon
  • Shontrash
  • Bachelor
  • JoyJatra
  • Shamolchaya
  • Ekattorer Jishu
  • Mayer Odhikar
  • Bishaw Premik
  • Odhikar Chai
  • Teg
  • Mayer Morjada
  • Aha!
  • Return Ticket
  • Praner Cheye Priyo
  • Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti
  • Duratta
  • Ghatok
  • Takar Ohonkar
  • Utthan-Poton
  • Sottru Voyonkor
  • Palabi Kothai
  • Ajker Hitler ?
  • Meherjaan (2011)
  • Soitan Manush
  • Atto-Ohongkar
  • Shukher Sorgoh
  • Nil Sagorer Tire
  • Shashon
  • Sotru Voyonkor
  • Lat Shaheb
  • Kuli
  • Alo Amar Alo
  • Onek Diner Asha
  • Hingsha
  • A Desh Kar
  • Sneho
  • Bir Soinik
  • Mittar Mrityu
  • Nor Pishach
  • Bhalobashi Tomake
  • Tumi Shudu Tumi
  • Anondo Asru
  • Shukher Sorgoh
  • Churmar
  • Prem Mane Na Badha
  • Nistur
  • Taka
  • Bager Taba
  • Premer Jala
  • Eri Nam Bhalobasha
  • Palabi Kuthai
  • Kalo Choshma
  • Paharadar

Theatrical plays[edit]

  • Montasir Fantasy
  • Kirtonkhola
  • Keramot Mongol
  • Durto wee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 in the Rear-view Mirror". The Daily Star. 30 December 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Md Saiful Islam. "Faridi, Humayun". Banglapedia. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Hasan Santanu (13 February 2012). "হুমায়ুন ফরীদি আর নেই". AmaderDesh Online. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Rumpa Syeda Farzana Zaman (May 30, 2017). "Remembering Humayun Faridi". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved June 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "The Legacy of Humayun Faridee". The Daily Star. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 

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