Amjad Hossain

Amjad Hossain (14 August 1942 – 14 December 2018) was a Bangladeshi film director, actor, scriptwriter and lyricist.[1] He won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Director twice, for the films Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978) and Bhat De (1984).[2] He also won Bangla Academy Literary Award in 2004 and Ekushey Padak in 1992.[3][4]

Amjad Hossain
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Born(1942-08-14)14 August 1942
Died14 December 2018(2018-12-14) (aged 76)
Bangkok, Thailand
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationFilm director, actor, scriptwriter, lyricist
Awardsfull list

CareerEdit

Hossain was born in Jamalpur on 14 August 1942.[5]

Hossain debuted his acting career in the film Tomar Amar (1961).[1] He made his directorial debut as an assistant in the film Agun Niye Khela (1967).[1]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Notes
1967 Agun Niye Khela
1967 Julekha
1968 Balyo Bandhu
1970 Pitaputra
1970 Jibon Theke Neya
1973 Abar Tora Manush Ho Bachsas Award for Best Story
1976 Noyonmoni Bachsas Award for Best Dialogue
1978 Golapi Ekhon Traine Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Film
Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Dialogue
Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Script
Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Director
Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Music Director
Bachsas Award for Best Dialogue
1979 Sundori Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Lyrics
1980 Koshai
1982 Dui Poisar Alta [6]
1982 Jonmo Theke Jolchi Bachsas Award for Best Lyrics
1984 Bhat De Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Director
Bachsas Award for Best Dialogue
1984 Sokhinar Juddha
1988 Hiramoti Bachsas Award for Best Director
1994 Golapi Ekhon Dhakay [6]
1995 Adorer Sontan
2002 Sundori Bodhu
2003 Praner Manush
2005 Kal Sokale
2010 Golapi Ekhon Bilatey [6]
2017 Premi O Premi First film with Arifin Shuvoo, Nusraat Faria, Director: Zakir Hossain Raju
2018 Bhalo Theko Last film,
Director: Zakir Hossain Raju

Personal lifeEdit

Hossain had two sons - Sajjad Hossain Dodul and Sohel Arman.[7] Sohel was married to actress Tareen Jahan.[8]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Our Talents". The Daily Star. 5 November 2004. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. ^ জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার প্রাপ্তদের নামের তালিকা (১৯৭৫-২০১২) [List of the winners of National Film Awards (1975-2012)]. Government of Bangladesh (in Bengali). Bangladesh Film Development Corporation. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  3. ^ পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  4. ^ একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Film director Amjad Hossain laid in Jamalpur". The Daily Star. BSS. 23 December 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "Amjad Hossain passes away". New Age. 15 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Film director Amjad Hossain dies at 76". bdnews24.com. 2018-12-14. Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  8. ^ ঢালিউডে আলোচিত বিবাহ বিচ্ছেদ [Notable divorces in Dhallywood]. Channel i (in Bengali). 2016-06-05. Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  9. ^ "Syed Shamsul Huq and Amjad Hossain honoured". The Daily Star. 27 October 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  10. ^ "Asad Chowdhury, Amjad Hossain and Anwara Syed Haque receive Uro Shishu Shahitya Puroshkar '08". The Daily Star. 3 April 2008. Retrieved 26 January 2016.

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