Amol Bose

Amal Bose (born Amalendu Bose[2] (Bengali: অমল বোস); 1943 – 23 January 2012) was a Bangladeshi actor who appeared in theater, television and radio performances.[2] He began his career in stage acting in 1963.[3] His first film appearance was in Raja Sannasi (1966).[1]

Amol Bose
Born
Amalendu Biswas[1]

1943
Died(2012-01-23)January 23, 2012 (aged 69)
Other namesAmolendu, Amol Da, Nana
OccupationTheater actor
Film actor
Television actor
Radio actor
Years active1966–2012
Spouse(s)Sati Bose
ChildrenMondira Bose
Parent(s)Ashalata Bose
Binod Behari Bose

Early lifeEdit

Bose was born in 1943 in Boalmari, Faridpur, Bangladesh. He started acting in the early 1960s in stage, film, television and radio. He spent the majority of his career in Dhaka. He was married to Sati Bose. They have a daughter, Mandira Bose.[4][5] He served as a senior officer of Jute Mills Corporation and retired in 1995.

CareerEdit

While a student of class seven, Bose first performed in a school play, which ignited his interest in acting. Later, he joined a professional Jatra troupe, 'Milon Shangha', in Boalmari, Faridpur.

TheaterEdit

Bose began his career in theatre in Dhaka in 1963 as a theatre director and performer.[6] The then Finance Minister of East Pakistan gave him a gold medal for his performance in a play. Plays directed by Bose were popular at home and abroad. Over 25,000 people saw the London productions of Siraj-ud-Daulah and Roopban, both Rangdhonu Natya Goshthi productions directed by Bose.[3]

FilmEdit

Bose's first film role was in Raja Sanyashi in 1966. He has appeared in over 400 movies.[6] He directed the film Keno Emon Hoy in the early 1960s. He appeared in the movies Abichar, Neel Akasher Nichey, Sonali Akash, Mohua, Phulshojja, Rangin Gunai Bibi, Chandra Dwiper Rajkonya, Rajlokkhi Srikanto, Hothat Brishti, Ami Shei Meye, Tomakey Chai, and Mon Maney Na. He won a National Film Awards (Bangladesh) for his work in the movie Aajker Protibad.[1]

TVEdit

Bose acted in a number of TV plays on the Bangladesh Television network starting in 1964. His regular skit "Nana-Nati" in the TV show Ittyadi was popular. He appeared in many TV dramas over his 38-year career.[7]

Notable filmsEdit

  • Raja Sannasi
  • Neel Akasher Neechey
  • Mohua
  • Sonali Akash
  • Chondon Diper Rajkonna
  • Gunai Bibi
  • Rajlokkhi Srikanto
  • Abisar
  • Ajker Protibad
  • Ami Sei Meye
  • Ajante
  • Mon Mane Na
  • Kajer Meye
  • Ami Tomari
  • Tumi Shudhu Tumi
  • shontan Jokhon Sotru
  • Biyer Ful
  • Tomar Jonno Pagol
  • Milon Hobe Kotodine
  • Khepa Basu
  • Mon
  • Bhalobasha Kare Koy
  • Hothath Bristi
  • Shoshurbari Zindabad
  • Mayer Somman
  • Wrong Number
  • Kusum Kusum Prem

AwardsEdit

Bose won the National Film Awards for best co-artist' in the film Ajker Protibad, directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam.[2]

DeathEdit

Bose died of a heart attack at the age of 69 on 23 January 2012 in Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c অমল বোসের পথ বদলে গেল চির প্রস্থানের দিকে Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 24 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b c এক নজরে অমল বোস The Jaijaidin (in Bengali). 24 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b অভিনেতা অমল বোস আর নেই bdnews24.com (in Bengali). 24 January 2012. Archived from the original Archived January 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine on 26 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Amol Bose no more" Daily Sun. 24 January 1012. Archived from the original Archived February 19, 2014, at the Wayback Machine on 19 February 2014.
  5. ^ দৈনিক প্রথম আলো, ঢাকা, মুদ্রিত সংস্করণ, 26 January 2012. p. 19.
  6. ^ a b c "Actor Amol Bose dies". Dhaka Mirror. 24 January 2012.
  7. ^ দৈনিক যুগান্তর, আনন্দনগর, মুদ্রিত সংস্করণ, 24 January 2012. p. 13.

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