Arifin Shuvoo

Arifin Shuvoo (Bengali: আরিফিন শুভ ) is a Bangladeshi film actor and television personality. He is the recipient of several awards and nominations, including a National Film Award and two Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He made his debut in 2007, appearing in the television series Ha/Na before appearing in his first film Jaago - Dare To Dream in 2010. He made a debut into mainstream cinema with Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini in 2013. For his negative role in the film, he received a nomination for Best Actor at the Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He later went on to star in Bhalobasha Zindabad in 2013 and the romantic action film Agnee in 2014. In 2015, his performance in Chuye Dile Mon earned him his first Meril Prothom Alo Award for Best Actor.[1] He later starred in the film Musafir directed by Ashiqur Rahman in 2016. In 2017, he starred in Dhaka Attack directed by Dipankar Dipon, which received massive response overseas by hitting theatres across US, UK, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, and the Middle East, making it a record breaking blockbuster.

Arifin Shuvoo
আরিফিন শুভ
Arifin Shuvo portrait 2017.jpg
Arifin Shuvoo
Born
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationActor, Television Presenter,RJ, Model
Years active2007– present
Notable work
Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini
Agnee
Taarkata
Chuye Dile Mon
Warning
Musafir
Ostitto
Niyoti
Dhaka Attack
Ahaa Re
Shapludu
Spouse(s)
Arpita Samaddar
(m. 2015)
AwardsMeril Prothom Alo Award for Best Actor

Personal lifeEdit

Arifin got married with Arpita Samaddar who is a fashion designer from India and works for a multinational company in Dhaka.[2]

CareerEdit

2007–2009: TelevisionEdit

Before working in television, Shuvoo worked in television commercials. He made his acting debut in 2007, with appearance in Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's television series Ha/Na in 2007, where he had a recurring role. He also had a recurring role in the show Iz Equal Two in 2008.[3]

He then starred in the television series Serious Ekta Kotha Ache alongside Mosharraf Karim and Sohana Saba. His performance was praised by critics. Another critically praised performance of his was in the show Lilaboti.[4] He continued in television until 2009 before starring in his debut film Jaago - Dare To Dream.[citation needed]

2009–2013: Debut and breakthroughEdit

Shuvo made his film debut in 2010 with Khijir Hayat Khan's sports drama film Jaago - Dare To Dream, starring alongside Ferdous Ahmed and Afsana Ara Bindu. He made his breakthrough by starring in Shafi Uddin's Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini where he played the antagonist. The film was a huge success commercially and his performance was highly praised by critics,[5] earning him a Best Actor nomination at the Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He next starred in Debashish Biswas' Bhalobasha Zindabad alongside Airin Sultana.[6]

2014–present: Critical acclaimEdit

In 2014, Shuvo was first seen in Iftakar Chowdhury's action thriller Agnee, alongside Mahiya Mahi.[7] He next started in MM Kamal Raj's Taarkata,[8] which received mixed to negative reviews from critics and received a mixed reaction from the audience. The film was a commercial failure. His next project, Ashiqur Rahman's Kistimaat, co-starring Achol, where he plays the role of a cop, was a huge success at box office and was critically a success. The film was one of the highest-grossing films of 2014.[9]

In 2015, he starred in Shihab Shaheen's romantic drama film Chuye Dile Mon, alongside Zakia Bari Momo. The film and his performance was highly appreciated by both critics and audience, earning Shuvo his first Meril Prothom Alo award for Best Actor[1][3] He next went on to star in Uddin's Warning alongside Mahiya Mahi.[10] The film was a moderate success commercially.

In 2016, Shuvo starred in Ashiqur Rahman's Musafir.[11] He then starred in Ostitto which released in May 2016.[12] He also starred in the Indo-Bangladeshi joint venture Niyoti, which was produced by Jaaz Multimedia and Eskay Movies.[13][14]

In 2017, Shuvoo began the year with Premi o Premi and Dhat Teri Ki, both being produced by Jaaz Multimedia and co-starring Nusrat Faria Mazhar.[15] Regarding the former, the film and Shuvoo's performance were critically acclaimed.[16] Shuvoo also gave the voiceover for the first animated film of Bangladesh Detective. Later he acted in the film Dhaka Attack which was a huge blockbuster in the box office. The film was directed by "Dipankar Dipan". The film was the highest-grossing Bangladeshi film of 2017 & still, it is the 3rd highest-grossing Bangladeshi film of all time. And it is also the highest-grossing Bangladeshi film worldwide.

In 2018, Shuvoo started the year with Valo Theko produced by 'Tiger Media' co-starring Tanha Tasnia Islam. Though the story of this film was good enough, Shuvoo received negative reviews from the critics for acting in this film. Next, he started his new project Aha re co-starring Rituporna Sengupta which is completely an Indian Bengali film. His most recent work is in Shapludu, a political thriller directed by Golam Sohrab Dodul, where he portrayed the character of Arman. The movie was released on 27 September 2019. He has also signed a Police action-thriller Mission Extreme.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Director Language Release Date Note
2010 Jaago - Dare To Dream Rafi Khijir Hayat Khan Bengali 15 January 2010
2012 Mon Bojhena  Shahadat Hossain Liton Bengali Not Completed
Chaya Chobi  Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz Bengali Unreleased
2013 Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini Shakib Shafi Uddin Shafi Bengali 16 October 2013 Nominated- Meril Prothom Alo Awards(Best Film Actor), Won-Bioscope Borso Shera(Best Villain)
Bhalobasha Zindabad Sourav Debashish Biswas Bengali 8 November2013
2014 Agnee Shishir/Dragon Iftakar Chowdhury Bengali 14 February 2014 Nominated- Meril Prothom Alo Awards(Best Film Actor)
Taarkata Ibrahim Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz Bengali 6 June 2014 Won- Meril Prothom Alo Awards(Best Film Actor-Critics)
Kistimaat Durjoy Ashiqur Rahman Bengali 6 October 2014
2015 Dorodiya  Wazed Ali Sumon Bengali Not Completed
Chuye Dile Mon Abir Shihab Shaheen Bengali 10 April 2015 Won- Meril Prothom Alo Awards(Best Film Actor),16th CJFB Performance Award
Warning Jishan Shafi Uddin Shafi Bengali 1 May 2015
Agnee 2 Shishir/Dragon (Special Appearance) Iftakar Chowdhury Bengali 18 July 2015
2016 Musafir Sunny (SSB Agent) Ashiqur Rahman Bengali 22 April 2016 Nominated- Meril Prothom Alo Awards(Best Film Actor)
Ostitto Imtu Anonno Mamun Bengali 6 May 2016
Niyoti Shuvro Zakir Hossain Raju Bengali 10 June India, 12 August Bangladesh
Aynabaji AC Sazzad (Cameo Appearance) Amitabh Reza Chowdhury Bengali 30 September 2016
2017 Premi O Premi Shimanto Zakir Hossain Raju Bengali 10 February 2017
Dhat Teri Ki Raj Shamim Ahamed Roni Bengali 14 April 2017
Dhaka Attack Abid Dipankar Dipon Bengali 6 October 2017 Nominated- ATN Bangla Performance Award(Best Film Actor)

Won-Meril Prothom Alo Awards(Best Film Actor), Won-National Film Awards(Best Film Actor)

2018 Bhalo Theko Joy Zakir Hossain Raju Bengali 9 February 2018
Ekti Cinemar Golpo Sajib Alamgir (actor) Bengali 13 April 2018
Detective (Animation)  Mohim Chandra voice actor Tapan Ahmed Bengali
2019 Ahaa Re Farhaz Chowdhury/Raja Ranjan Ghosh Bengali 22 February (India) Indian movie
Shapludu Arman Golam Sohrab Dodul Bengali 27 September 2019
2021 Mission Extreme  Nabid Sunny Sanwar and Faisal Ahmed Bengali Delayed due to COVID-19
Jam  Noyeem Imtiaz Neyamul Bengali Filming Produced by Kritanjali Kothachitra
Mrittupuri  Raja Zayed Rizwan Bengali delayed
Mission Extreme 2  TBA Sunny Sanwar and Faisal Ahmed Bengali Announced
Bangabandhu  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Shyam Benegal Bengali Announced
Untitled Iftakar Chowdhury film  TBA Iftakar Chowdhury Bengali
Jedi  TBA Sohanur Rahman Sohan Bengali
Noor  Noor Raihan Rafi Bengali Announced A Shapla Media Production

TelevisionEdit

Year Drama Director Notes
2007 Ha/Na Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
2008 Serious Ekta Kotha Ache Saraf Ahmed Zibon
Chirokumar Shongho Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz
Zero Rajibul Islam Rajib
Waiting Room Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
My Valentine Eshan Haider & Idris Haider
2009 Bullet Khan Mahfuz Ahmed
Chirokumar Shongho Ditiyo Shongskoron Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz
Mohollar Paglami Ranbir Roni & Atiq Rahman
Shasti Salauddin Lavlu
Nayika Nupur Salman Haidar
Rupnogorer Koinna Idris Haider Drama Serial
2010 Boroder Bibaho Shastro Sharmin Akter Mukta
Bishesh Drostobyo Sharmin Akter Mukta
Iz Equal 2 Amitabh Reza Chowdhury
Shesher Kobitar Porer Kobita Mahfuz Ahmed
Opekkha Salauddin Lavlu
Ami Sudhu Meyetike Chithi Dite Cheyechilam Fahmida Irfan
Ek Prem Dui Golpo Alvi Ahmed
So Called Bhalobasha Sadim Hossain
Ache Naki Nai Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz
Bhalobashi Tai Shihab Shaheen Telefilm
Meghla Oviman Chayanika Chowdhury
Bhasha O Bhalobasha
I Luv u, Me 2 Iftakar Chowdhury
Kagojer Ghor Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz
Onek Bristy Jhora Ashraful Rahman
Name Vari Jomidari Idris Haider Drama Serial
Joutho Sur Kaushik Sankar Das
Exhibition Saifur Rubel
2011 Road To Success Alvi Ahmed Telefilm
The Photograph — Ekhono Valobashi Mahbuba Islam Shumi Telefilm
Ami Hoyto Manush Noi Chayanika Chowdhury
Nirbachito Dukho Kosto Chayanika Chowdhury
Will You Marry Me Pantho Sarkar
Neel Ful Chayanika Chowdhury
Obosheshe Natoke Porinoto Shourojoy Choudhury
Vulomone Valobasha Iftakar Chowdhury
Valobashar Onushongo Noyeem Imtiaz Neyamul
Over Confidence F.Q.Petar
Prosnobodhok Adnan Al Rajeev Telefilm
Firchi Birotir Por Kaushik Shankar Das
Amare Debona Vulite Mahbubul Islam Russel / Tanvir Ahamed
Valobashi Tai Valobeshe Jai Shihab Shaheen Telefilm
Tobuo Valobashi Mehedi Khan Jehad
Shash Tonmoy Tansen
Rong Bodle Jay Sarkar Molton
Bak Bakum Payra Shammi Haider Poli Drama Serial
Goodbye America Mahbuba Islam Shumi Telefilm
Onakankhito Chayanika Chowdhury
Ki Kotha Tahar Sathe Mahfuz Ahmed
Dorja Bondho Janalata Khola Kaushik Shankar Das
Shesher Bikel Chayanika Chowdhury
Megh Jure Jhol Chilo Mahfuz Ahmed
Lilaboti Arun Chowdhury Drama Serial
Tourist Arun Chowdhury Drama Serial
Valobasha Tomar Jonno
Ebar Dhora Dao Tariq Muhammad Hasan
2012 Chondromukhi Idris Haider
Akashanil Mehedi Khan Jehad
Kuashar Chador Chayanika Chowdhury
Jantrik Valobasha Pallab Bishash
Blue Raihan Khan Telefilm
Illusion Parvez Amin
Biborno Valobasha S.M Saheen
Close Chapter Shokal Ahmed Drama Serial
Run M R Mizan
Nikesh Kayes Choudhury
Miya Bibi Imran Hossain Imu
Tumi, Ami, She Mizanur Rahman Aryan
Bashbo Valo Rashed Raha
Obosheshe Tanvir Sani
Opekkha Arif Rahman
Joto Shopno Chilo
Talk Show Mahfuz Ahmed
Onno Choke Valobasha
Big Budget Samiul Haque Sami
Nail Cutter
Sei Toh Elo Fire
Jhogra

Web SeriesEdit

Year Title OTT Character Director Notes
2021 Contract ZEE5 BSTRD/Tareq Tanim Noor and Krishnendu Chattopadhyay a ZEE5 web series

Short FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Co-Artist Director Notes
2019 Holly x Molly Molly/Rana Marina Lang Adam Maher

PlaybackEdit

Year Film Song Co-Artist
2014 Agnee Sohena Jatona... Kona

Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Awards Category Film Result
2013 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actor Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini Nominated[17]
Bioscope Borsho-sera Best Villain Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini Won[18]
2014 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actor(critics) Taarkata Won
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actor Agnee Nominated
2015 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actor Chuye Dile Mon Won
16th CJFB Performance Award Best Film Actor Chuye Dile Mon Won
2016 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actor Musafir Nominated
2017 Atn Bangla Performance Award Best Film Actor Dhaka Attack Nominated
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actor Dhaka Attack Won
2018 Bangladesh National Film Awards Best Film Actor Dhaka Attack Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred". Prothom Alo. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.thedailystar.net/across-borders-shuvo-arpita-to-marry-63058
  3. ^ a b Shazu, Shah Alam (25 November 2014). "Arifin Shuvo: A career on the roll". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ Shazu, Shah Alam (15 June 2012). "From TV to celluloid". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Arifin Shuvo back in TVC after a year". Dhaka Tribune. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  6. ^ Hossain, Rafi (9 November 2013). "Living With The Stars". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Agnee: The Female Protogonist". The Daily Star. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  8. ^ "'Tarkata' to be released nationwide on Friday". The Independent. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  9. ^ Joti, Mehbub (5 April 2014). "I don't want to be a hero only: Arifin Shuvo". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Shuvo, Mahi's 'Warning' will be released after Eid". The Independent. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Arifen Shuvo @ DS Café". The Daily Star. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  12. ^ "SHUVO on the move". The Daily Star. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  13. ^ ""Niyoti" off to a solid start". The Daily Star. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Niyoti Now Released in Bangladesh". The Daily Star. 13 August 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  15. ^ "Shuvo gaining momentum early in 2017". The Daily Star. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  16. ^ "Premi O Premi". The Daily Star. 18 February 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  17. ^ মেরিল-প্রথম আলো পুরস্কার ২০১৩, মনোনয়ন পেলেন যঁারা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). p. 24.
  18. ^ দর্শক ভোটে "বায়োস্কোপ বর্ষসেরা" ২০১৩ হয়েছেন যারাঃ [Visitors vote "Bioscope of the Year" 2013]. Bioscope Blog (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 21 August 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2014.

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