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. 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.
|Occupation||Actor, Television Presenter,RJ, Model|
|Years active||2007– present|
|Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini|
Chuye Dile Mon
|Awards||Meril Prothom Alo Award for Best Actor|
Arifin got married with Arpita Samaddar who is a fashion designer from India and works for a multinational company in Dhaka.
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.
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. He continued in television until 2009 before starring in his debut film Jaago - Dare To Dream.
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, earning him a Best Actor nomination at the Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He next starred in Debashish Biswas' Bhalobasha Zindabad alongside Airin Sultana.
2014–present: Critical acclaimEdit
In 2014, Shuvo was first seen in Iftakar Chowdhury's action thriller Agnee, alongside Mahiya Mahi. He next started in MM Kamal Raj's Taarkata, 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.
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 He next went on to star in Uddin's Warning alongside Mahiya Mahi. The film was a moderate success commercially.
In 2016, Shuvo starred in Ashiqur Rahman's Musafir. He then starred in Ostitto which released in May 2016. He also starred in the Indo-Bangladeshi joint venture Niyoti, which was produced by Jaaz Multimedia and Eskay Movies.
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. Regarding the former, the film and Shuvoo's performance were critically acclaimed. 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.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Rong Bodle Jay||Sarkar Molton|
|Bak Bakum Payra||Shammi Haider Poli||Drama Serial|
|Goodbye America||Mahbuba Islam Shumi||Telefilm|
|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|
|Akashanil||Mehedi Khan Jehad|
|Kuashar Chador||Chayanika Chowdhury|
|Jantrik Valobasha||Pallab Bishash|
|Biborno Valobasha||S.M Saheen|
|Close Chapter||Shokal Ahmed||Drama Serial|
|Run||M R Mizan|
|Miya Bibi||Imran Hossain Imu|
|Tumi, Ami, She||Mizanur Rahman Aryan|
|Bashbo Valo||Rashed Raha|
|Joto Shopno Chilo|
|Talk Show||Mahfuz Ahmed|
|Onno Choke Valobasha|
|Big Budget||Samiul Haque Sami|
|Sei Toh Elo Fire|
|2021||Contract||ZEE5||BSTRD/Tareq||Tanim Noor and Krishnendu Chattopadhyay||a ZEE5 web series|
|2019||Holly x Molly||Molly/Rana||Marina Lang||Adam Maher|
Awards and NominationsEdit
|2013||Meril Prothom Alo Awards||Best Film Actor||Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini||Nominated|
|Bioscope Borsho-sera||Best Villain||Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini||Won|
|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|
- "Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred". Prothom Alo. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- Shazu, Shah Alam (25 November 2014). "Arifin Shuvo: A career on the roll". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- Shazu, Shah Alam (15 June 2012). "From TV to celluloid". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Arifin Shuvo back in TVC after a year". Dhaka Tribune. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- Hossain, Rafi (9 November 2013). "Living With The Stars". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Agnee: The Female Protogonist". The Daily Star. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "'Tarkata' to be released nationwide on Friday". The Independent. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- Joti, Mehbub (5 April 2014). "I don't want to be a hero only: Arifin Shuvo". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- "Shuvo, Mahi's 'Warning' will be released after Eid". The Independent. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Arifen Shuvo @ DS Café". The Daily Star. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- "SHUVO on the move". The Daily Star. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- ""Niyoti" off to a solid start". The Daily Star. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- "Niyoti Now Released in Bangladesh". The Daily Star. 13 August 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- "Shuvo gaining momentum early in 2017". The Daily Star. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- "Premi O Premi". The Daily Star. 18 February 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- মেরিল-প্রথম আলো পুরস্কার ২০১৩, মনোনয়ন পেলেন যঁারা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). p. 24.
- 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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