Bulbul Ahmed

Bulbul Ahmed (born Tabarruk Ahmed; 4 September 1941 – 15 July 2010)[1][2] was a Bangladeshi actor and director. He won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor award three times for his roles in the films Shimana Periye (1977), Badhu Biday (1978) and Shesh Uttar (1980). Besides, he was the producer of the film Rajlakshmi Srikanta (1987) which won the Best Film award.[3]

Bulbul Ahmed
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Born
Tabarruk Ahmed

(1941-09-04)4 September 1941
Died15 July 2010(2010-07-15) (aged 68)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
OccupationActor, director, producer
Years active1965-2009

Early life and careerEdit

Ahmed's father, Khalil Ahmed, was a government employee and an amateur actor.[2] Ahmed started his acting career through stage drama in 1965.[2] He began acting in television roles in 1968.[2] He first appeared in films in 1973 as a supporting actor in Iye Korey Biye. He directed a total of four films, Rajlakshmi Srikanta (1987), Akarshan, Gorom Hawa and Koto Je Apon. He also produced a film titled Jibon Niye Jua. [4]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Serial dramasEdit

Personal life and deathEdit

Ahmed was married to actress Daisy Ahmed.[5] Together they had three children, Wasif Ahmed Shubho, Tahsin Farzana Tilottoma and Tazrin Farhana Oindrila.[6][1]

Ahmed died on 15 July 2010 in Square Hospital in Dhaka. He was suffering from diabetes and cardiac diseases.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Monzur Zia (2010-07-14). দেবদাসের করুণ প্রস্থান. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Bulbul Ahmed no more". The Daily Star. 2010-07-16. Retrieved 2013-01-10.
  3. ^ জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার প্রাপ্তদের নামের তালিকা (১৯৭৫-২০১২) [List of the winners of National Film Awards (1975-2012)]. Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  4. ^ "বাংলাদেশের সদ্যপ্রয়াত চলচ্চিত্র অভিনেতা বুলবুল আহমেদ স্মরণে". Voice of America. 15 July 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Bulbul Ahmed remembered". The Daily Star. 2014-07-17. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  6. ^ "Tilottoma's tribute to Bulbul Ahmed". The Daily Star. 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2018-08-29.

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