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Gulshan Ara Akter Champa[1] (born 5 January)[2] is a Bangladeshi film and television actress.[3][4] She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress three times for the films Padma Nadir Majhi (1993), Anya Jibon (1995) and Uttarer Khep (2000), and the Best Supporting Actress award for Shasti (2005) and Chandragrohon (2008).[1] As of January 2019, she has acted over 200 films.[5]

Champa
Champa Cox's Bazar in 2014.jpg
Champa (2014)
Native name
গুলশান আরা আখতার চম্পা
Born
Gulshan Ara Akter Champa

5 January
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationActress, model
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)Shohidul Islam Khan (1982–present)
Relatives
AwardsNational Film Awards

Early lifeEdit

Champa's mother died when she was 10.[6] Champa is the younger sister of actresses Bobita and Shuchanda.[7]

CareerEdit

TelevisionEdit

Champa started her career in 1981 with the BTV drama Dub Satar, directed by Abdullah Al Mamun.[8][5] She soon received offers for other dramatic roles, and appeared in Sahabjadir Kalo Nekab, Akash Bariye Dao, Khola Daroja, Ekti Joddo Anno Ekti Meye, Apoya, Ekhane Nongor, and others.[9]

FilmEdit

Champa debuted acting in films by Tin Kanya (1986), directed by Shibli Sadik. This film was produced by her sister Shuchanda, and all three sisters - Shucanda, Babita, and Champa, performed in the film. Champa played the role of a police inspector.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

 
Riaz, Shuchanda, Bobita, Tina and Champa at Cox's Bazar in 2014

Champa married businessman Shahidul Islam Khan in 1982. Together they have a daughter, Esha.[10]

WorksEdit

FilmographyEdit

Television appearancesEdit

Single appearances
  • Buro Shaliker Ghare Row (2010)[12]
  • Sedin Tarabanu Aj Tarabanu (2013)[13]
Serials
  • Bazpakhi (2003)
  • Second Innings (2013)[14]
Telefilms

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "PM to distribute film awards today". The Daily Star. 2003-09-10. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  2. ^ "হরতাল নির্বাচনে চম্পার জন্মদিন!". Banglanews24.com. 2014-01-04. Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  3. ^ রিপোর্ট ◊ বিনোদন (2013-09-19). "দিন বদলের অনলাইন দৈনিক". News Bisher Bashi. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  4. ^ "Champa busy with small screen". Newagebd.com. 2013-07-16. Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Like a Graceful Chapter". The Daily Star. 2019-01-12. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  6. ^ "Champa: Wary and weary of cultural apism". The Daily Star. 2000-01-14. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  7. ^ "তিন বোনের ঈদ - প্রথম আলো". Archive.prothom-alo.com. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  8. ^ Harun ur Rashid (2005-01-28). "Films were clearly in her destiny : In conversation with Champa". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  9. ^ "এখনো জনপ্রিয় চম্পা..." Karatoa.com.bd. Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  10. ^ "Champa New real life role". The Daily Star. 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  11. ^ "পাঁচ জানুয়ারির জন্মদিনে কি করবেন অভিনেত্রী চম্পা?". Protimuhurto.com. 2014-01-04. Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  12. ^ "Amardesh Online Edition". Archive.is. 2009-11-17. Archived from the original on 2010-10-17. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  13. ^ "Champa as Tarabanu in Liberation War based play". Dhaka Tribune. 2013-12-05. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  14. ^ "জনপ্রিয় নায়িকা চম্পার মেয়ের চরিত্রে অভিনয় করছেন পরী". The Sonar Bangla Times. 2013-04-29. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  15. ^ "চিত্র নায়িকা চম্পা'র এক্সক্লুসিভ ইন্টারভিউ". Today Bangladesh. 2013-08-22. Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  16. ^ Hafez Ahmed (2013-07-17). "Culturetainment | Champa-Swagata pair in telefilm". daily sun. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  17. ^ "বিশ বছর পর চম্পা স্বাগতা". Jugantor.com. 2013-07-16. Archived from the original on 2014-02-04. Retrieved 2014-02-26.

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