Gazi Rakayet is a Bangladeshi actor, director and writer. He is the recipient of various accolades, including 10 Bangladesh National Film Awards (with two for Best Director) for the films Mrittika Maya (2013), Anil Bagchir Ekdin (2015) and Gor (The Grave) (2020).[1][2][3][4]

Gazi Rakayet
গাজী রাকায়েত
Alma materBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Occupation(s)Actor, director, writer
(m. 1995; div. 1996)

Education edit

Rakayet passed his SSC exam from Gandaria High School in 1983 and HSC exam with an outstanding result from Notre Dame College, Dhaka in 1985. Then he earned his BSc degree in civil engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1993.[5]

Career edit

In 1980, when Rakayet was in grade seven, he performed in a stage-play named Halchal.[6] In 1988, he joined a team of stage actors at the Group Theatre Federation.[6] Later he performed at Bailey Road for the first time in Kiron Mritya's Amrit Bish, directed by Syed Mohidul Islam.[6] His first web series is Unoloukik. He acted as Ishtiaque Mirza, a writer in Chorki's web film Munshigiri.

Personal life edit

Rakayet was married to actress Afsana Mimi until 1996.[7]

Filmography edit

References edit

  1. ^ জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কারে ‘মৃত্তিকা মায়া’র জয়জয়কার. (in Bengali). March 10, 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "Record award-winning feat by Bangladeshi film". Zee News. July 5, 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2015.
  3. ^ ""Bapjaner Bioscope" sweeps Nat'l Film Awards '15". The Daily Star. May 20, 2017. Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  4. ^ "Winners of National Film Awards 2020 announced". The Daily Star. 2022-02-15. Retrieved 2022-03-03.
  5. ^ Sadia Khalid (October 5, 2013). "Gazi Rakayet Never Giving Up". The Daily Star. Retrieved December 18, 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Gazi Rakayet". The Daily Star. June 29, 2019. Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  7. ^ ঢালিউডে আলোচিত বিবাহ বিচ্ছেদ [Notable divorces in Dhallywood]. Channel i (in Bengali). June 5, 2016. Retrieved 2019-11-30.

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