Keramat Moula

Keramat Moula (born November 15, 1942) is a Bangladeshi theater activist and art director. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2014 by the Government of Bangladesh.[1]

Keramat Moula
Born (1942-11-15) November 15, 1942 (age 78)
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materDhaka Art College
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Nazma Begum
Parents
  • Abdul Kader (father)
  • Kaniz Fatema (mother)

BackgroundEdit

Moula was born on November 15, 1942, in Jessore District to Abdul Kader and Kaniz Fatema. He is the sixth of his parents' seven children. He married Nazma Begum.[2] He was the first art director of Bangladesh Television in 1965.[2] His first acting on BTV was in the play, "Ondhokartai Alo" by Natyaguru Nurul Momen.

CareerEdit

Moula was a student of Zainul Abedin and Mustafa Monwar when he was a student at the department of Drawing and Painting of Dhaka Art College (later Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka).[2]

He is a part-time lecturer at the Television, Film and Media Department of Stamford University Bangladesh.[2]

AwardsEdit

  • East Pakistan Education Award in drama (1961)[3]
  • "Best Actor" at the 2nd International Theatre Festival
  • "Best Art Direction" at the 1st National Television Award (1975)
  • "Best Actor" at the Shilpakala Academy Award (1978)
  • Utpal Datta Shammanona (2006)[2]
  • Ekushey Padak (2014)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "15 get Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. February 20, 2014. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e Zahangir Alom (February 21, 2014). "Keramat Moula's lifelong theatrical journey yields recognition". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  3. ^ Kamol, Ershad. "Face to face". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2018-01-11.