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 81)
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materDhaka Art College
OccupationActor

Background edit

Moula was born on November 15, 1942, in Jessore District to Abdul Kader and Kaniz Fatema.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

Career edit

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]

Awards edit

  • 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)

References edit

  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.