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Mamunur Rashid (born 29 February 1948)[1] is a Bangladeshi actor, director and scriptwriter.[2][3] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2012 and Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1982 by the Government of Bangladesh.[4][5]

Mamunur Rashid
Mamunur Rashid at Rajshahi College
Rashid at Rajshahi College (2017)
Native name
মামুনুর রশিদ
Born (1948-02-29) 29 February 1948 (age 71)
NationalityBangladeshi

Early life and educationEdit

Rashid was born on 29 February 1948 in the village Bhabandatta under Ghatail Upazila in Tangail District.[6] He completed his SSC from Bolla Coronation High School.[7]

CareerEdit

Rashid moved to Dhaka in 1963.[7] Rashid started writing drama plays in the 1960s.[6] He founded Aranyak in 1972.[7] He served as the chief secretary of the troupe.[8] One of the most notable production of his group is Rarang which deals with the life of Santal. its another production is Ebong Biddyasagar.[9]

Rashid performed in television plays “Suprobhat Dhaka”, “Somoy Osomoy”, “Ekhane Nongor” and “Pachar”.[10]

Rashid acted in films Monpura (2009), Mrittika Maya (2013) and Nekabborer Mohaproyan (2014).[11]

Rashid performed in radio plays including Kabor (1972) and Paruler Shangshar (2011).[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shah Alam Shazu (February 29, 2016). "Mamunur Rashid celebrates his 17th birthday today!". The Daily Star. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "MAMUNUR RASHID". The Daily Star. 2014-04-12. Retrieved 2018-01-17.
  3. ^ "Mamunur Rashid @DS Café". The Daily Star. December 16, 2010. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  4. ^ "15 personalities receive Ekushey Padak". bdnews24.com. February 20, 2012. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  5. ^ "পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা" [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Mamunur Rashid honoured in his home district". The Daily Star. 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2018-01-17.
  7. ^ a b c "Looking back with Mamunur Rashid". The Daily Star. 2018-05-26. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  8. ^ "Bangla Theatre celebrates Che's 83rd birth anniversary". The Daily Star. June 15, 2011. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  9. ^ "Curtain Raisers". The Independent. Dhaka. July 25, 2011. Archived from the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2011.
  10. ^ "Mamunur Rashid on Celebrity Footprints @ UAP". The Daily Star. 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2018-01-17.
  11. ^ "Mamunur Rashid and Mili in "Baksho-Bondi"". The Daily Star. 2015-04-22. Retrieved 2018-01-17.
  12. ^ "Mamunur Rashid in radio play after 40 years". The Daily Star. 2011-07-09. Retrieved 2018-01-17.

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