Marzuk Russell (born 15 August 1973) is a Bangladeshi poet, model, and actor. He made his television debut by TV play Ayna Mohol was directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.[1] He got mainstream acclaim after the self-titled role in the film Bachelor in 2004.[2] Since then he acted in many television drama and worked for numerous television commercials. Marzuk also appeared on several music videos, such as Ghuri Tumi Kar Akashe Oro (2012),[3] Smrity Katha (2017)[4] etc.

Marzuk Russell
মারজুক রাসেল
Born (1973-08-15) August 15, 1973 (age 50) [1]
NationalityBangladeshi
Occupations
Years active1993-2022

Early life edit

Marzuk Russell was born on August 15, 1973, in his mother's village at Gopalganj District, Bangladesh.[5] He grew up in Daulatpur, Khulna. His father worked at a jute mill in Gopalganj. He attended Govt. Krishnamohan Primary School; after elementary school, his father decided to enroll him in a madrasa. At the madrasa, he was suffering from class discrimination.[citation needed]

In 1993, he moved to Dhaka.[6]

Acting edit

In the early 2000s, Marzuk started acting through video-fiction Aynamohol directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.[7] He continues to collaborate with Farooki till date.

Literature edit

Marzuk started writing poems while studying in the eighth class of Madrasa. His first poem was published in "Janabarta,” a local magazine from Khulna. He then gradually started freelance-writing in different newspapers and magazines. His first published poetry was Shanting Chara Songjog Nishidhwa. He then wrote three poetry respectively, Chander Budir Boyosh Jokhon Sholo (2003), Bainji Bari Road, and Chotto Kothay Tennis Ball. "Alternative" is one of the most popular poetry of his creation.

Bibliography edit

Title Bengali Title Year Publisher Notes
Shanting Chara Songjog Nishidhwa শান্টিং ছাড়া সংযোগ নিষিদ্ধ 2000
Chader Burir Boyosh Jokhon Solo চাঁদের বুড়ির বয়স যখন ষোলো 2003 Hawlader Prokashoni [8]
Baiji Bari Road বাঈজি বাড়ি রোড Ananya
Chotto Kothay Tennis Ball ছোট্ট কোথায় টেনিস বল 2005 Anyaprokash ISBN 9848683356[9]
Dehobontonbishoyok Dipokkhio Chukti Sakkhor দেহবণ্টনবিষয়ক দ্বিপক্ষীয় চুক্তি স্বাক্ষর 2020 52 ISBN 9789849482420
Hawa Dekhi, Batash Khai হাওয়া দেখি, বাতাস খাই 2022 Upkotha Prokashon

Filmography edit

Title srk Year Role Notes
Bachelor 2004 Marzuk First Feature Film appearance[1]
Made in Bangladesh 2007 Sadekur Rahman [1]
Shapludu 2019 Kibria
Ratrir Jatri 2019 Cousin
boro vai 2001 boro vai

As lyricist edit

Guru James: Hauzi, Rakhe Allah Mareke (Marzuk Russel O Sumon), De Dour, Potro Dio (Marzuk Russel O Loknath), Kotha Noy Mukhemukhe (Mesher Mondol, Loknath, Marzuk Russel), Epitaph (Je Din Bondhu) (Marzuk Russel, Mesher Mondol O Loknath), Mirabai (Marzuk Russel O Mesher Mondol), Pakhi Ure Ja (Marzuk Russel O Loknath), Ha-du-du (Mesher Mondol, Loknath O Marzuk Russel), Sharabe Sharab (Marzuk Russel, Loknath O Mesher Mondol), Jaat Jay (Mesher Mondol, Loknath O Marzuk Russel), Sadakalo, Dukkho Urai, Ter Nodi Satsamuddur, Shuru Holo Valobasha, Chawa Pawa, Prem Jamunar Kole,

Aurangzeb Babu: Phul Tokka, Chondro Mollika, Sokhi Tumi Kar, Dhun Hoy Ferar Shomoy, Pakha Gajabe, Porajito Soinik, Tumi Eshechile, Bodhua, Hasle Tumi, Shondhya, Aro Kichu, Manush Chena Day, Valo Thakar Upay Nei

Hasan Masud: Ekti Porir Golpo, Ki Karone, Kon Ke Keno, Phul Bonamali, Beshe Jawar Gan, Porinoti, Ultorothe, She, Ajkal Tomake,

Ayub Bachchu: Bonolota Sen, La-La-Na, Mone Ache Naki Nai, Phisphashphis, Cleopatra, Bishesh Dine Bishesh Tumi, Bhabsutra, Ishaan Koner Bayu, Tomar Chokhe Dekhle Bondhu, Ami To Preme Porini

Asif Akbar: Songe Nio, Sharaboshor Ashar-Srabon, Pagla Ghora, Khun, Nari, Jolkanna, Mil, Iti, Foo, Baundule, Bokbok Togbog, Machh O Boroshi, Sadarghater Pan, Ebarer Chhuti, Jhuki Nile Shuki, Mukhostho Koro, Lamppost, Sobar Bangladesh, Nichutan

Partho Borua: Separation, To-let

Hasan (Ark): Jaye Hariye Jaye

Habib Wahid: Dwidha

Nancy: Dolna, Dwidha,

Arfin Rumi: Dolna, Hijibiji

Pantha Kanai: Golla, Dam, Ekdin, Ahladi, Red Signal, Karo Somoy

Tishma: Dotana Tintana, Chander Meye Josna Ami, Brishti Tomar Paye Pori

Bappa Mazumder: Bangladesher Grishsho

Kumar Bishwajit: Ichchhe Korei Hari

Nasir: Diner Belay Rashta Bondho

Sanbhim: Purte Chaile

Leemon: Ami Kaar?

Niger sumi: Omon Polare

Momtaz: Ami Tomar Director

Television edit

Title Year Character Director Note
Aynamohol 2000 -Marzuk Mostofa Sarwar Farooki video-fiction[1]
Choruivati 2002 Marzuk Mostofa Sarwar Farooki tele-film
Khosru+Moyna 2004 Khosru Mostofa Sarwar Farooki tele-film
Kanamachhi - - Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Swarborner Chokhe - Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Ekannoborty First TV serial[1]
Palabi Kothay web series
Meow - Kochi Khandokar
420 2007-2008 - Mostofa Sarwar Farooki TV series
69 2007-2008 - Mostofa Sarwar Farooki TV series
Jibon Theke Neowa 2007 Ishtiak Ahmed Rumel
Sorry Ishtiak Ahmed Rumel
Foo 2009 Iftekhar Ahmed Fahmi TV natok
Kobi - - Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Murubbi - -
Osthir Premik - -
Capten - -
House Full 2008-2009 Sujon Redoan Rony, Iftekhar Ahmed Fahmi Comedy-drama series
Bishaash 2010 Wrestler 1 & 2
Relation 2013 Pallab Biswas [1]
Average Aslam 2015 Sagor Jahan
BCS Bangla First and Second Paper 2014
Mr Tension 2018
Fatman Fantastic 2018 Sagor Jahan
Chati Roise 2018 Chati Roise Zubier Anan
Bachelor Point 2018 Pasha Kajal Arefin Ome Comedy, Drama
Lamp Post 2018 Sagor Jahan
The Director 2019 web film
Mar Guriye 2019 Big brother Preity Datta drama series, Deepto TV[10]
Girlfriend Er Khoje? 2020 S R Mazumder
Stadium 2020 Danny Uncle Kajal Arefin Ome web natok
Mask 2020 Kajal Arefin Ome
Hawai Mithai 2020 Noyeem Imtiaz Neyamul Drama Series, NTV [11]
Amar Oporadh Ki? 2020 Mabrur Rashid Bannah
Shefalir Premikera 2021 Sagor Jahan
Thanda 2021 Sobuj Kajal Arefin Ome web film
House No.96 2021 Mahmudur Rahman Hime Drama Series, NTV [12]
Ilish Mach 2021 Boro Vai Maidul Rakib VisualScene ENTERTAINMENT
Online Offline 2021-2022 Sagor Jahan
Girls Squad 2021 Khaled Sajeeb & Sanjoy Somadder TV series with Samonty Shoumi, Sharna Lata, Samira Khan Mahi, Jarin Tasnim Antara, Rukaiya Jahan Chamak, Nabila Binta Islam, Chashi Alam
Sobhan Shaheber Flat 2021 Mehedi Hasan Hridoy
Atonko 2021 Maidul Rakib
Jobai 2021 Maidul Rakib
Female 2021 Kajal Arefin Ome
Tikka 2022 Sagor Jahan
Bhai Bhai 2022 Sagor Jahan
Ural Dibo Akashe 2022 Togor Sagor Jahan
Icche 2022 Nazmul Hassan
House Cleaner 2022 Smak Azad
Apnar Bibek Ki Bole? 2022 Jakiul Islam Ripon
Surprise 2022 Jakiul Islam Ripon
Tandoori Chicken 2022 Mehedi Rony
Doi 2022 Kajal Arefin Ome
Female 2 2022 Kajal Arefin Ome
Moti Pagla 2023 Tuhin Hossain
Premrog Niramoy Kendro 2023 Maruf Mithu
Thaba Party 2023 Jakiul Islam Ripon
DJ Buar Boyfriendra 2023 Julfikar Islam Shishir
Ural Debo Akashe 2023 Sagor Jahan
Bokkor 2023 Sagor Jahan
Bhai Bhai 2 2023 Sagor Jahan
Tikka Returns 2023 Sagor Jahan
Kethay Koiche Hobe Na Je? 2023 Sagor Jahan
Surela Sultan 2023 Sagor Jahan
Bokkor 2 2023 Sagor Jahan
Team West Indies 2023 Maidul Rakib
Living Legend 2023 Maidul Rakib
Char Chakkor 2023 Nazrul Islam Raju
Hulosthul 2023 Sagor Jahan
Bhalobashar Oli Goli 2023 Sagor Jahan
Ghori 2023 Ishtiak Ahmed Rumel
Female 3 2023 Kajal Arefin Ome
Kipta Family 2023 Maidul Rakib
Love Road 2024 B. U. Shuvo TV series with Zaher Alvi and Samonty Shoumi
Bhai Bhai 3 2024 Sagor Jahan
Sompotti 2024 Maidul Rakib
Ajaira Kota 2024 Maidul Rakib
School Boys 2024 Zubair Ibn Bakar
Ekti Premer Upakkhan 2024 Tareq Reza Rahman Sarker
Abar Dawat: Hakulla 2 2024 Ishtiak Ahmed Rumel
Backup Dancer 2024 Maidul Rakib
C Company 2024 Anisur Rahman Razib
Ekhane Size Kora Hoy 2024 Jakiul Islam Ripon
Tikka Revenge 2024 Sagor Jahan
Female 4 2024 Kajal Arefin Ome

Web series edit

Year Title OTT Character Director Notes
2017 Palabi Kothay AK Porag and Vaskar Dey Jony
2020 Sub - Sublet Sakib Rayhan
Bodmaish Polapain Maqbool Sir Mabrur Rashid Bannah
2023 Hotel Relax Kajal Arefin Ome

Discography edit

Title Album Year Singer

Lais Fita Lais
De Dour
Bioscoper Khela
Rakhe Allah Mare Ke
Housey

Lais Fita Lais 1998 James

Jat Jay
Kotha
Sharabe Sharab
Pakhi Ure Ja
Potro Dio
Mira Bai

Thik Achhe Bondhu 1999 James

Tero Nodi Sat Somuddur

Brihaspati - James
Sobar Bangladesh Hridoye Roktokhoron - Asif Akbar
Tumi Hariye Jawar Somoy Amay Songe Nio Pashani 2003 Asif Akbar
Nari Fish Fash Fish - Asif Akbar

Ekti Porir Golpo
Ki Karone
Kon Kee Keno
Phool Bonomali
Vese Jaoar Gaan
Porinoti
Ulto Rothe
She
Shishutosh
Aajkal Tomake

Hridoughotito 2007 Hasan Masood
Ful Tokka Shokhi Tumi Kaar 2016 Marjuk Rasel
  • Ha Do Do performed by James
  • Vashbo Je Jole (Prem Jomunar Kule) performed by James
  • Lolona performed by Ayub Bachchu
  • Tomar Cokhe Dekhle performed by Ayub Bachchu
  • Baundule performed by Asif Akbar (2016)
  • Mil performed by Asif Akbar
  • Myth performed by Asif Akbar
  • Jolkonna performed by Asif Akbar
  • Foo (2018) performed by Asif Akbar
  • Purte Chaile
  • Bhab Sutra (2019) performed by Ayub Bachchu[13]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Marzuk Russell-Shokh in TV play for first play". Business News 24. 23 June 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  2. ^ Sheikh Arif Bulbon (25 December 2014). "Sonia-Marzuk Russell New pair in film industry" (print). The New Nation. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  3. ^ গানের চিত্রায়ণে মারজুক রাসেল [Marzuk Russell in the filming of the song]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 12 June 2011. Archived from the original on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  4. ^ দশ বছর পর মিউজিক ভিডিওতে মারজুক রাসেল [Ten years later, Marzuk Russell in the music video]. Jago News 24 (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  5. ^ Russell, Marzuk (12 May 2015). "Poet, Songwriter & Actor Marzuk Russell says…". New Age (Interview). Interviewed by Islam Sadequle. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  6. ^ Abdullah Nuh. মারজুক রাসেল একজন সৃষ্টিশীল মানুষ [Marzuk Russell is a Creative Man] (in Bengali). Shaptahik. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  7. ^ Ghias, Durdana (13 May 2004). "Marzuk Russell & Mostofa Sarwar Farooki talks about the movie". Rising Stars (Interview). Interviewed by Durdana Ghias. The Daily Star. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Chader Burir Boyosh Jokhon Solo". Rokomari. Rokomari.com. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Chotto Kothay Tenisbol". e-anyaprokash. Anyaprokash. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  10. ^ Entertainment Correspondent (31 May 2019). "Marzuk Russell in love with brothers 'Girlfriend'!". daily-bangladesh.com. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  11. ^ এনটিভিতে নতুন ধারাবাহিক ‘হাওয়াই মিঠাই’. NTV (in Bengali). December 2, 2020.
  12. ^ "bn:প্রথম পর্বেই সাড়া ফেলেছে 'হাউস নং ৯৬'". NTV (in Bengali). February 5, 2021.
  13. ^ "Ayub Bachchu's new song released on his birthday". Dhaka Tribune. 17 August 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2020.

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