Arifa Pervin Zaman (born 3 November 1972),[3] known by her stage name Moushumi, is a leading Bangladeshi film actress and director. She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress three times for her roles in Meghla Akash (2001), Devdas (2013) and Taarkata (2014).[4] She has acted in over 150 films and made her directorial debut with Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti (2003).[5][6]

Moushumi
মৌসুমী
Born
Arifa Pervin Zaman[1]

3 November 1972 (1972-11-03) (age 51)
Occupation(s)Actress, model, director
Years active1992–present
Notable workMeghla Akash, Devdas
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
SpouseOmar Sani
Children2
RelativesErin Zaman (sister), Sadika Parvin Popy (cousin)[2]

Career edit

Moushumi won the Anonda Bichittra Photo Beauty Contest in 1990, which led to appearances in television commercials.[7] She made her acting debut in 1993 with the movie Keyamat Theke Keyamat, a remake of a Bollywood film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak directed by Sohanur Rahman Sohan'.[8] The film achieved significant commercial success in Bangladesh and shot Moushumi and her co-star Salman Shah to stardom.[9][10] In the following two years she co-starred with Shah in three more feature films Ontare Ontare, Denmohor and Sneho.[11]

In 1997, Moushumi started a production house Kopotakhsma Cholochitra.[12]

She founded Moushumi Welfare Foundation for women and children welfare[13][14] and was named a UNICEF goodwill ambassador in 2013.[15][16][17]

Personal life edit

In 1996, Moushumi took a break for six months from acting and announced her engagement to actor Omar Sani. The couple have two children.[18][19] Moushumi has a younger sister, Erin Zaman.[20][21]

Filmography edit

Actress edit

Year Title Role Director Co-artist Notes & Source
1993 Keyamat Theke Keyamat Reshmi Sohanur Rahman Sohan Salman Shah debut film[22]
Moushumi Moushumi Nazmul Huda Mintu
1994 Dola Omar Sani
Bidrohi Bodhu Bapparaj
Ontare Ontare Jhinuk Shibli Sadik Salman Shah
Prothom Prem Omar Sani
Atmo Ohongkar Omar Sani
Sneho Tithi Gazi Mazharul Anwar Salman Shah
1995 Denmohor Rukhsana Chowdhury Salman Shah
Khuda Gazi Mazharul Anwar
Vangchur Siddiq Jamal Nantu Rubel, Ilias Kanchan
Muktir Songram Uttam Akash Omar Sani
Songsharer Sukh Dukkho Monwar Khokon Omar Sani
Bishwo Premik Shikha Shahidul Islam Khokon Rubel
Adorer Sontan Amzad Hossain Ilias Kanchan
Shesh Rokkha Shawkat Jamil
Priyo Tumi Hafiz Uddin Omar Sani
Lojja Azizur Rahman Omar Sani
Goriber Rani Monwar Khokon Omar Sani
Atmo Tyag Ilias Kanchan, Amit Hasan
Harano Prem Omar Sani, Bapparaj
Shesh Khela Omar Sani
Baper Taka Omar Sani
1996 Rakkhosh Shahidul Islam Khokon Rubel
Swajan Rubel, Ilias Kanchan
Sukher Swargo Omar Sani
Soitan Mansuh Omar Sani, Amin Khan
1997 Shanti Chai Sohanur Rahman Sohan Rubel, Amit Hasan, Kabita
Judge Shaheb Shamsuddin Togor Omar Sani
Ruposhi Rajkonna M. M. Sarkar Omar Sani
Golaguli Siddiq Jamal Nantu
Mithya Ohongkar Motaleb Hossain Omar Sani
Rongin Rangbazz Uttam Akash Omar Sani
20 Bochor Por Delwar Jahan Jhantu Bapparaj
Laat Shaheber Meye Ispahani Arif Jahan Omar Sani
Sneher Badhon Motin Rahman Omar Sani
Kal Naginir Prem Sirajul Mizan Omar Sani
Kotha Dao Azizur Rahman Omar Sani
Ondho Bhalobasha Montazur Rahman Akbar Ilias Kanchan
Sukher Ghore Dukher Agun Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar Ilias Kanchan, Diti
Monafek Saidur Rahman Sayeed Ilias Kanchan, Omar Sani, Shahnaz
Nara Pisach Shahidul Islam Khokon Rubel
Luttoraj Kazi Hayat Manna, Diti
Ghaat Protighaat Omar Sani
Priyo Shotru Omar Sani
Tumi Shundor Omar Sani
1998 Bagher Bachcha Manna
Vondo Baba Uttam Akash Manna
1999 Moger Mulluk
Ammajan Rina Kazi Hayat Manna, Amin Khan
Rajar Bhai Badsha
2000 Cheater Number One Siddiq Jamal Nantu
Aaj Gaye Holud Amin Khan, Mahfuz Ahmed
Kosto Kazi Hayat, Shakil Khan Manna
Kukkhato Khuni Montazur Rahman Akbar Manna
2001 Meghla Akash Nargis Akter won: Bangladesh National Film Awards
Bipodjonok Amin Khan, Purnima
2002 Dhakaiya Mastan Manna
Major Saheb
Itihas Kazi Hayat Kazi Maruf, Ratna
2003 Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti Nodi Moushumi Ferdous Ahmed debut as director
Big Boss Montazur Rahman Akbar Manna
Bir Soinik Rubi Delwar Jahan Jhantu Manna, Rosy Afsari, Humayun Faridi
2004 Matritto
Khairun Sundori Amit Hasan
2005 Molla Barir Bou Bokul Salahuddin Lavlu Riaz, Shabnur won: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
Meher Nigar
2006 Bindur Chele Ferdous
Mayer Morjada Dilip Biswas Manna, Shakib Khan, Shabnur
Hridoyer Kotha SA Haque Olike Riaz, Purnima Special Appearance
2007 Ek Buk Jwala
Ekjon Songe Chilo Sumona Shawkat Jamil Riaz
Shotru Shotru Khela Manna, Zinat Sanu Swagata
Machine Man Manna, Apu Biswas
Saajghor Nipun
2008 Swapnopuron Shahidul Islam Khokon Ferdous
Tui Jodi Aamar Hoiti Re Ferdous Ahmed, Shakib Khan
Baba Amar Baba
Bodhu Boron
2009 Shaheb Namer Golam Raju Chowdhury Omar Sani, Shakib Khan, Sahara, Nirob, Racy
2010 Golapi Ekhon Bilatey Ferdous Ahmed, Shabnur won: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
2011 Kusum Kusum Prem Kusum Mushfikur Rahaman Gulzar Ferdous Ahmed, Riaz
Projapoti Muhammad Mostafa Kamal Raj Zahid Hasan, Mosharraf Karim[22] won: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
Dui Purush
2013 Devdas Chandramukhi Chashi Nazrul Islam Shakib Khan, Apu Biswas, Shahiduzzaman Selim won: Bangladesh National Film Awards
nominated: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
2014 Ek Cup Cha Deepa Nayeem Imtiaz Neyamul Ferdous Ahmed won: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
Taarkata Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz Arifin Shuvoo, Mim [23]
2015 Aashiqui Ankush, Nusrat Faria Mazhar Indo-Bangladesh Joint production
2016 Amar Baba Ashutosh Sujon Omar Sani post production, funded by Bengal Film Development Forum[24]
Postmaster 71 Ferdous Ahmed, Nijhum Rubina post production[25]
2017 Dulabhai Zindabad Montazur Rahman Akbar Dipjol, Mim, Bappy [26]
Cheater Number One Manna, Ferdous Ahmed
Munafik Omar Sani, Ilias Kanchan
Kaal Nagirir Prem Omar Sani
Ulka Omar Sani, Rubel
Raja Bangladeshi Delwar Jahan Jhantu Manna
Ali Baba Manna, Amit Hasan
Mayer Morjada Manna, Shakib Khan, Shabnur
Lal Doriya Amin Khan
Strir Morjada Amin Khan
Uttejito Amin Khan, Shakib Khan, Shimla
Dushmon Duniya Manna, Amit Hasan
Sotter Bijoy Manna, Amit Hasan
Bouer Somman Amit Hasan
Joj Shaheb Rubel, Amit Hasan,
Amar Protigga Manna, Ferdous Ahmed, Tamanna
Sukher Ashay Rubel
Nor Pishach Rubel
Mostofa Bhai Manna, Shahnaz
2020 Jam Noyeem Imtiaz Neyamul Arifin Shuvoo, Purnima, Ferdous Filming
2022 Bhangon Mirza Shakhwat Hossain
Deshantor Ashutosh Sujon

Director edit

Television appearances edit

Drama edit

Year Title Playwright & Director Co-stars Aired on Notes & Source
2012 To be or not to be Partho Sarker Eid-ul-Fitr special TV play
Otopor Ek Cup Cha Partho Sarker Shajal Noor Eid-ul-Adha special one-hour play
Kajoler Ontordhan Kabir Bakul
Nuzhat Alvi Ahmed
Eid-ul-Adha special TV play[28]
2015 "Shunno Jibon" Channel i first acted TV serial[29]

TV program edit

  • Judge of the TV competition "Super Hero Super Heroine", aired on ntv
  • Judge of the reality show "Power Voice", aired on Channel 9[28]
  • Talk Show "Ekdin Sharadin" with Ferdous Ahmed, aired on Channel i on Eid-ul-Fitr in 2015[30]

Awards edit

Year Award Title Category Film Result
2001 Bangladesh National Film Awards Best Actress Meghla Akash Won
2005 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Molla Barir Bou Nominated[31]
2010 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Golapi Ekhon Bilatey Won[32]
2011 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Projapoti Won
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Critics' Choice) Projapoti Nominated[33]
2013 Bangladesh National Film Awards Best Actress Devdas Won
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Devdas Nominated[34]
2014 Bangladesh National Film Awards Best Actress Taarkata Won
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Critics' Choice) Ek Cup Cha Won[35]
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Ek Cup Cha Nominated[36]

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