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Arifa Parvin Moushumi (born November 3),[1] better known by her stage name Moushumi, is a 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).[2] She has acted in over 150 films and made her directorial debut with Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti (2003).[3][4]

Moushumi
Native name
মৌসুমী
Born
Arifa Parvin Moushumi

3 November
Khulna, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationActress, model, director
Years active1993–present
Notable work
Meghla Akash, Devdas
Spouse(s)
Omar Sunny (m. 1996)
Children2

CareerEdit

Moushumi began working as an actress and singer from an early age. She won the Anonda Bichittra Photo Beauty Contest, which led to appearances in television commercials in the 1990s.[5] She first appeared in the movie Keyamat Theke Keyamat in Bangladesh.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1996, she took a break from acting and announced her engagement to actor Omar Sunny. After six months, she returned to acting. The couple has two children.[6][7]

In September 2013, Moushimi was named a UNICEF goodwill ambassador.[8][9][10]

Moushumi runs a production house, Kopotakhsma Cholochitra. She is the associated with Projapoti Cholochitra and she looks after her own foundation, the "Moushumi Welfare Foundation".[11][12]

FilmographyEdit

ActressEdit

Year Title Role Director Co-stars Notes & Source
1993 Keyamat Theke Keyamat Reshmi Shohanur Rahman Shohan Salman Shah, Rajib, Ahmed Sharif debut film[13]
Moushumi Moushumi
1994 Dola Omar Sunny
Atmohongkar Omar Sunny
Sneho Tithi Salman Shah
Prothom prem Omar Sunny
Den Mohor Rukhsana Chowdhury Salman Shah
Ontare Ontare Jhinuk Salman Shah, Anwara, Rajib
1995 Bidrohi Bodhu Bapparaj
Muktir Shongram Omar Sunny
Harano Prem Omar Sunny, Bapparaj
Vangchur Rubel and Ilias Kanchan
Swajan Rubel and Ilias Kanchan
Shesh Khela Omar Sunny
Attmotag Amit Hasan
Bisswo Premik Shikha Rubel, Humayun Faridi
Goriber Rani Monoar Khokon Omar Sunny
Baper Taka Omar Sunny
1996 Prio tumi Omar Sunny
Rakkhosh Rubel
Shukher shwargo Omar Sunny
Adorer shontan Ilias Kanchan
Shukher ghore dukher agun Ilias Kanchan, Diti
Luttoraj Manna and Ditti
Soitan Mansuh Omar Sunny and Amin Khan
1997 Shanti chai Omar Sunny
Ondho valobasha Ilias Kanchan
Mitthya ohongkaar Omar Sunny
Ghaat protighaat Omar Sunny
Shongsharer shukh dukkho Omar Sunny
Prio shotru Omar Sunny
Laat shaheber meye Omar Sunny, Alamgir
Lojja Omar Sunny
Tumi shundor Omar Sunny
Sneher Badhon Omar Sunny
1998 Bagher bachcha Manna
Ruposhi raajkonnya Omar Sunny
Kotha dao Omar Sunny
Vondo baba Manna
1999 Mogher Mulluk
Ammajan Rina Kazi Hayat Shabnam, Manna, Dipjol, Amin Khan
2000 Kostho
Kukkhato Khuni
2001 Meghla Akash won: Bangladesh National Film Awards
Bipodjonok Amin Khan and Purnima
2002 Dhakaiya Mastan Manna
Major Saheb
Itihash Kazi Hayat Kazi Maruf, Ratna
2003 Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti Nodi Moushumi Ferdous Ahmed debut as director
Big Boss
Bir Soinik Rubi Delwar Jahan Jhantu Manna, Rosy Afsari, Humayun Faridi
2005 Molla Barir Bou Bokul Riaz, Shabnur won: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
2006 Hridoyer Kotha SA Haque Alik Riaz, Purnima
2007 Ekjon Songe Chhilo Sumona Riaz
Shotru Shotru Khela
Machineman Manna
Saajghor Nipun
Aj Gaye Holud Amin Khan, Mahfuz Ahmed, Prabir Mitra
2008 Tui Jodi Aamar Hoiti Re Ferdous Ahmed
Khairun Shundori Ferdous Ahmed
Baba Amar Baba
Bodhu Boron
2009 Shaheb Namer Golam Raju Chowdhury Omar Sunny, Shakib Khan
2010 Golapi Ekhon Bilatey Ferdous Ahmed, Shabnur won: Meril Prothom Alo Awards
2011 Kusum Kusum Prem Kusum Mushfikur Rahaman Gulzar Ferdous Ahmed
Projapoti Muhammad Mostafa Kamal Raj Zahid Hasan, Mosharraf Karim[13] 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 Muhammad Mostafa Kamal Raj Arifin Shuvoo, Mim [14]
2015 Aashiqui Ankush, Nusrat Faria Mazhar Indo-Bangladesh Joint production
2016 Amar Baba Ashutosh Sujan Omar Sunny post production, funded by Bengal Film Development Forum[15]
Postmaster 71 Ferdous Ahmed, Shahidul Alam Shacchu, Nizhum Rubina post production[16]
Cheater Number One Manna and Ferdous Ahmed
Munafik Omar Sunny, Ilias Kanchan
Kaal Nagirir Prem Omar Sunny
Ulka Omar Sunny, Rubel
Raja Bangladeshi Manna
Alibaba Amit Hasan and Manna
Mayer Morjada Manna
Lal Doriya Amin Khan
Strir Morjada Amin Khan
Uttejito Amin Khan
Dushmon Duniya Manna and Amit Hasan
Sotter Bijoy Amit Hasan and Manna
Bouer Somman Amit Hasan
Joj Saheb Amit Hasan, Rubel
Amar Protigga Manna and Ferdous Ahmed
Sukher Ashay Rubel
Nor Pishach Rubel
Mostofa Bhai Manna and Shahnaz

DirectorEdit

  • Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti (2003)
  • Meher Negar (2006) jointly with Gulzar
  • Shunno Hridoy (2014)[17]

Television appearancesEdit

DramaEdit

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[18]
2015 "Shunno Jibon" Channel i first acted TV serial[19]

TV programEdit

  • Judge of the TV competition "Super Hero Super Heroine", aired on ntv
  • Judge of the reality show "Power Voice", aired on Channel 9[18]
  • Talk Show "Ekdin Sharadin" with Ferdous Ahmed, aired on Channel i on Eid-ul-Fitr in 2015[20]

AwardsEdit

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[21]
2010 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Golapi Ekhon Bilatey Won[22]
2011 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Projapoti Won
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Critics' Choice) Projapoti Nominated[23]
2013 Bangladesh National Film Awards Best Actress Devdas Won
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Devdas Nominated[24]
2014 Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Critics' Choice) Ek Cup Cha Won[25]
Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Film Actress (Public Choice) Ek Cup Cha Nominated[26]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shazu, Shah Alam (November 3, 2013). "Happy Birthday, Moushumi!". The Daily Star. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  2. ^ আবার মৌসুমী. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2013-11-14.
  3. ^ "Conversation with Moushumi". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 5, 2011.
  4. ^ Harun ur Rashid (August 26, 2003). "New film coming soon". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 5, 2011.
  5. ^ a b Hafez Ahmed (7 October 2013). "Moushumi-Omar Sani pair in Eid telefilm". Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  6. ^ মৌসুমী এখনো মাঠে [Moushumi still in the field]. Binodon News (in Bengali). 19 December 2013. Archived from the original on 29 May 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  7. ^ ছেলের পরিচালনায় ওমর সানী-মৌসুমী [Directed by his son Omar Sunny-Moushumi]. The Daily Ittefaq (in Bengali). 6 June 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Shakib, Jewel Aich, Moushumi Unicef ambassadors". bdnews24.com. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  9. ^ Limon Ahmed (19 September 2013). ‘ইউনিসেফ আমার স্বপ্নগুলোকে অনুপ্রাণিত করেছে’ ['UNICEF has inspired my dream']. Risingbd.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  10. ^ নারী তোমাকে অভিনন্দন ['I congratulate the women']. bdnews24.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  11. ^ Naphisa Amazon Tulatula (10); Nanajiba Fatima (13) (22 September 2013). অভিভাবকের চাপ শিশুর বিকাশে বাধা: চিত্রনায়িকা মৌসুমী [Parents and child development pressure barrier: citranayika seasonal] (in Bengali). Hello.bdnews24.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  12. ^ ইউনিসেফের শিশু অধিকার এডভোকেট মৌসুমী [UNICEF Child Rights Advocate seasonal]. Banglanews24.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  13. ^ a b Shazu, Shah Alam (November 22, 2011). "Queen of hearts: In conversation with Moushumi". The Daily Star. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  14. ^ Shazu, Shah Alam (May 30, 2014). "Moushumi finds a new direction". The Daily Star. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  15. ^ "Moushumi in Amar Baba". Prothom Alo. July 30, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  16. ^ "Moushumi in Ferdous' production". The Daily Star. October 17, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  17. ^ "Moushumi to make film on Salman". Prothom Alo. September 8, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  18. ^ a b Shazu, Shah Alam (September 24, 2012). "Moushumi: Committed to her craft". The Daily Star. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  19. ^ "Moushumi to star in a drama series". The Daily Ittefaq. March 22, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  20. ^ "Moushumi and Ferdous in a lively chit-chat". The Daily Ittefaq. July 4, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  21. ^ "Meril ProThom Alo Award Bangla 2005". Youtube. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  22. ^ "Meril Prothom Alo Puroshkar ~ 2011 Part 5". Youtube. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  23. ^ "Meril- Prothom Alo award on Maasranga Television". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2015-09-10.
  24. ^ "মেরিল—প্রথম আলো পুরস্কার ২০১৩" [Meril Prothom Alo Award, 2013]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). April 17, 2014.
  25. ^ "Meril Prothom Alo Awards Gala Night". Prothom Alo. May 9, 2015.
  26. ^ "মেরিল প্রথম আলো তারকা জরিপ পুরষ্কার - ২০১৪" [Meril Prothom Alo Public Choice Award - 2014]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). April 30, 2015.

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