Pijush Bandyopadhyay

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Pijush Bandyopadhyay is a Bangladeshi stage, television and film actor.[1] He is a former managing director of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC).[2]

Pijush Bandyopadhyay
পীযুষ বন্দোপাধ্যায়
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationActor, director
Spouse(s)Joyosree Kor Joya

CareerEdit

Bandyopadhyay started his acting career through the theatre troupe "Bahubachan". Later, he worked with "Natyachakrais". In 1973, he, along with Nasiruddin Yousuff and Selim Al Deen, founded the troupe "Dhaka Theatre".[3]

Bandyopadhyay also directed stage plays including "Meenkanya", "Ekatturer Khudiram" and "Ekatturer Galpo". He acted in films Agami, "Ekatturer Jishu" and others.[1] In 2007, he published a recitation album titled "Tui Razakar".[4]

Bandyopadhyay was a freedom-fighter at the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

Bandyopadhyay is married to actress Joyosree Kor Joya.[6]

In October 2015, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sued Bandyopadhyay and three others in connection with embezzlement of over Tk 3.46 crore while procuring equipments for the BFDC.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Suchona Mohajon
1993 Ekattorer Jishu Priest
1995 Moha Milon Zahid Mollik
1995 Shilpi
2000 Uttarer Khep
2000 Kittonkhola Idu
2001 Meghla Akash Baker Shakib
2003 Adhiyar Zaminder Kolimullah Chowdhury
2008 Amar Ache Jol Nishad and Dilshad's Father
2011 Amar Bondhu Rashed Ibu's father
2011 Guerrilla Anwar Hussain
2013 Mrittika Maya Saidur Rahman
2014 Aami Shudhu Cheyechhi Tomay
2014 Buno Haansh
2018 Bengali Beauty K.M. Iftekhar
2018 Koli 2.0 (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "'Professionalism is must for the development of theatre'--Pijush Bandyopadhyay". The Daily Star. September 18, 2004. Retrieved March 23, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Ex-FDC MD Pijush sued for graft". The Daily Star. October 7, 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Through the eyes of Pijush Bandyopadhyay". The Daily Star. 2018-01-13. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  4. ^ "Protest against War Criminals through poems". The Daily Star. December 25, 2007. Retrieved March 23, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Shah Alam Shazu (December 17, 2010). "Looking Back". The Daily Star. Retrieved March 23, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Nadia Sarwat (February 15, 2008). "Pijush and Joya: Heart to heart". The Daily Star. Retrieved March 23, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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