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Rawshan Jamil (8 May 1931 – 14 May 2002) was a Bangladeshi actress and dancer.[1] She was awarded Ekushey Padak in the dance category in 1995 and Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Noyonmoni (1976).[2]

Rawshan Jamil
Rawshan Jamil (cropped).jpg
Native name
রওশন জামিল
Born(1931-05-08)8 May 1931
Died14 May 2002(2002-05-14) (aged 71)
Alma materEden Mohila College
Spouse(s)
Gauhar Jamil
(m. 1952; death 1980)
Awardsfull list

Early life and educationEdit

Jamil was born in Dhaka to his father Abdul Karim. After passing the matriculation exam, Jamil got admission at Shilpakala Bhavan in Wari. She later married the dance instructor Ganesh Nath (later Gauhar Jamil) in 1952.[1] Together they set up Jago Art Center in 1959.[3]

CareerEdit

 
Jamil with her sister Alpana in 1962

Starting as an actress in television in 1965, Jamil acted in over 300 television plays, including Rakkhushi, Palabodol and Shokal Shondhya.[3] She featured in around 200 films.[3] Her film career started in 1967 with Alibaba Challish Chor.[1]

WorksEdit

FilmsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Jamil, Rawshan". In Islam, Sirajul; Mohanta, Sambaru (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ" [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Deepita, Novera (2005-05-14). "Tribute : Rowshan Jamil's legacy - in the eyes of her daughter". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2017-11-21.

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