Najma Haque (known as Shanta Islam) is a Bangladeshi film and television actress, anchor, and director. She was awarded Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Onno Jibon. Shanta has directed 25 television dramas and acted in many TV dramas.
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
Early life and career edit
Islam was born and brought up in Sylhet. She started her acting career at the theatre and television media in 1985 when she was a student at the University of Dhaka. She was elected Literary Editor of Rokeya Hall twice.
Islam debuted her acting on television with the play Abhijog opposite Syed Ahsan Ali Sydney and on theater with Juddha Ebong Juddha.
After joining Aranyak Natyadal, she won the Best Actor at the BACHSUS Awards for the play, Moyurshinghashon.
|2001||Onte Bosonto||Shomi Kaiser, Shahiduzzaman Selim,Abdul Quader, Ferdousi Mazumder||BTV|
|OHOMIKA||Falguni Hamid,Kamal Uddin,Farid ali|
|Ghotonar Por||Khaled Khan|
|1995||Anya Jibon||Raisul Islam Asad, Chitralekha Guho,Champa|
|1999||Somudro Bilash Private Limited||Zahid Hasan, Asaduzzaman Noor, Meher Afroz Shaon|
|2000||Mone Pore Tomake||Riaz, Riya Sen, A.T.M. Shamsuzzaman, Humayun Faridi, Dildar|
- Novera Deepita (April 7, 2005). ""The focus of TV plays today is on glamour"-- Shanta". The Daily Star. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
- "Shanta Islam's new venture". The Daily Star. October 17, 2006. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
- "Q & A : 'I was destined to be an actress' -- Shanta". The Daily Star. February 22, 2005. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
- "A Walk Down The Memory Lane". The Daily Star. 2020-07-18. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
- "New talk show by Shanta Islam on Rtv". The Daily Star. February 8, 2006. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
- "Shafin and Prince in Dhrupodi Kahini on Rtv". The Daily Star. July 24, 2009. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
- Hanif Sanket Eid ul-azha Natok - Onte Bosonto - অন্তে বসন্ত (2001), retrieved 2021-06-03
- Akbar, Montazur Rahman (2000-03-17), Mone Pore Tomake (Drama), Riaz, Riya Sen, Tanjim, A. T. M. Shamsuzzaman, retrieved 2021-06-03