Shanta Islam

Najma Haque (known as Shanta Islam)[1] is a Bangladeshi film and television actress, anchor, and director.[2] She was awarded Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Onno Jibon.[3]

Shanta Islam
Najma Haque
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
Years active1985-present

Early life and careerEdit

Islam was born and brought up in Sylhet.[1] She started her acting career at the theatre and television media in 1985 when she was a student at the University of Dhaka.[1]

Islam debuted her acting on television with the play Abhijog and on theater with Juddha Ebong Juddha.[1]

Islam hosted several television shows.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c d Novera Deepita (April 7, 2005). ""The focus of TV plays today is on glamour"-- Shanta". The Daily Star. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Shanta Islam's new venture". The Daily Star. October 17, 2006. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  3. ^ "Q & A : 'I was destined to be an actress' -- Shanta". The Daily Star. February 22, 2005. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "New talk show by Shanta Islam on Rtv". The Daily Star. February 8, 2006. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  5. ^ "Shafin and Prince in Dhrupodi Kahini on Rtv". The Daily Star. July 24, 2009. Retrieved April 12, 2016.

External linksEdit