Suborna Mustafa (born 2 December 1960)[2][3] is a Bangladeshi television, film and stage actress.[4] She is the current Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Reserved Women's Seat-4 since February 2019. She is a member of Bangladesh Awami League party.[5]

Suborna Mustafa
সুবর্ণা মুস্তাফা
Mustafa in 2017
Born (1960-12-02) 2 December 1960 (age 63)[1]
Dhaka, East Pakistan, Pakistan
EducationMA (English)
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
Years active1978–present
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
  • Humayun Faridi (1984-2008; Div)
  • (m. 2008)
Member of the Bangladesh Parliament
for Reserved Women's Seat-4
Assumed office
20 February 2019

Mustafa is notable for her roles in television drama serials including Kothao Keu Nei (1990), Aaj Robibar (1999) and Ayomoy (1991).[6] She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress twice for her performance in the films Notun Bou (1983) and Gohin Baluchor (2017).[7] She was awarded Ekushey Padak in culture category by the Government of Bangladesh in 2019.[8]

Early life and education edit

Mustafa was born on 2 December 1960 in Dopdopiya Union, Nalchity Upazila, Jhalokati District.[9] Her parents were Golam Mustafa, a film and television actor, and Husne Ara Mustafa, a radio producer of All India Radio, Radio Pakistan and Bangladesh Betar.[10] She has a sister, Camelia Mustafa.[11] Mustafa mostly spent at her maternal grandparents' house on Elephant Road in Dhaka and studied in Viqarunnisa Noon School.[12]

Career edit

Mustafa debuted in acting in the television drama Baraf Gala Nadi, based on a novel by Zahir Raihan.[6] She acted in the drama Rokte Angur Lata with Afzal Hossain.[13] She also acted in first ever package drama serial of Bangladesh Television, Shilpi, directed by Mamunur Rashid.[13]

Her roles include appearing as one of the main characters in Dolls House (2007–2009), a Bengali-language drama-serial which first aired on the television channel ATN Bangla.[citation needed]

Mustafa made her stage acting debut through Jaundice O Bibidho Balloon by Al Mansur.[14] She debuted in directing through a single-episode play, Akash Kushum for ATN Bangla in 2009.[15]

Mustafa made her film debut in Ghuddi (1980).[13] In 1984, she acted in Noyoner Alo, along with Zafar Iqbal.[13] She later acted in Lal Shobujer Pala, Palabi Kothay, Suruj Miah, Opohoron, Durotto, Headmaster, Commander, Khondo Golpo 71, Ankhi O Tar Bondhura and Shonkhonil Karagar.[13]

A long-time cricket fan, Mustafa has been a commentator on the sport for Radio Bhumi since 2015.[16][17][18] As a member of the Censor Board, she participates in the National Film Awards selection.[3]

Works edit

Television drama plays edit

Films edit

Web series edit

Personal life edit

In 1984s, Mustafa married Humayun Faridi, another Bangladeshi actor. They were divorced on 18 March 2008.[11] Later she married Badrul Anam Saud, co-director of Dolls House, in July 2008. She is one of famous actress in Bangladesh. [24]

References edit

  1. ^ "Constituency 304_11th_En". Retrieved 2021-05-20.
  2. ^ "Actress Subarna Mustafa marries TV play director Soud". The Daily Star. 2008-07-09. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  3. ^ a b "A birthday clouded by tragedy". The Daily Star. 2017-12-02. Retrieved 2017-12-02.
  4. ^ Kamol, Ershad (16 June 2006). "Illuminating the Small Screen Subarna Mustafa on Contemporary Entertainment". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2017-06-09.
  5. ^ "Aroma, Suborna to become MP as Awami League names 41 for reserved seats". 2019-02-08. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  6. ^ a b ইন্ডাস্ট্রিতে সবচেয়ে কাছের বন্ধু. The Daily Star Bangla (in Bengali). 2016-08-27. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  7. ^ "National Film Award-2017 and 2018". Ministry of Information. Retrieved 2019-11-07.
  8. ^ "21 named for Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 2019-02-07. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  9. ^ ৬০ বছরে সুবর্ণা মুস্তাফা. Somoy News (in Bengali). 2019-12-02.
  10. ^ Naziba Basher (May 15, 2017). "The person I am today is because of my mother - Suborna Mustafa". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2017-06-10.
  11. ^ a b মিডিয়া পাড়ার কিছু ২য় বিয়ের গল্প [Stories of second marriages in the media]. (in Bengali). March 12, 2013. Retrieved 2017-06-09.
  12. ^ "Going back in time with Suborna Mustafa". The Daily Star. 2010-12-10. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  13. ^ a b c d e পঞ্চম যুগে সুবর্ণা. The Daily Star Bangla (in Bengali). 2019-12-02. Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  14. ^ "Golam Mustafa: Father extraordinaire". The Daily Star. 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  15. ^ a b c d "Suborna Mustafa: Expanding horizons". The Daily Star. 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  16. ^ "Suborna to give live commentary during Bangladesh-Afghanistan match". The New Nation. February 18, 2015. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  17. ^ "Living the dream: Suborna Mustafa". The Daily Star. July 22, 2015. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  18. ^ "Suborna to turn cricket analyst during BPL". The Independent. Dhaka. November 16, 2015. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h Shazu, Shah (6 December 2016). "Suborna Mustafa an unstoppable force". The Daily Star. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Suborna and Afzal as writer and muse". The Daily Star. 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  21. ^ a b c "Catching up with Suborna Mustafa". The Daily Star. 2012-01-19. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  22. ^ "Gohin Baluchor: Suborna Mustafa welcomes a film role". The Daily Star. 2016-07-31. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  23. ^ a b c d e "Suborna shoots TV play in single take!". The Daily Star. 2015-09-12. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  24. ^ "Suborna ties the knot again". 7 July 2008. Retrieved 26 July 2017.

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