Sultana Zaman

Musammat Hosne Ara Sharifa Begum (known by the stage name Sultana Zaman; 2 September 1935 – 20 May 2012)[1] was a Bangladeshi film actress and producer.[2] In 2009, she was given Bangladesh National Film Award for Lifetime Achievement — the first since the award's inception in 1975.[3][4]

Sultana Zaman
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Born
Musammat Hosne Ara Sharifa Begum

(1935-09-02)2 September 1935
Died20 May 2012(2012-05-20) (aged 76)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
Occupation
  • Actor
  • producer
Years active1959–1978
Spouse(s)
QM Zaman
(m. 1956)

Background and familyEdit

Zaman was born on 2 September 1935 to Syed Abdur Razzaq, an officer of the zamindar of Natore and Rahima Khatun.[2] Zaman passed SSC examination from Natore Girl's School, HSC examination from Rajshahi College.[2] In 1956, she married QM Zaman, the first chief cameraman of Film Development Corporation (FDC) of the then East Pakistan and the cameramen of films including the first Bangla full-length commercial film Mukh O Mukhosh (1956).[2]

CareerEdit

Zaman debuted her acting career in 1959 through the film Matir Pahar produced by SM Parvez and directed by Mohiuddin.[5][6] She adopted her name as Sultana Zaman through the film Anek Diner Chena (1964) directed by Khan Ataur Rahman.[2]

Zaman produced two films, Bhanumati (1969) and Chhadmabeshi. Besides, she was the presenter of the lyric program Chhayachhanda in commercial service of radio and acted on radio plays including Kritodaser Hashi, Tajmahal and Zafran.[2]

WorksEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sultana Zaman passes away". The Daily Star. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Zaman, Sultana". In Islam, Sirajul; Akhter, Shamima (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  3. ^ একজন সুলতানা জামান [One Sultana Zaman]. Janakantha (in Bengali). 28 July 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  4. ^ ""Ganga Jatra" and "Monpura" shine". The Daily Star. 25 July 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Sultana Zaman critically ill". The Daily Star. 30 May 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Veteran actress Sultana Zaman's condition deteriorates". The Daily Star. 13 July 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  7. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 250. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
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  11. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 256. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  12. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 259. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  13. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 260. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  14. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 262. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  15. ^ a b Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 265. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  16. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 264. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  17. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 268. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  18. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 269. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.

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