Tariq Anam Khan (born May 10, 1953) is a Bangladeshi actor, director, writer and producer in theatre, television, and film. He was awarded the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor in Negative role for the film Desha: The Leader in 2014 and in 2019 for the film Abar Bosonto. He is the founding member and leader of prominent Bangladeshi theatre group, Natyakendra, where he holds the position of Principal Secretary.

Tariq Anam Khan
তারিক আনাম খান
Khan in 2013
Born (1953-05-10) May 10, 1953 (age 71)
Nationality (legal)Bangladeshi
Occupations
  • Actor
  • director
  • writer
  • producer
Years active1981–present
Spouse
Nima Rahman
(m. 1985)
ChildrenAriq Anam Khan
AwardsMeril Prothom Alo Award

Khan was a freedom fighter in the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971.[1]

Early life edit

Born in Satkhira, Khan is the eldest son of Fakhrul Anam Khan and Jahanara Khanam. He has three brothers and four sisters.[2]

Role as a freedom fighter in liberation war of Bangladesh edit

Khan was involved in progressive cultural and political activities in Satkhira since before the Liberation War. At the beginning of 1971, he became directly active with the resistance movement. From April 1971, along with many others, he set up a camp at Bhomra border in Satkhira. Then he went to India and engaged himself in the Liberation War organization. He was responsible for recruiting the freedom fighters, taking them to the camp for training from Bashirhat town in West Bengal. At the same time, a cultural group was formed with a few other artists. They used to perform motivational songs and plays in different camps of Sector 9.

Career edit

In 2018, he played as a missile specialist scientist in Ashiqur Rahman's action drama Super Hero, starring opposite Shakib Khan for the first time.[3]

Theatre edit

Khan started his career as a theatre artist. He joined the Bangladeshi theatre group "Theatre" after his return from the National School of Drama. Later, he parted ways with Theatre due to some differences in opinion and founded "Natyakendra" on October 11, 1990 along with Jhuna Chowdhury, Tauqir Ahmed, and Nahid Ferdous Meghna. In 25 years, Natyakendra has staged 14 productions, 11 of which were directed by Khan. The group's first production Bichchu (adapted from Molière's That Scoundrel Scapin) is considered one of the iconic productions in Bangladesh theatre history. His directed plays have performed more than 500 shows in Bangladesh and abroad.[citation needed]

Advertising edit

Khan started his career in marketing by founding the advertising firm Adshop in 1985.[4]

He was credited as the production supervisor of the Bangladesh unit of the 2015 Hollywood film Avengers: Age of Ultron.[5]

He started working as a marketing adviser of Akij Group in 2015.[6]

Television edit

Khan has been acting in television plays for more than 30 years. He has acted in over 300 television plays telecast by all national and satellite television channels in Bangladesh. He gained popularity for his portrayal of a smuggler in the television series Tothapi (1994) directed by Zia Ansary, which was telecast on Bangladesh Television.

Personal life edit

Khan has been married to actress Nima Rahman since 1985. Together they have a son, Ariq Anam Khan.[7]

Filmography edit

Year Film Director Role Co-artists Notes
1980 Ghuddi Syed Salahuddin Zaki Tariq Suborna Mustafa, Raisul Islam Asad
1981 Lal Sobujer Pala
1985 Suruj Miah Kazal Arefin Suruj Miah Rozina, Suborna Mustafa, Raisul Islam Asad
1997 Amar Ghor Amar Behesht Sohanur Rahman Sohan Shakil Khan, Popy
2004 Joyjatra Tauquir Ahmed Torofdar Mahfuz Ahmed, Azizul Hakim, Bipasha Hayat Based on Liberation war
2007 Made In Bangladesh Mostofa Sarwar Farooki DC Akhtar Uddin Khan
2007 Aha! Enamul Karim Nirjhar Mollik Saheb Humayun Faridi, Fazlur Rahman Babu
2008 The Last Thakur Sadik Ahmed Thakur Ahmed Rubel, Tanveer Ahmed
2010 Jaago – Dare to Dream Khijir Hayat Khan Coach Saffu Ferdous Ahmed, Arifin Shuvoo
2012 Ghetuputra Komola Humayun Ahmed Jomidar Chowdhury Hekmot Ali Shameema Naznin, Jayanta Chattopadhyay, Mamun
2014 Jonakir Aalo Khaled Mahmud Mithu
2014 Desha: The Leader Saikat Nasir Hasan Haider Mahiya Mahi, Shipon Mitra Political thriller
2015 Podmo Patar Jol Tonmoy Tansen Emon, Bidya Sinha Saha Mim, Nima Rahman[8]
2015 Runout Tonmoy Tansen Shajal Noor, Mousumi Nag
2016 Good Morning London Tania Ahmed In post-production
2017 Peyarar Subash Nurul Alam Atique Jaya Ahsan
2018 Super Hero Ashiqur Rahman K.M Khalil Shakib Khan, Shobnom Bubly
2019 Shapludu Golam Sohrab Dodul Ahsanullah Arifin Shuvoo, Bidya Sinha Saha Mim
Abar Boshonto Anonno Mamun Imran Chowdhury
2021 Makeup Anonno Mamun Shahbaz Khan Ziaul Roshan, Nipa Ahmed Realy
2021 Mridha Vs Mridha Roni Bhowmik Ashraful Mridha Siam Ahmed, Nova
2023 Mike F. M. Shahin & Hasan Zafrul Bipul

Stage plays edit

Natyakendra edit

Year Title Original script Writer Director Actor No. of shows
1991 Bichchu That Scoundrel Scapin Molière Yes Yes 174
1992 Tughlaq Girish Karnad Yes Yes 34
1994 Sukh Marital Bliss Abdel Monem Salim Yes 23
1994 Jera The Interrogation Farid Kamil Yes Yes 23
1998 Crucible The Crucible Arthur Miller Yes Yes 13
2000 Aroj Charitammrito Masum Reza Yes 58
2003 Protisoron Tauquir Ahmed Yes 52
2004 Projapati The Matchmaker Thornton Wilder Yes Yes 50
2009 Mrito Manusher Chhaya John Gabriel Borkman Henrik Ibsen Yes Yes 3
2013 Dui Je Chilo Ek Chakor The Servant of Two Masters Carlo Goldoni Yes 50
2015 Bonduk Juddho The Trap Alfred Farag Yes 29
2015 Gadhar Haat The Donkey Market Tawfiq al-Hakim Yes 29

Web series edit

Year Title OTT Character Co-Artist Director Notes
2019 Beauty and the Bullet Bioscope Tahsan, Afran Nisho, Emon, Momo, Mim, Mim Mantasha, Badhan Lincoln, Suborna Mustafa, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Shahed Ali Animesh Aich
Indubala Bioscope Popy, ABM Sumon, Achol Anonno Mamun
Paanch Phoron Hoichoi
2020 Ekattor Hoichoi Gul Mohammad Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Rafiath Rashid Mithila, Iresh Zaker, Mostafizur Noor Imran, Shatabdi Wadud Tanim Noor
2021 Contract ZEE5 Chanchal Chowdhury, Arifin Shuvoo, Rafiath Rashid Mithila, Zakia Bari Momo, Iresh Zaker, Aisha Khan, Shamol Mawla, Rawnak Hasan, Maznun Mizan, Jayanta Chattopadhyay, Mahmud Sazzad, Somu Chowdhury Tanim Noor and Krishnendu Chattopadhyay a ZEE5 web series
2021 Koshtoneer Hoichoi Sabila Nur, Yash, Shamol Mawla Ashfaq Nipun
2023 Buker Moddhye Agun Hoichoi Ziaul Faruq Apurba, Yash Rohan Taneem Rahman Angshu

Awards edit

See also edit

References edit

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  2. ^ Sabbir, Mir (20 March 2015). এ সপ্তাহের সাক্ষাৎকার: তারিক আনাম খান. BBCBangla (in Bengali).
  3. ^ "Shakib Khan's 'Super Hero': A VFX fiasco". Dhaka Tribune. 1 July 2018. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  4. ^ বিপণন বিশেষজ্ঞ তারিক আনাম খান [Marketing expert Tariq Anam Khan]. BanglaNews24 (in Bengali). 7 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  5. ^ Alam, Monjurul (23 August 2015). হলিউডের ছবিতে তারিক আনাম খান!. BanglaNews24 (in Bengali). Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  6. ^ আকিজের মার্কেটিং অ্যাডভাইজার তারিক আনাম খান [Tariq Anam Khan, marketing adviser of Akij]. Jugantor (in Bengali). 8 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  7. ^ তারিক আনাম খান (in Bengali). priyo.com. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  8. ^ বড় পর্দায় তারিক-নিমা. Bangladesh Protidin (in Bengali). 28 May 2015.
  9. ^ ‘জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার ২০১৯’ জয়ী যারা. banglanews24.com (in Bengali). 3 December 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-03.

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