Wasimul Bari Rajib (known as Rajib; 1 January 1952 – 14 November 2004) was a Bangladeshi actor. He served as the managing director of the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (FDC).[2] He acted in more than 400 films.[1] He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor four times for his roles in Heeramati (1988), Danga (1991), Bidroho Charidike (2000) and Sahoshi Manush Chai (2003).[3][4]

Wasimul Bari Rajib
ওয়াসিমুল বারী রাজীব
Born(1952-01-01)1 January 1952
Died14 November 2004(2004-11-14) (aged 52)
NationalityBangladeshi
Occupation(s)Actor, producer
Years active1979-2004
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party
AwardsBangladesh National Film Awards[1]

As a politician, Rajib served as the president of JASAS, the cultural wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.[5]

Career edit

In 1979, Rajib debuted acting in the film Rakhe Allah Mare Ke.[1] He played as an antagonist in Sohanur Rahman Sohan's romantic drama Ananta Bhalobasha with Shakib Khan, which was his on-screen debut in 1999. He won his fourth Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Sahoshi Manush Chai in 2003.

Rajib was married to Ismat Ara Debi. Together they had a son Deep.[6]

Filmography edit

Year Film Role Director Notes
1979 Rakhe Allah Mare Ke
1984 Bhat De Amjad Hossain
1988 Heeramoti Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
1991 Danga Kazi Hayat Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
1992 Chakor Montazur Rahman Akbar
1993 Chandabaz Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor in Negative Role
Keyamat Theke Keyamat
Don
Bikkhov
1994 Ontore Ontore Shibli Sadiq
1995 Shopner Thikana Farha's father
Babar Adesh Montazur Rahman Akbar
Denmohor
Mohamilon
1996 Durjoy
Ajker Sontrasi
Sotter Mrittu Nai
Sopner Prithibi
Buker Bhetor Agun
1997 Hangor Nodi Grenade Chashi Nazrul Islam
1998 Bhondo
1999 Mogher Mullok Montazur Rahman Akbar
Dhor
Ananta Bhalobasha Ashraf Chowdhury Sohanur Rahman Sohan
Ammajan
2000 Bidroho Charidike Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2001 Hridoyer Bandhon
2001 Abbajan
2002 Bhalobasa Kare Koy
Premer Taj Mahal
O Priya Tumi Kothay
Meghla Akash
2003 Jamai Shashur
Sahosi Manush Chai Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2004 Megher Pore Megh

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Rajib passes away". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2015-10-04.
  2. ^ ঘন ঘন এমডি বদল এফডিসি’র উন্নয়নের পথে বড় চ্যালেঞ্জ. bdnews.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 2015-10-04.
  3. ^ জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার প্রাপ্তদের নামের তালিকা (১৯৭৫-২০১২) [List of the winners of National Film Awards (1975-2012)]. Government of Bangladesh (in Bengali). Bangladesh Film Development Corporation. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  4. ^ "National film awards for 2002 and 2003 declared". The Daily Star. 2004-11-24. Retrieved 2019-03-26.
  5. ^ "President visits ailing Rajib". The Daily Star. 2004-11-10. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  6. ^ "Actor Rajib's wife, son feared abducted". The Daily Star. 2003-11-24. Retrieved 2019-03-26.

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