Ziaul Faruq Apurba

Ziaul Faruq Apurba (born 27 June 1983),[1] known as Apurba, is a Bangladeshi model and actor.[2][3] He usually works in television,[4] but has also appeared in films.[5] He is also a singer.[6]

Ziaul Faruq Apurba
জিয়াউল ফারুক অপূর্ব
Born (1983-06-27) June 27, 1983 (age 39)
Other namesApurbo, Apu
EducationBachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Alma materNorth South University
OccupationActor, model, and director
Years active2006–present
Spouses
  • (m. 2010; div. 2010)
  • Nazia Hassan Audity
    (m. 2011; div. 2019)
  • Trisha Dewan
    (m. 2021)
Children1 son
Awards
  • Meril Prothom Alo Public Choice Award for Best TV Actor 2018
  • ATN Bangla Performance Award for Best TV Actor 2017
  • Rtv Star Award One Hour Drama & Telefilm for Best Actor 2020

Early lifeEdit

Apurba's mother, Firoza Ahmed, was an artist of Rajshahi Betar and his maternal grandmother was a presenter in Rajshahi Betar. He won the title of "Mr. Bangladesh" in 2002 in the talent hunt show named "You Got the Looks".[7]

CareerEdit

Apurba started his career in Gazi Rakayet's drama Boibahik in 2006.[8] He made his debut as a model in Amitabh Reza Chowdhury's directed TV commercial for Nescafe. His TV commercial for Lab Aid also got popularity. Apurba had set up a production house named "ASI Creations Limited" and started directing through the telefilm titled Backdated in 2012.[9] He voiced the title track of Shihab Shaheen’s drama serial Bhalobasar Chotuskone.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Apurba married model and actress Sadia Jahan Prova in August 2010.[11] The couple was divorced in February 2011.[12] He later married Nazia Hassan Audity in December the same year.[13] They were divorced on May 17, 2020.[14] They have a son.[15] In September 2021, he married Shamma Dewan.[16][17][18]

FilmographyEdit

Apurba's debut film is Gangster Returns released on 27 November 2015, directed by Ashiqur Rahman. He was also cast in a film Brishti Din, directed by Morshedul Islam, but it was cancelled after a few days shooting.[19]

Title Director Production Genre Year Notes References
Gangster Returns Ashiqur Rahman Intrac Films Action 2015 Peya Jannatul

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Director/Scriptwriter Notes
2006 Choker Baire Faruk Srabon Tinni [20]
2007 Mohanagar Ferdous Hasan Sumaiya
Sure O Banir Mala Diye Ferdous Hasan Sumaiya[21]
Jete Pari Kintu Keno Jabo Chayanika Chowdhury Richi[22]
Astittwo Anubhobe B U Shuvo
Chena Chena Lagey B U Shuvo Shokh[23]
Romizer Ayna Shihab Shaheen Tinni
2008 Swapner Nil Pori Chayanika Chowdhury Tinni
Bhalobashar Shuru Chayanika Chowdhury Tinni. Song:Shudhu Tumay Bhebe Bhebe
Khunjey Pawa Chayanika Chowdhury [24]
Paliye Giye Biye Abong Dolonchapa Chayanika Chowdhury Prova
X Factor 1 Shihab Shaheen Mithila, Monalisa
2009 Ei Shohore Dujon Manush Sajjad Sumon
Khunsutike Dilam Chhuti Diti Directorial debut of Diti[25]
Kosto Chuye Dekho Taher Shipon Prova. Song:Amar E Mon Sharatakon
Aschorjo Ek Rater Golpo Chayanika Chowdhury Prova
X Factor 2 Shihab Shaheen Prova
2010 Shayonne Chayanika Chowdhury Tinni
X Factor 3 - Game Over Shihab Shaheen Momo
Aloker Ei Jhornadhara Chayanika Chowdhury Tinni[20]
Pakhir Danay Bhor Chayanika Chowdhury Prova. TV Series[11]
2011 Path Jana Nai Fakhrul Alam Prova, Tanjika. TV Series
Nil Bedonay Lal Kosto Juwel Mahmud Moushmi H
2012 Nupur Chayanika Chowdhury Tarin[26]
Basboi Bhalo SA Haque Alik Purnima[27]
Backdated Apurba Sarika. Directorial debut[28]
2013 Ei Maya Chayanika Chowdhury Tinni.[29]
Bhalobashar Chotushkone Shihab Shaheen Momo. TV Serial - Lend voice in title track[30]
Bhor Holo Dor Khulo Chayanika Chowdhury Tania[31]
Oviman Chayanika Chowdhury Nadia
Shomoyer Golpo Ashomoyer Shopno Mehedi Hasan Jony Peya, Azmeri[23]
Biyer Boyos Baro Ferdous Hasan Sumaiya
Sorishai Bhoot Ferdous Hasan Sumaiya[21]
Uttam Kumar-Suchitra Sen Chayanika Chowdhury Opi[32]
Oporanhe/Obelay Chayanika Chowdhury Kushum
Mayaghor Chayanika Chowdhury Richi
Obosheshe Annyorokom Shafiqur Rahman Santunu [33]
2014 Sukher Betha Chayanika Chowdhury Richi
Boshonte Esho Chayanika Chowdhury Richi[22]
Megh Maa Masum Reza Bindu[34]
Uttorer Baranday Dokhina Hawa Sunny Chowdhury Mithila
Je Jole Agun Jole Asaduzzaman Sohag Sumaiya[35]
Bikeman Naznin Hasan Chumki Mehzabin[33]
Black Coffee Sakhawat Hossain Manik Mou[36]
Amake Diye Kichu Hobena Khairul Bashar Nirjhor Anny[37]
Is Not Equal Rashed Raha Jenny[38]
Raja Ranir Khela Kaushik Sankar Das Bhabna
Shopno Ghuri Chayanika Chowdhury Sonia[7][24]
Bihobol Dishehara Sagor Jahan Shokh
Oshomapto Trivuj Sakhawat Hossain Manik Mou
I Miss You Sakhawat Hossain Manik Mou
2015 Bonna Tomar Jonno Chayanika Chowdhury Momo[39]
Broken Heart Nasim Mou
Meher Nigar B U Shuvo Shokh[40][41]
Sobar Upore Maa Rumman Rashid Khan Nowshin[25]
Bondhu Tumi Bondhu Amar SA Haque Alik Tarin
Bhalobashar Faad Kawshik Sankar Das Tarin
Jochonay Ojana Pothchola Mominul Huq Aparna
Ekhono Ami Mizanur Rahman Aryan Momo[1]
Lake Drive Lane Mesbah Uddin Shumon Taniya H[42]
Life In Metro TV series with Moushumi Hamid
Airbender Taneem Rahman Angshu Sharlin
The Miser Mehedi Hasan Jony Sharlin
Kaktaruar Prem Mehedi Hasan Jony Nazira[43]
2021 Jodi..Kintu..Tobou[44] Shihab Shaheen Web film
2022 Boyosh Kono Baper Na[45] Jakaria Shoukhin Payel
Kagojer Biye S R Mozumder Sabila Nur


Web SeriesEdit

Year Title Co-Artist Director Notes
2021 Chena Pother Oporichita Momo, Nayeem Shihab Shaheen Web Series
Kuhok Tanjin Tisha, Ziaul Hoque Polash Shihab Shaheen Web Series
Bhalo Thakis Baba Mizanur Rahman Aryan A Hoichoi Series

TV programEdit

Year Program Anchor Channel
2014 Late Night Coffee Nusrat Faria Mazhar & Abir Rtv[46]

ReferencesEdit

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