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ATM Shamsuzzaman

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Years active  1961–present
Name  ATM Shamsuzzaman
Role  Film actor

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Occupation  Actor, producer, director, story writer and dramatist
Awards  National Film Awards 4th time Ekushey Padak (2015)
Children  ATM Kholikuzzaman Kushol, ATM Kamaluzzaman Kabir
Movies  Lal Tip, Guerrilla, Molla Barir Bou, Symphony of Agony, Amar Swapno Tumi
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Abu Taher Mohammad Shamsuzzaman (known as ATM Shamsuzzaman; born 10 September 1941) is a Bangladeshi film and television actor, director and screen-playwright. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh. He won Bangladesh National Film Awards five times for his roles in Dayee Ke? (1987), Madam Fuli (1999), Churiwala (2001), Mon Bosena Porar Table E (2009) and Chorabali (2012).


Early life and career

Shamsuzzaman was born in Dowlatpur, Noakhali on 10 September 1941. His film career began with filmmaker Udayan Chowdhury as an assistant director in films "Manusher Bhagban" and "Bishwokanya". He got his breakthrough through his role in the film 1976 "Nayanmoni" (1976), directed by Amjad Hossain. Earlier he played the role of Ramzan in the play Sangsaptak, aired in 1960.


According to a probe report of "Nilima Ibrahim Committee", a six-member committee led by educationist Nilima Ibrahim, Shamsuzzaman was suspended from the television and radio programmes because of his alleged role in favor of Pakistan army during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

Personal life

Shamsuzzaman has six sons. In March 2012, one of his sons, ATM Kholikuzzaman Kushol, killed another son ATM Kamaluzzaman Kabir. Shamsuzzaman testified in court and in 2014, Kushol was sentenced to life in prison.

Awards and nominations

  • Ekushey Padak (2015)
  • References

    ATM Shamsuzzaman Wikipedia

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