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Abdur Razzak (actor)

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Full Name  Abdur Razzak
Name  Abdur Razzak
Spouse(s)  Rajlokhhi
Years active  1964–present
Nationality  Bangladeshi

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Born  23 January 1942 (age 73) (1942-01-23) Tallyganj,Kolkata, British India (now India)
Occupation  Actor, Producer, Director
Children  Bapparaj (Rezaul Karim) Samrat (Sajid Hossain) Moina

Abdur Razzak (23 January 1942 – 21 August 2017) was a Bangladeshi actor and film director. He is referred to as Nayak Raj Razzak, a title given by Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury, editor of the magazine Chitrali. Razzak won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor five times for his roles in the films Ki Je Kori (1976), Ashikkhito (1978), Boro Bhalo Lok Chhilo (1982), Chandranath (1984) and Jogajog (1988). He was awarded the Independence Day Award in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh.

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Abdur Razzak (actor) Razzak biography

Early life

Abdur Razzak (actor) Movie star Razzak on life support The Daily Star

Razzak was born in Naktala, South Kolkata. His parents Akbar Hossain and Nisarunnesa died at early ages. He joined the troup Rongo Shobha Natya Dal led by Chhabi Biswas. In 1961, he went to Mumbai to get a diploma at the Filmalaya Film Institute. He and his family fled to Dhaka as refugees during the Calcutta communal violence in 1966.

Abdur Razzak (actor) Movie star Razzak on life support The Daily Star

In Dhaka, he found work at Abdul Jabbar Khan's Iqbal Films, and assisted in Kamal Khan's Ujala. He then worked in small roles in the films Akheri Station and Tero Nombor Feku Ostagor Lane.

Career

In 1966, Zahir Raihan was looking for someone to play the lead role of his new film Behula. He chose Razzak who was then serving as one of his assistants. Razzak went on to act in films including Abirbhab, Moynamoti, Taka Ana Pai, Dorpochurno and Jibon Theke Neya (1970). After the 1971 Liberation War he continued working on the films Manusher Mon, Ora Egaro Jon and Osru Diye Lekha.

Razzak got his major breakthrough by acting in the action film Rongbaj (1974), directed by Zahirul Haq.

He has acted in leading roles with many prominent actors, including Anwar Hossain, Bulbul Ahmed, Sohel Rana, Ilias Kanchan, Shuchanda, Shabana, Bobita, Kabori, Sujata, Shabnam and others. He appeared in a number of films opposite actress Shabana.

He went on to make more than 300 appearances in Bengali and Urdu movies.

Razzak made his directorial debut in 1977 with the film Ononto Prem. He created his own production company Rajlokkhi Productions . He went on to become the first Bangladeshi actor to be a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. He later founded the Bangladesh Film Artistes' Association.

Personal life

Razzak was married to Khirunnesa (but she was called by Laxmi by Rajjak. Together they had three sons, Bapparaj, Bappi, and Samrat, and two daughter, Nasrin Pasha & Afrin Alam. He died on 21 August 2017 in Dhaka.

References

Abdur Razzak (actor) Wikipedia


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