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Humayun Faridi

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Native name
হুমায়ুন ফরীদি

Humayun Faridi



Years active
1952 – 2012

Debjani Faridi

Humayun Faridi looking afar while wearing eyeglasses and white long sleeves

29 May 1952 (
Dhaka, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)

ATM Nurul Islam Begum Farida Islam

Minu Faridi (m. 1980–1984), Suborna Mustafa (m. ?–2008)

Movies and TV shows

February 13, 2012 (aged 60), Dhanmondi Thana, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Golam Mustafa, Suborna Mustafa, Khalil Ullah Khan

Humayun Faridi (29 May 1952 – 13 February 2012) was a Bangladeshi actor and drama organiser. He worked in television dramas, movies and theatre plays. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor for his lead role in film Matritto (2004).


Humayun Faridi wearing eyeglasses and blue-green long sleeves

Bangladeshi actors humayun faridi best natok

কিংবদন্তি অভিনেতা হুমায়ুন ফরীদি এর জীবন কাহিনী | Biography of Bangladeshi Actor Humayun Faridi!

Early life

Humayun Faridi looking afar while wearing eyeglasses and white long sleeves

Faridi was born in Narinda, Dhaka on 29 May 1952 to ATM Nurul Islam and Begum Farida Islam. In 1968, he passed the SSC exam from Islamia Government High School and in 1970 he passed the HSC from Chandpur Government College. In the same year, he entered the University of Dhaka to study organic chemistry. However, due to the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, it became impossible to continue his studies and he subsequently took part as a freedom fighter in the war. Later he was admitted to Jahangirnagar University to study Economics and during his time there he was a close associate of Selim Al-Deen.


Humayun Faridi in his youth while smiling

Faridi was one of the principal organizers of the 1976 Drama Festival of Jahangirnagar University. He joined as a member of the Dhaka Theatre. He debuted his theater acting career in the Shakuntala rendition by Selim Al-Deen, playing the character, Tokkhok. He debuted in the television dramas through his performance in Nil Nakshar Shandaney in 1982. He went on to act in Bhangorer Shobdo Shuni, Songsaptak (1987–88), Pathar Shomoy (1989), Dui Bhai (1990), Shiter Pakhi (1991), Kothao Keu Nei (1992–93), Shomudre Gangchil (1993), Kachher Manush, and Doll's House (2007–08).

Personal life

Humayun Faridi looking afar while wearing eyeglasses and checkered polo

In the 1980s, Faridi married Nazmun Ara Begum Minu. They had one daughter – Shararat Islam Devyani. The couple got divorced after four years. He then married the actress Suborna Mustafa. This marriage also ended in 2008.

Humayun Faridi died at the age of 60 on 13 February 2012 at his Dhanmondi residence

Faridi died on 13 February 2012 at his residence. He was suffering from chronic lungs disease.

Theatrical plays

Humayun Faridi wearing white shirt while talking

  • Montasir Fantasy
  • Kirtonkhola
  • Keramot Mongol
  • Durto wee

  • Humayun Faridi looking afar while wearing shades and black long sleeves

    Humayun Faridi wearing black coat and green long sleeves while sitting on the chair


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