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Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh

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Updated June 14, 2019 67k views 47 items

List of famous film actors and actresses from Bangladesh, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Bangladesh has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Bangladeshi screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Bangladesh and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Riaz and Kabori Sarwar are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Bangladeshi actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Bangladesh?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Bangladesh in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Bangladeshi film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Asit Sen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 79 (1922-2001), Credits: Raja Rani, Anand & Do Raaste

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh, India

Children: Sujit Sen

Asit Sen (24 September 1922 – 25 August 2001) was a Bengali Indian film director, cinematographer and screenwriter, who worked in both Bengali and Hindi cinema. He was born in Dhaka, now in ...more
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Shefali Chowdhury is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 30, Credits: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince & Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: Wales

Height: 1.63

Shefali Chowdhury (Bengali: শেফালী চৌধুরী; born 20 June 1988) is a British actress of Bangladeshi descent best known for playing the role of Parvati Patil in the Harry Potter film series, except ...more
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Shabnam is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 76, Credits: Khilona, Naya Zamana & Tum Haseen Main Jawaan

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Parents: Nani Basak

Children: Ronnie Gosh

Jharna Basak (known by the stage name Shabnam; born 17 August 1942) is a Bangladeshi and Pakistani stage and film actress. Actor Waheed Murad introduced her to the Pakistani film industry by ...more
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Shakib Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 35, Credits: My Name Is Khan, Boss Number One & Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini

Birthplace: Narayanganj, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Height: 6'2"

Shakib Khan (Bengali: শাকিব খান) is an award winning actor in the Bangladeshi film industry. He made his debut in Ananta Bhalobasha (1999), though it did not lead to widespread fame. Shortly ...more
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Bimal Roy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh

Birthplace: Bengal Presidency

Nationality: Bangladesh, India

Children: Rinki Bhattacharya

Bimal Roy (Bengali: বিমল রায়; 12 July 1909 – 8 January 1966) was a Bengali Indian film director. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films such as Do Bigha Zamin, ...more
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Haradhan Bannerjee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 87 (1926-2013), Credits: The Golden Fortress, Joi Baba Felunath & The Coward

Birthplace: Bangladesh, Kushtia District

Nationality: Bangladesh, India

Haradhan H Bandopadhyay was a Bengali Indian male actor of television and films. He made his debut in 1948 Bengali film Devdut directed by Atanu Bandopadhyay. His had worked with most prominent ...more
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Bhanu Bandopadhyay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 63 (1920-1983), Credits: Sharey Chuattar, Chowringhee & Sagina

Birthplace: Bangladesh, Eurasia, Dhaka District, Greater Dhaka Area, Dhaka

Nationality: Bangladesh

Parents: Jitendranath Bandyopadhyay, Suniti Bandyopadhyay

Children: Gautam Banerjee, Basabi Ghatak Bandyopadhyay, Pinaki Bandyopadhyay

Bhanu Bandyopadhyay (born as Samyamoy Bandyopadhyay; 26 August 1920 – 4 March 1983) was an Indian actor, known for his work in Bengali cinema. He acted in over 300 movies, in numerous plays and ...more
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Mohammad Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh, United States of America

Mohammad Ahmed is an actor.
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Dino Shafeek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 54 (1930-1984), Credits: Young Winston

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh, United Kingdom

Dino Shafeek (born Gholam D. Shafeek, 21 March 1930 – 10 March 1984) was a Bangladeshi actor. Born and raised in Dacca, Bengal Province, he moved to the UK from East Pakistan in 1958 and ...more
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Ferdous Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Ferdous Ahmed

Birthplace: Munshiganj District, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Children: Nuzran Ferdous, Nuzhat Ferdous

Ferdous Ahmed (born 7 June 1973/1974) is a Bangladeshi film actor. He acts in Bangladesh and West Bengal films. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor four times for his roles in ...more
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Muhammad Yunus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 78, Credits: To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America, The Fourth Revolution: Energy & One Peace at a Time

Birthplace: Chittagong, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Parents: Hazi Dula Mia Shoudagar, Sofia Khatun

Children: Monica Yunus, Deena Afroz Yunus

Muhammad Yunus (Bengali: মুহাম্মদ ইউনূস; born 28 June 1940) is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding ...more
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Rosy Afsari is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 61 (1946-2007), Credits: A River Called Titash, Jibon Thekey Neya & Naya Anubhav

Nationality: Bangladesh

Rosy Afsari (also Rosy Samad, 23 April 1946 – 9 March 2007) was an actress in the Bangladeshi film industry. She was awarded the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in its ...more
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Ariel Schulman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 37, Credits: The Pleasure of Being Robbed, Family Tree & There's Nothing You Can Do

Nationality: United States of America

Ariel Schulman is an actor, film director, producer and art director.
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Abdur Razzak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 77, Credits: Janmadata, Jibon Thekey Neya & Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

Nationality: India

Children: Moina, Bappi, Bapparaj, Somrat

Abdur Razzak (Bengali: আব্দুর রাজ্জাক; 23 January 1942 – 21 August 2017) was a Bangladeshi actor and film director. He is referred to as Nayak Raj Razzak (King of Heroes), a title given by Ahmed ...more
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Humayun Faridi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 60 (1952-2012), Credits: Meherjaan, Padma Nadir Majhi & Mayer Morjada

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Children: Debjani Faridi

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 ...more
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Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddiq... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 47, Credits: Akash Chhoa Bhalobasa, Ke Ami & Shyamol Chhaya

Birthplace: Faridpur District, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Parents: Arzumand Ara Begum, Zainuddin Ahamed

Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddique (Pronunciation ; born 1972), commonly known as Riaz, is a Bangladeshi film actor, producer, model and television presenter who has appeared in more than 100 Bengali ...more
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Manoj Mitra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 80, Credits: An Enemy of the People, The Home and the World & Sedin Dujone

Birthplace: Bangladesh, Satkhira District

Nationality: Bangladesh, India

Parents: Ashok Kumar

Manoj Mitra is a writer.
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Purnima is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 37, Credits: Rendu Jella Sita, Matir Thikana & Akash Chhoa Bhalobasa

Birthplace: Bangladesh, Chittagong

Nationality: Bangladesh

Purnima (also Poornima or Pournima), meaning "full moon" in Sanskrit. Purnima may also refer to:
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Monu Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Monu Mukherjee Age 89, Credits: Joi Baba Felunath, Sati & City of Joy

Birthplace: British Raj

Nationality: Bangladesh

Monu Mukherjee is an actor.
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Anamika Saha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Anamika Saha

Birthplace: Jessore District, Bangladesh

Nationality: India

Anamika Saha is a Bengali film actress.
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Jayasree Sen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Jayasree Sen Age 82, Credits: Chowringhee

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Jayasree Sen is an actress.
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Dilip Roy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Dec. at 79 (1931-2010), Credits: Kshudista Pashan, Shet Patharer Thala & Mon Mane Na

Birthplace: Bangladesh, Chittagong

Nationality: Bangladesh

Dilip Roy was an actor, cinematographer and film director.
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Mosharraf Karim is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Mosharraf Karim Age 46, Credits: Television, Daruchini Dip & Third Person Singular Number

Birthplace: Barisal, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

K M Mosharraf Hossain (born 22 August 1972) is a Bangladeshi television and film actor. Some of his most famous work is Television, Third Person Singular Number, Sikandar Box and many others. He ...more
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Rudraprasad Sengupta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Age 84, Credits: Little Buddha, City of Joy & Hatey Bazarey

Birthplace: East Bengal, India

Nationality: Bangladesh

Parents: Anant Sengupta, Usha Prabha Sengupta

Children: Sohini Sengupta

Rudraprasad Sengupta (born 31 January 1935) is a Bengali Indian actor, director and cultural critic.
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Shabnur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bangladesh
Shabnur Age 49, Credits: Tomake Bou Banabo, Mayer Morjada & Amar Swapno Tumi

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Kazi Sharmin Nahid Nupur (born 17 December 1979), better known by stage name Shabnur, is a Bangladeshi film actress. She made her debut in Chandni Raatey directed by Ehtesham in 1993.