Asaduzzaman Noor Bio, Born, Age, Height, Facts, Family, News, Secrets, Trivia, Updates
- Name: Asaduzzaman Noor
- Date of Birth: 31 October 1946 (age 71)
- Status: Minister of Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh
Why Asaduzzaman Noor is Legend of Bangladesh?
Asaduzzaman Noor is a Bangladeshi actor, politician, and activist born 31st October 1946. He is the current Minister of Cultural Affairs of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. During his early days, he had his turning point in acting as a Bangladesh Television dramatic artist. He was well known for his works which comprise Kothao Keu Nei, Ayomoy, Bohubrihi and Ei Sob Din Ratri. His renowned films are Shonkhonii Karagar in 1992 and Aguner Poroshmoni in 1994, both the former and later won National Film Awards. The Government of Bangladesh bestowed upon Asaduzzaman Noor the Independence Day Award in 2018.
Early Life of Asaduzzaman Noor
Asaduzzaman Noor was born on 31st October 1946 at Nilphamari District Sadar. His father’s name is Abu Nazem Mohammed Ali and mother’s name is Amina Begum.
He concluded his college education at Nilphamari College. Asaduzzaman Noor was admitted into the University of Dhaka to study law. He was enthusiastic about the showbiz from his early days. Acting
Personal Life of Asaduzzaman Noor
Asaduzzaman Noor married to Dr. Shaheen Akhter, a professor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University specialized in child disease. Asaduzzaman Noor marriage is blessed with a son and a daughter.
Career of Asaduzzaman Noor
Asaduzzaman Noor acting career in theatre started in the 70s when he joined a group the largest group ‘Nagorik’. he attended an interview of the well-known actors at that time while he was a receptionist of the paper “Chitral” at that time. At the interview, he met Ali Zaker, an actor of Nagorik who asked him to visit the rehearsal of his newly formed team. Noor decided to go there, where he saw lots of people he knew that attended the same university he did. He joined the team working behind the stage as a prompter. He got his chance to showcase his talent, during the rehearsal of the drama “Toilo Shonkot” which was written by Rashid Haider was taking place. The actor of the drama Abdul Hayat got injured on stage with just about 2 days left before the kick-off show. Ali Zaker made a request to Asaduzzaman Noor to participate and replace the injured actor. He was persuaded by his teammates to take the role. That singular decision kick-started his career as an actor. “Ranger Dhanush” because Noor’s first television drama which was directed by Abdullahi al Mamun in 1974. In 1985, he acted in the drama ‘El Shob Din Ratri’ written by Humayun Ahmed. He then went on to feature in the television drama ‘Ayomoy’ also written by Humayun n Ahmed.
In 1990, Asaduzzaman Noor featured in the historical drama ‘Kothao Keu Nei written by Humayun Ahmed’. The drama dramatically turned his life story around, he got famous all over the country for his role as ‘Baker Bhai’ with positive reviews from movie critics and audience. The character ‘Baker Bhai’ is the legendary character in the history of drama industry in Bangladesh. It is still remembered today.
In 1992, Asaduzzaman Noor featured in the blockbuster movie ‘Shonkonil Karagar’ with Suborna Mustapha.
In 1994 he made yet another fantastic acting performance in the movie ‘Aguner Poroshmoni’ alongside Bipasha Hayat in 1994 and got the positive reviews from critics and audience which then earned him the National Film Award for these movies
Till this date, he made more than 600 appearances in 15 different plays of the Nagorik group. He directed few plays. He wrote few plays for both stage and television. He featured in over 110 Tv plays and series. He acted in over 5o radio plays and a good number of a full-length feature film. He produced more than 50 A/V communication materials for both commercial and social communication. He is now a Member of Liberation War Museum Trustee Board, President of Abbriti Sommonnoy Parishad, Member of Sommilito Sangskiritik Jote and General Secretary of Bangladesh of the Russia Friendship Society.
Political Career of Asaduzzaman Noor
Asaduzzaman Noor joined East Pakistan Student Union in 1963, in 1965; he was elected to be the General Secretary of Nilphamari College Student Union. He gained admission into Dhaka Univesity in 1966 to study law still a member of the Students’ Union. He was the Cultural Affairs Secretary of the East Pakistan Students’ Union, later becoming the chairman of the Shongskriti Shongshod one of the largest cultural group in University at that time. In 1971, he played an active role in the Liberation war by helping the East Pakistan Rifles, joined to be a freedom fighter under sector 6 and also helped in the recruitment of fighters. He joined the Communist party. He got immensely involved in various political, social and cultural activities for quite a while.
During this period he joined anti-Ershad movement during the 1990 revolution and movement calling for the trial of war criminals under the leadership of Jahanara Imam.
In 1998, he joined Bangladesh Awami League and in 2002 he was elected as Publicity Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Central Committee. Several years later, in 2009 he was appointed as the Cultural Affairs Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Central Committee. In 2001 and 2008, the contests and was elected as a Parliament Member from Nilphamari district. As part of the 9th National Parliament, he was a member of several parliamentary standing committees such as committee for Cultural Affairs, Information technology etc. He was elected as a parliamentary member from his hometown district Nilphamari of the 10th National Parliament Election and he was sworn in on 12th January 2014 as a Minister for the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. His election was marred by loyalists of the opponent Jamaat-e-Islami which led to the death of 5 people.
Awards of Asaduzzaman Noor
- National Film Award
- Shahid Munier Chowdhury Award
- Syed Badruddin Hossain Memorial Award
- World Theatre Day Award
Asaduzzaman Noor Full Biography:
|Birth Name||Asaduzzaman Noor|
|Date of birth||31 October 1946|
|Birth Place||Nilphamari, Bangladesh|
|Age||72 (In 2018)|
|Parents||Abu Nazem Mohammad Ali and Amena Begum|
|Nick name||Noor, Baker Bhai|
|Education||Graduated from the University of Dhaka|
|Occupation||Bangladeshi actor, politician and activist.|
|Height||5 feet 6 inch|
|Body Measurement||Not Known|
|Children||Two children son named Sudipto, and a daughter, Shuprova Tasneem|
|Started Career||With a private job|
|Debut Movie||Hooliya (1984)|
|Other Movies||Shonkhonil Karagar (1992), Aguner Poroshmoni (1994), Chandrokotha (2003), Daruchini Dip (2007) etc.|
|Debut TV Drama||Ronger Fanush directed by Abdullah Al Mamun|
|Other TV Dramas||Ei Shob Din Ratri, Ayomoy, Bohubrihi, Kothao Keu Nei, Priyo Podorekha, Aaj Robibar, Samuddra Bilash Pvt. Ltd, Josnar Phool, Mrittor opare, Rupar Ghonta, Ekti Aloukik Vromon Kahini, Ochin Ragini, Chondrogrohon, Janok, Bank Draft, Eid Vacation, Nokkhotrer Raat, Aronnay Ekoda, Jononi, BOU KOTHA KAO, Ghotona Samanno, Fera, SHOBUJ CHAYA, SHOBUJ SHATHY, Murti, Uzan Sroter Jatri etc.|
|Favorite Food||Bangladeshi Food|
|Favorite Color||Black, White|
|Awards||Shahid Munier Chowdhury Award (2006), Syed Badruddin Hossain Memorial Award (2015), World Theatre Day Award (2015), Independence Day Award, (2018) etc.|
|Other Activities||As a Politician|
|As a Politician||He is the current Minister of Cultural Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh.|
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