Humayun Ahmed

Sanjoy Somadder to adapt Humayun Ahmed's fiction into film

The Bangladesh government allocates special grants to bolster the Bengali film industry, every year. For the financial year 2023-24, the government has decided to support about 20 full-length films across four categories. Out of these, 16 films will each receive a grant of Tk 75 lakhs, while the remaining four will be awarded Tk 50 lakhs each.

Nishad Humayun to start a podcast

In a recent announcement, Nishad Humayun, son of the late literary maestro Humayun Ahmed and actress Meher Afroz Shaon, is gearing up to launch a podcast addressing Bangladesh's educational landscape. 

Humayun Ahmed and his quiet, subtle humanist stances

There is a great debate on his inclination towards choosing safer routes as a laureate; critics always said he downplayed his capabilities and did not utilize his literary brilliance on social and political instances much; rather, he opted for popular and contemporary content, a discussion popular among critics and fans alike.

Remembering Humayun Ahmed through the eyes of three actors

Celebrated literary figure Humayun Ahmed was deeply loved by millions of readers during his lifetime. As an author, he gained immense popularity by creating characters like Himu, Rupa, and Misir Ali, through which he earned countless devoted fans. The craze for Himu is still visible in today’s generation, as fans still wear yellow panjabi—a signature dress worn by the character.

Salahuddin Lavlu’s television drama set to commemorate Humayun Ahmed

The drama, named “Ami Humayun Ahmed hote chai,” is written by Razia Sultana Jenny, and renowned artistes like Dolly Zahur, Jonaed Bukdadi, Riya, Sarker Apu, Roshan, Roshni, and Salahuddin Lavlu himself are featured in it.  The TV drama is scheduled to be aired at 9:30 PM, November 13, on Channel i.

I still act to feed my artistic soul: Dolly Zahur

She once portrayed the iconic character of Rabeya in late legendary writer-director Humayun Ahmed’s “Shonkhonil Karagar” in 1992.

Mahfuz Ahmed apologises for commenting about Zahid Hasan

Recently, in an interview, Mahfuz made some comments about Zahid Hasan, while reminiscing about their friendship, for which the former has apologised.

Tired of filing cases against them: Meher Afroz Shaon

During her visit to Nuhash Polli on Wednesday morning, Shaon expressed her frustration over various dramas and movies of Humayun Ahmed being streamed on popular OTT platforms and YouTube channels without any proper permission or contract.

'We had a lot of disagreements, but they subsided and we made classics'

Abul Hayat had worked in many of Humayun Ahmed’s noted productions, such as “Aaj Robibar”, “Bohubrihi” and “Nokkhotrer Raat”. On the death anniversary of Humayun Ahmed, the actor shared some of his sweet memories with the legendary writer.

June 13, 2024
June 13, 2024

Sanjoy Somadder to adapt Humayun Ahmed's fiction into film

The Bangladesh government allocates special grants to bolster the Bengali film industry, every year. For the financial year 2023-24, the government has decided to support about 20 full-length films across four categories. Out of these, 16 films will each receive a grant of Tk 75 lakhs, while the remaining four will be awarded Tk 50 lakhs each.

December 29, 2023
December 29, 2023

Nishad Humayun to start a podcast

In a recent announcement, Nishad Humayun, son of the late literary maestro Humayun Ahmed and actress Meher Afroz Shaon, is gearing up to launch a podcast addressing Bangladesh's educational landscape. 

November 13, 2023
November 13, 2023

Humayun Ahmed and his quiet, subtle humanist stances

There is a great debate on his inclination towards choosing safer routes as a laureate; critics always said he downplayed his capabilities and did not utilize his literary brilliance on social and political instances much; rather, he opted for popular and contemporary content, a discussion popular among critics and fans alike.

November 13, 2023
November 13, 2023

Remembering Humayun Ahmed through the eyes of three actors

Celebrated literary figure Humayun Ahmed was deeply loved by millions of readers during his lifetime. As an author, he gained immense popularity by creating characters like Himu, Rupa, and Misir Ali, through which he earned countless devoted fans. The craze for Himu is still visible in today’s generation, as fans still wear yellow panjabi—a signature dress worn by the character.

November 6, 2023
November 6, 2023

Salahuddin Lavlu’s television drama set to commemorate Humayun Ahmed

The drama, named “Ami Humayun Ahmed hote chai,” is written by Razia Sultana Jenny, and renowned artistes like Dolly Zahur, Jonaed Bukdadi, Riya, Sarker Apu, Roshan, Roshni, and Salahuddin Lavlu himself are featured in it.  The TV drama is scheduled to be aired at 9:30 PM, November 13, on Channel i.

August 3, 2023
August 3, 2023

I still act to feed my artistic soul: Dolly Zahur

She once portrayed the iconic character of Rabeya in late legendary writer-director Humayun Ahmed’s “Shonkhonil Karagar” in 1992.

July 25, 2023
July 25, 2023

Mahfuz Ahmed apologises for commenting about Zahid Hasan

Recently, in an interview, Mahfuz made some comments about Zahid Hasan, while reminiscing about their friendship, for which the former has apologised.

July 20, 2023
July 20, 2023

Tired of filing cases against them: Meher Afroz Shaon

During her visit to Nuhash Polli on Wednesday morning, Shaon expressed her frustration over various dramas and movies of Humayun Ahmed being streamed on popular OTT platforms and YouTube channels without any proper permission or contract.

July 19, 2023
July 19, 2023

'We had a lot of disagreements, but they subsided and we made classics'

Abul Hayat had worked in many of Humayun Ahmed’s noted productions, such as “Aaj Robibar”, “Bohubrihi” and “Nokkhotrer Raat”. On the death anniversary of Humayun Ahmed, the actor shared some of his sweet memories with the legendary writer.

July 19, 2023
July 19, 2023

Humayun Ahmed through the eyes of Asaduzzaman Noor

Today marks the ninth death anniversary of legendary author and director Humayun Ahmed. He was instrumental in building people's interest in Bengali literature. To this day, his books are best-sellers at the Ekushey Boi Mela every year. Equally successful as a scriptwriter and director, Humayun Ahmed remains one of the most celebrated creators in Bangladesh. On Humayun Ahmed’s death anniversary, acclaimed actor and Member of Parliament Asaduzzaman Noor reminisces about his friendship with him.

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