Popular villain of Bangladeshi film industry Ahmed Sharif has recently returned in direction after a span of eight years. He has recently directed a comedy play titled ‘Mairer Upor Oshud Nai’. The play was written and produced by Nader Khan.
Legendary TV and film actor ATM Shamsuzzaman has played the key role here while Rina Khan, Afzal Sharif, Jacky Alamgir, Kheyali and Sabbir performed in this play among others.
While talking about the play, Ahmed Sharif said, “To create something good is always a matter of joy for a director and I also feel so. By directing plays, I am just preparing myself to direct movies in near future.”
Earlier in 2003, Sharif made a play for Bangladesh Television (BTV) titled ‘Phul Phute Phul Jhore’. Popular actress Shumaiya Shimu played the key role of the play. Before this in 2001, he started his career as a director by making a telefilm titled ‘Kshanik Basanta’. Indrani Haldar and Mahfuz Ahmed performed the central characters of the telefilm.
Ahmed Sharif was debuted in movie by playing a role in Nazrul Islam’s film ‘Shorolipi’ while he earned huge reputation by acting in Shubash Datta’s film ‘Arunodoyer Agnisakshi’. The veteran film actor got his first National Film Award in 1982 for his outstanding performance in ‘Gangchil’, a movie directed by Ruhul Amin.
-With The New Nation input