Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Humayun’s last movie to be released on Friday

Recently demised iconic author-playwright-film director Humayun Ahmed’s last film Ghetu Putro Kamola will be released on Friday in three top cinemas in Dhaka Balaka and Star Cineplex in Dhaka, according to a press release. Produced by Impress Telefilm, the most awaiting film of the year will also be released outside of Dhaka very soon. Last ... Read more

Humayun’s swan song

Eid special telefilm on Channel i Channel i will air a telefilm, titled “Jodi Bhalo Na Lagey Toh Dio Na Mon” on Eid day at 12:05pm. The play is the last script by noted litterateur Humayun Ahmed. Raikhan Khan has directed the telefilm. The star cast includes Swiss model-actress Janine Dominique Allery, leading Bangladeshi film ... Read more

Mourning the death of a legend

Memorial meeting for Humayun Ahmed at SUST A memorial meeting for the recently deceased celebrated writer Humayun Ahmed was held at the central auditorium of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet on August 6. Assistant Professor of the Sociology Department, Md. Faruq Uddin, conducted the function. The function was held at the initiative ... Read more

His creations to be cherished forever

Humayun Ahmed His creations to be cherished forever Says Sust VC Humayun Ahmed’s writings were immensely popular and those would be cherished by millions forever, said Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) Vice-Chancellor Prof Saleh Uddin yesterday. There is not a single family which has not read the charismatic storyteller’s books and the eminent ... Read more

Shaon sued

Humayun’s Death Shaon sued Thirteen days into the death of Humayun Ahmed, his wife, Meher Afroz Shaon, and Mazharul Islam, publisher of Anya Prokash Publication Ltd, were sued in Chittagong yesterday for “killing the litterateur in a planned way”. Advocate Nazrul Islam, who claims to be a writer, filed the case with the Chief Metropolitan ... Read more

The unfamiliar that is all too familiar

Couple of days post Humayun Ahmed’s demise, BTV aired one of his plays. The play, “Nimphool”, was first aired in 1997. Set in a typical Bangladeshi village, the story begins with a mob approaching the home of the headman, ably played by Abul Hayat. A notorious bandit has been caught. The smart-mouthed outlaw, deftly played ... Read more

Let there be a museum at Nuhash Polli

Abdul Matin Litterateur Humayun Ahmed was laid to eternal rest on Tuesday at his favourite retreat at Nuhash Polli in Gazipur even though most of his family members desired to bury him at Mirpur Intellectuals’ Graveyard. The family’s decision must have been taken in view the last wishes of Humayun Ahmed as expressed by his ... Read more

A tearful goodbye for Humayun

Celebrated writer Humayun Ahmed was laid to rest under a litchi tree at Nuhash Palli in Gazipur on Tuesday with thousands of mourners watching the funeral in tears in heavy rain. Amid prayer hymns, Humayun’s body was lowered into the grave at around 2:00pm, after the third namaz-e-janaza at Nuhash Palli in village Pirujali, the ... Read more

Goodbye Humayun

Sea of mourners pays tributes to writer of hearts; burial today It was a sweltering day and traffic jam was no less troubling. But nothing could prevent thousands of people from flocking to the Central Shaheed Minar yesterday. Irrespective of caste and creed, religion and political parties, people with flowers, many of them in tears, ... Read more

Humayun’s body due today

Public viewing at Central Shaheed Minar The family and friends of Humanyun Ahmed, who died from cancer in a New York hospital late Thursday night, along with the coffin left New York about midnight past Saturday in an Emirates flight that is scheduled to reach Shahjalal International Airport about 8:40am today. The foreign secretary, Mijarul ... Read more

Humayun Ahmed is no more

Popular writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, who had been the most dominant figure in Bangla fiction in Bangladesh in his later years after emerging into the literary world in the early 1970s, died in a New York hospital late Thursday night. He died of colorectal cancer in Bellvue Hospital at the age of 63 about ... Read more

Humayun Ahmed back in town

Noted litterateur and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed returned to Bangladesh from the USA after eight months of treatment. He along with his family arrived at Shahjalal International Airport yesterday at 3am. Owner of Anno Prokash, Mazharul Islam accompanied by Ahmed’s chief assistant director Jewel Rana received the novelist at the airport. Arriving at his residence

Humayun made spl adviser at UN mission

Popular writer Humayun Ahmed has been appointed special adviser to the Bangladesh Mission in the United Nations, reports a private television channel. “I am surprised but happy,” said the author, who is now staying in the USA for treatment of cancer, in his reaction. Talking to Channel i yesterday, he said, “The government knows very

Humayun Ahmed’s solo book fair opens

With prayers for a quick recovery of litterateur Humayun Ahmed, the 63rd birth anniversary of the celebrated writer was observed in and outside of the country yesterday. The iconic writer-dramatist-filmmaker is now in New York for his colon cancer treatment, celebrated his 63rd birth anniversary amidst his friends and family in the USA. To mark ... Read more

Humayun Ahmed’s 3 plays in Eid on Channel i

On the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr, Channel i will air three plays written by the country’s noted litterateur and playwright Humayun Ahmed. Among the plays, the writer himself directed two titled ‘Nishikabya’ and ‘Rail Gari Jhom Jhom’ while his wife Meher Afroze Shaon directed the third one titled “Khalequzzaman Chowdhury’r Bishwo Record”. The cast of ... Read more

Humayan Ahmed’s ‘Ekla Pakhi’ goes on air from June 28

Popular playwright Humayan Ahmed’s drama serial ‘Ekla Pakhi’ is going to be aired on Channel i from June 28. The serial was directed by Meher Afroze Shaon. The cast of the serial includes Challenger, Tisha, Meer Sabbir, Sohana Saba, Shamim Shahed, Shamima Naznin, Masud Akhanda, Jeuel Rana and Al Mamun. The serial will be aired ... Read more

Special play by Humayun Ahmed

Baishakhi Bounty Special play by Humayun Ahmed “Shopno Ebong Shopno Bhongo”, a single-episode play written by Humayun Ahmed and directed by his wife Meher Afroze Shaon will be aired on Pahela Baishakh on Channel i at 7:50pm. The story follows a writer, played by Gazi Rakayet. Other cast members include Rahmat Ali, Agun, Shamima Naznin ... Read more