Popular actor and National Film Award winner Ferdous Ahmed has set off for Canada at 5:30 am yesterday to take part in the ‘Bangla Festival’.
Even though the talented actor has been on various parts of the world for shooting, this is the 2nd time that the actor has gone to Canada.
The inauguration of the ‘Bangla Festival’ will begin 12 May and the festival will continue until May 13. A cultural evening will also take place on May 13, Ferdous will be honoured at the 2nd day of the festival.
Commenting about the festival and his visit to Canada, Ferdous said “I am very happy to contribute to the country’s culture by achieving award from Canada. It is because of the support of the people of country that I am being able to go to Canada and represent our culture in the festival”.
I am feeling a unique sense of excitement because this is the 2nd time that I am going to Canada. I hope that the visit will be a pleasant and a memorable experience, he added.
Ferdous Ahmed is a Bangladeshi actor. He acts in both Bangladesh and West Bengal films.
Ferdous became notable first as a television actor, then as a film actor in the mid 1997s. He has released more than 200 films, both in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India. He debuted in the film Hothat Brishti. It was an India-Bangladesh co-production.
Ferdous is also a part-time model. He owns film production house Nuzhat Films,TV production house Cinema Scope and a wing of event planning studio.
Ferdous was introduced in the film industry by famous dance choreographer Amir Hossain Babu. At that period Amir Hossain Babu was planning to direct a movie based upon dancing, the movie named ‘Nach Moyuri nach’. On his quest for actors Babu find out handsome Ferdous. But Babu could not able to start the work of that movie. After the sudden death of the then popular film actor Salman Shah, Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed came in front of the camera for the first time in his place; it was in the movie named ‘Buker vetor agun’ directed by Chotku Ahmed.
Chotku Ahmed changed the script after the death of Salman Shah and provided Ferdous the opportunity to play in the role. Later Ferdous independently performed in the movie ‘Prithibi amare chay na’ directed by Anjon Chowdhury, it was in the year of 1998.
In the same year, Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed came under the limelight after releasing the movie ‘Hotath Brishty’ directed by Bashu Chatterjy. ‘Hotath Brishty’ was a joint production of India and Bangladesh. The popularity led him to achieve the National Film Award of that year.
From that on he became regular in the film industry of Bangladesh and India.
Ferdous acted in two of the movies of Bashu Chatterjy – ‘Chupi chupi’ (2001) and ‘Tok jhal mishti’ (2002).
In 2003, he performed in ‘Chondrokotha’ of famous writer and film maker Humayun Ahmed and ‘Kal shokale’ of Amzad Hossain. In the year after he acted in ‘Bachelor’ of Mostofa Sarwar Faruki and ‘Meher nigar’ – the first film that is made from the writing of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and directed by Moushumi – Guljar. In the next year 2005 Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed again performed in the second movie made from the script of national poet’s literature. The movie named ‘Rakkhushi’ and he acted superbly with senior actress Rojina. In the same year he also acted in the movie ‘Ayna’ directed by popular actress Kobori.
In 2006 Ferdous worked in two movies of Didarul Alam. The first was made from the well read novel of Humayun Ahmed ‘Nondito Noroke’ – the movie was also named ‘Nondito Noroke’ and directed by Belal Ahmed. The second was directed by Didarul Alam and named ‘Na Bolona’. In the second movie Ferdous acted in a special character in the first and last of the movie.
In the next year of 2007 Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed performed in the tremendously commercially successful movie ‘Khairun Shundori’ – the movie was made in rural perspective and directed by A K Sohail.