Late noted theatre and TV actor Khaled Khan, popularly known as Juboraj, was remembered on his 60th birth anniversary on Friday.
In memory of the late iconic actor, different socio-cultural organisations held elaborate programmes.
Besides, different satellite TV channels of the country aired an array of programmes to pay tribute to the late actor on his birth anniversary. Organised by Jubaraj Sangha, the programme featured discussion, music, dance, recitation and theatre shows.
To mark the occasion, Juboraj Shangha was organised a programme titled ‘Juboraj Jayanti’ at the Chhayanaut Auditorium in Dhanmondi of the capital on Friday .A documentary on the plays and works of Khaled Khan screened at the programme.
Khaled Khan won the hearts of viewers through playing role of a ‘Barrister’ in Swapna Mrittu Bhalobasa. Khaled gained popularity, both on the small screen and theatre, for his bold and lively performance in numerous plays.
Khaled Khan was born on February 9, 1958 in Tangail district.
He started his acting career in Nagorik Natya Sampradai in 1978. He had been attached to the theatre arena for over 30 years.
Khaled took his B.Com and M.Com degrees from the Dhaka University in 1981 and 1983 respectively. Later, he became a legendary actor on the stage performance. Khaled’s notable theatre plays include Dewan Gazir Kichchha, Nurul Diner Sara Jibon, Roktokorobi, Galileo and Darpan.
Khaled Khan is the husband of prominent singer Mita Haque and renowned singer Farhin Khan Joyita is their daughter.
Theatre plays directed by him include Muktodhara, Putul Khela, Kaal Sondhyai, Master Builder and Kshudito Pashan. His famous TV plays include Sokal Shondhya, Ei Shob Dinratri, Rupnagar and Lohar Churi.
His notable acting performances in theatre production are ‘Dewan Gazir Kissa’, ‘Nurul Diner Sara Jibon’, ‘Galileo’, ‘Roktokorobi’ and ‘Dorpon’. He had also directed ‘Muktodhara’, ‘Putul Khela’, ‘Kalshondhay’, ‘Master Builder’, ‘Khudito Pashan’ and many more.
The multifaceted artiste’s first appeared on the television screen was with the drama Shiri Ghor. Then, he acted in Imdadul Haque Milon’s ‘Rupnagar’ and Humayun Ahmed’s ‘Eishob Dinratri’.
Khan also acted in two films ‘Poka Makorer Ghor Bosoti’ and ‘Aha!’.
Khaled Khan received Md Zakaria Memorial Award, Nurunnahar Memorial Award, Impress Anyadin Award, CJFB Award and many more. The legendary dramatist Khaled Khan breathed his last in Dhaka on December 20 in 2013.