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Humayun Ahmed

Author + Dramatist and Film Director
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Born Nov 13, 1948

Humayun Ahmed was a Bangladeshi author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker. Ahmed emerged in the Bengali literary world in the early 1970s. According to Times of India, largest circulation among all English-language newspapers in the world, "Humayun was a custodian of the Bangladeshi literary culture whose contribution single-handedly shifted the capital of Bengali literature from Kolkata to Dhaka without any war or revolution ".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Ahmed was born on 13 November 1948 in Mohongonj, Netrokona, but his village home is Kutubpur, Mymensingh, Bangladesh (then East Pakistan).

TEENAGE

1965 17 Years Old …  Ahmed passed SSC exam from Bogra Zilla School in 1965. … Read More
1967 19 Years Old He passed HSC exam from Dhaka College in 1967. … Read More

TWENTIES

1971 23 Years Old His father, Faizur Rahman Ahmed, a police officer and writer, was killed by Pakistani military during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971, and his mother was Ayesha Foyez.
1973 25 Years Old In 1973, Ahmed married Gultekin, granddaughter of Principal Ibrahim Khan. … Read More

FIFTIES

2003 55 Years Old Later, in 2003, Ahmed divorced Gultekin and married Shaon in 2005. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2011 63 Years Old In 2011 Ahmed had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
His 2012 film Ghetuputra Kamola was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist. … Read More
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