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  • Humayun Ahmed’s 7th death anniversary being observed

    The 7th death anniversary of celebrated playwright, writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed is being observed.

  • Debi Film

    'Debi' completes hundred days in theatres

    The smash hit Debi, an adaptation of renowned author Humayun Ahmed's novel of the same name, recently marked the hundredth day of its release.

  • Humayun Ahmed's Misir Ali

    About Misir Ali

    Creating Misir Ali for the big screen is a big task because Misir Ali is big. He is one of the iconic characters Bangladeshi and Bangla literature has ever created.

  • The Debi Director Speaks

    Onom Biswas talks at Uncensored with Rafi Hossain about the experience of making of Debi, his debut film as a director.

  • Humayun Ahmed 70th Birthday

    Humayun Ahmed Sahitya Puroshkar 2018 held at Bangla Academy

    Named after the legendary litterateur of Bangla Literature, Humayun Ahmed, the award is received by one senior and one upcoming writer every year since 2015.

  • First glimpse of 'Misir Ali' Unveiled

    Chanchal Chowdhury and Jaya Ahsan starrer Debi, a film adaptation of cultural legend Humayun Ahmed's novel of the same name, released its second teaser trailer on Thursday. The novel Debi – the first of the Misir Ali series, is considered one of the best creations of the late author and a treat to readers who enjoy mysteries and paranormal fiction.

  • The men of Humayun Ahmed's films

    A skilled storyteller in his own right, Humayun Ahmed's narrative prowess was eminent in his films. During the 90s when rampant commercialisation resulted in over-glammed, action-packed, blockbuster-style cinema led by testosterone-fuelled heroes, Ahmed's films exhibited a knack for well-rounded and socially relevant narratives.

  • ‘Humayun Ahmed memorial complex to be built at Nuhash Palli’

    Meher Afroz Shaon, wife of late writer Humayun Ahmed, says they are planning to build a memorial complex in honour of the eminent litterateur at Nuhash Palli in Gazipur.

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    Muhammad Zafar Iqbal on Humayun Ahmed's legacy

    One of the greatest storytellers of his time, Humayun Ahmed's unmatched eminence has placed him both in the heart of readers and literary debate.

  • Nuhash reminisces Humayun Ahmed

    Nuhash Humayun, son of acclaimed writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, talks about his memories and relationship with his father and his future plans in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Another  Humayun  Ahmed classic coming  to big screen

    Another Humayun Ahmed classic coming to big screen

    Humayun Ahmed holds a special place in the heart of every discerning Bangalee, and the magic of his appeal has transcended the pages of his books on to the big and small screen.

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    Government sponsors Humayun Ahmed's Devi

    Humayun Ahmed's "Devi" has been chosen to be filmed in government sponsorship. “Devi”, a famous novel of the celebrated novelist will get its big screen adaptation and people will now be able to enjoy it on a larger scale.

  • Homage to Humayun Ahmed

    It's a great way to pay tribute to legendary litterateur-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed by putting together a photo album titled “Ananta Jibon Jodi” featuring over a hundred rare images of various moods and moments of the legend.

  • Humayun Ahmed's Anil Bagchi'r Ekdin gets screen adaptation

    The feature is scheduled for nationwide release on December 11th this year on account of Victory Day.

  • Humayun Ahmed, Bangla literature, remembrance, birthday, best story teller, contemporary writer

    In remembrance of Humayun Ahmed

    Humayun Ahmed is the most celebrated writer of contemporary time and one of the best story tellers in the history of Bangla literature.

  • Bangladesh premiere of Anil Bagchi'r EKDIN today

    The Bangladesh premiere of “Anil Bagchi'r Ekdin”, Morshedul Islam's film based on a novel by Humayun Ahmed, is set to be held today at the Star Cineplex.

  • Humayun Ahmed

    Stars recall wordsmith Humayun Ahmed on his 67th birthday

    I have many fond memories of the prolific writer, playwright and litterateur -filmmaker. For example, he returned for a few days to the...

  • Moutushi Biswas

    Moutushi Biswas in Humayun Ahmed's Krishnapokkho

    Television actress Moutushi Biswas is spending busy times with her upcoming feature film “Krishnapokkho”. Based on Humayun Ahmed's novel of the same title, the film is being directed by Meher Afroze Shaon.

  • Humayun Ahmed's TV Drama on Channel i

    Channel i is airing Humayun Ahmed's TV drama “Bhalobashar Golpo”. Scripted by Maruf Rehman and directed by Meher Afroz Shaon, the drama is set to air on the day of Eid Ul Azha at 7:50PM.

  • Dr Zafar Iqbal’s publishers demand justice

    A group of university students and the publishers of noted writer Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal demand punishment to the attackers who assaulted teachers at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).

  • 3rd death anniv of Humayun Ahmed observed

    The third death anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, who mesmerised his fans with his strong works for four decades, is observed amid unabated downfall all the day.

  • Ekjon Mayaboti

    “Ekjon Mayaboti” on Channel i

    “Ekjon Mayaboti” is a popular novel by writer Humayun Ahmed. A drama serial of the same name has recently been adapted from the novel and will go on air soon.

  • Humayun Ahmed

    Ekushe Boi Mela has just started, meaning wonderful news for all the booklovers amongst us. There will, as always, be fantastic selection of books and novels by brilliant writers of the country. However, it is safe to assume that the best seller will be Humayun Ahmed once again. It's no wonder why, as he was a fantastic storyteller, writer and visionary. We hope however that this year, a new writer manages to pick up the mantle left behind by the legend and take his place as the bestseller for this year's Boi Mela.