Humayun Kamrul Islam was a Bangladeshi actor and drama organizer. He worked in television dramas, movies, and theatre plays. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor for his lead role in the film Magritte. He was awarded Ekushey Padak posthumously in 2018 by the Government of Bangladesh.
Full name: Humayun Faridi
Age (As of 2024):71 Years of 2024
Birthplace: Narinda, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Death: February 13, 2012
Education: Jahangirnagar University
Years active: 1952 – 2012
Spouse (s): Nazmun Ara Begum Minu (divorce), Suborna Mustafa (divorce)
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Humayun Faridi was a legendary actor in the Bangladesh showbiz industry who predominately appears in television dramas and films. He is considered one of the leading actors in the Bangladeshi showbiz arena for his negative role. Faridi got wide attention in their long career lifetime for his excellent performance in the movie. The talented actor died on February 13, 2012, but the audiences of the Bangladesh film industry remember his name till now.
Humayun Faridi Early Life:
Humayun Faridi was born on May 29, 1952, in Narinda, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His father is ATM Nurul Islam and his mother is Begum Farida Islam. The actor was admitted into United Islamia Govt. High School in Madaripur due to my father’s job and completed SSC from the school. Then he passed HSC from Chandpur Government College in 1970.
This year, Faridi enrolled at the University of Dhaka in Organic Chemistry but left the university due to the liberation war and eventually took part in the war as a freedom fighter of Bangladesh. After the liberation war, he was admitted into the Jahangirnagar University in Economics and began his journey toward the showbiz arena at this university where he got the touch of Selim Al-Deen.
Humayun Faridi Career:
Faridi kicked off the journey in the showbiz arena being a leading organizer of the 1976 Drama Festival of Jahangirnagar University. He became a member of Dhaka Theatre reaming a university student. Faridi made his acting debut in the television drama with ‘Nil Nakshar Shandaney’ in 1982. Then he appeared in lots of blockbuster dramas and became a familiar face in the showbiz industry. He came to the timeline around the showbiz arena for his character ‘Kan Kata Romzan’ in the drama ‘Songsaptak’.
In the 1990s decade, Humayun Faridi began their journey in the film industry and dominated the industry until his death. In 2004, he won the National Film Award for his terrific acting performance in the media industry.
Humayun Faridi tied a knot with Nazmun Ara Begum Minu in the 1980s and from the marriage he had a daughter named Shararat Islam Deyyani. After four years together, the couple split their relationship. Then Faridi married a popular actress of Bangladesh Suborna Mustafa in 1984. After 24 years of conjugal life, Suborna Mustafa divorced Faridi on March 28, 2008. But, in the same year, she married again 14 years younger Badrul Anam Sound. It is reported they also divorced.
Humayun Faridi died on February 13, 2012, suffering from chronic lung disease in his residence.