Humayun Ahmed Biography, Wiki & Top Books list

Humayun Ahmed was born on 13 November 1948. He was a multi talented Bangladeshi novelist, dramatist, screenwriter, filmmaker, and lecture. He wrote many books in his lifetime, those books were always top selling books and Famous writer in Bangladesh.

Biography of Humayun Ahmed:

  • Full Name: Humayun Ahmed
  • Born: 13 November 1948
  • Died: 19 July 2012
  • Birthplace: Mymensingh District
  • Occupation: Writer, film director, academic, dramatist
  • Nationality: Bangladeshi
  • Genre: Fiction, Bangla Novel, Drama
  • Period: Modern Period
  • Spouse: Gultekin Khan and Meher Afroz Shaon
  • Reference: Wikipedia

Personal life of Humayun Ahmed:

His mother’s name is Ayesha Foyez and his father, Foyzur Rahman.  Ahmed was born in the then Netrokona Mahakuma under Mymensingh District. His mother, Ayesha Foyez was a housewife. His father, Foyzur Rahman Ahmed was a sub-divisional police officer in Pirojpur District. His father was killed in 1971 during the Bangladesh Liberation War. His younger Muhammed Zafar Iqbal is a writer and teacher. Another brother, Ahsan Habib is a famous cartoonist.

Humayun Ahmed studied from Chittagong Collegiate School. He passed the SSC exam from Bogra Zilla School. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s in chemistry from the University of Dhaka. Then he joined as a faculty member of the Dhaka University. Later he earned his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from North Dakota State University.

Humayun Ahmed Literary life:

His first creation was novel Nondito Noroke. The novel was published in 1972 by Khan Brother’s Publishers. He got massive success with his very first book. His second novel was Shonkhonil Karagar. Ahmed wrote fictional series and some strong character Himu series, Misir Ali 20 series and also Shubhro. He wrote some stories based on the Bangladesh Liberation War those are Aguner Poroshmoni, Paap, 1971, Srabon Megher Din. He won many Awards for contribution to Bengali literature. Those are Bangla Academy Literary Award also Ekushey Padak. Some of his Films. Those were Daruchini Dwip, Aguner Poroshmoni, and Ghetuputra Komola, etc. He died in 2012 at Bellevue Hospital in New York City.

Humayun Ahmed’s Award-winning Film:

  • Shonkhonil Karagar flim published in 1992 Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Story
  • Aguner Poroshmoni published in 1994 Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Film
  • Srabon Megher Din published in 1999 Bachsas Awards for Best Lyrics
  • Dui Duari published in 2000
  • Chandrokotha published in 2003
  • Shyamol Chhaya Bangladeshi submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
  • Nondito Noroke published in 2006
  • Daruchini Dwip  published in 2007 Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Screenplay
  • Ghetuputra Komola published in 2012

Top Books List of Humayun Ahmed:

  • In Blissful hell
  • Opekkha
  • Deeyal
  • Shonkhonil Karager
  • Parapar
  • Himu Somogro
  • Mahapurush
  • Nanani
  • Ei Sob Din rati
  • Misir ali Omnibah
  • Shonkonil Karager
  • Misir Ali somogro
  • Aguner Poroshmoni
  • Paap
  • Srabon megher Din
  • Aj Dupure Tomar Nimontron
  • Jol Jochona
  • Nobiji
  • Sokol kata Donno kora
  • Ulla ka banaisa