Shakib Khan (Alternatively Spelled as Sakib Khan) is an Actor of Bangladeshi Film Industry, Dhallywood. His original name is Masud Rana. He is considered as King of Dhallywood, the most popular actor of Bangladeshi Cinema in the recent times. He has acted in more than 70 movies.
He won the national award for best actor in Bangladeshi Bangla Movie in 2010, for “Valbashley Ghor Badha Jai Na”. He also won 5 Meril Prothom Alo Awards for Best actor. He is the highest paid actor of Dhallywood.
Film Actor Shakib Khan Biography
Film Actor Shakib Khan was born to Abdur Rab and Nurjahan in 28th March, 1983. Abdur Rab was a Government officer and his mother is a housewife. His father’s job required the family to frequently relocate from one city to another during his schooling days. In many interview he said that he did not mind travelling and changing schools. During his 9th grade, when he was residing with his family in Narayanganj, he became interested in Marshal Art. After that he has done a course in Marshal Art. In his childhood he dreamt to become a doctor or engineer. He was a bright student and did brilliant results in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) exams.
Besides education, he had a keen interest in dancing too. That’s why he completed a dancing course under Dance Master Aziz Reza. One he went to FDC (Film Development Corporation), the only major studio in Bangladesh. There he met a photographer, who requested him to take some photo shoots. During the photo shoot, director Abul Khair Bulbul noticed him and offered him to act in the leading role of his movie “Shobai Tow Shukhi Hote Chai”. Bangladeshi Film Actor Shakib Khan accepted the offer. Though, even before the release of “Shobai Tow Shukhi Hote Chai”, other directors noticed him and start offering movies. He only got 5000 taka for his movie. He made his debut in Shonor Rahaman Sohan’s “Anonto Balobasha” in 1999. His debut movie was not commercially successful, but his acting as well as dancing and fighting were praised by film critics. After that, he never had to look back.
Shakib Khan Achievements And Awards
BD Film Actor Shakib Khan is the highest paid Actor of Bangladeshi Film Industry for all time. Every Sub-district of Bangladesh has at least one cinema hall, which features a Shakib Khan film at any given time, making him the most popular actor of Bangladesh. Cinema Hall owners have unanimously crowned Shakib Khan as the most favorite, saying that it is his movies that have kept the trade alive and running.
He won National Film Award 2010 for Best Actor for “Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na” (2010). He has been nominated for best actor in 7 years in a row in Meril-Prothom Alo Awards, the most reliable and popular award-giving venture and first in Bangladesh. The movies he was nominated for are Chachu (2006), Amar Praner Swami (2007), Priya Amar Priya (2008), Amar Praner Priya (2009), Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na (2010), King Khan 2011, and Don Number One (2012).
Other Activities Of Film Actor Shakib Khan
Presently Film Actor Shakib Khan is the president of Film Artist Association. He is also the brand ambassador of “Pran Power Energy drink” and “Asian Duplex Town”. In 2013, he with a group of film stars led by Masud Parvez (Sohel Rana) joined Jatiya Party (Ershad), a political party in Bangladesh.