Today (July 19) is the eighth death anniversary of Humayun Ahmed, the celebrated storyteller and producer . This creator of Himu or Missy Ali who migrated to the land of no return on this day in 2012.
Although not like every year, limited number of families and fans will remember the day through various events, across the country. It is learned that due to the Corona period, a limited number of prayers are being organized this time in Netrokona, the birthplace of Humayun Ahmed and Nuhashpalli in Gazipur, the author’s favorite place. TV channels also have special programs on his plays, films, songs and literature throughout the day.
Humayun Ahmed has left fame in most branches of art and literature. His first novel, Nandit Naroke, published in 1972, introduced him. Then he wrote more than three hundred books. Almost all of which have received response from readers at home and abroad.
Humayun Ahmed enchanted the reader with literature on the one hand, and created all the unique dramas, films and songs on the other. Many artists of this country have got the respect of the star by holding his hand. In his creations, natural scenery, jochana, rain and the consonant of Chirchena nature of Bengal have come up.
Humayun Ahmed started making films for television in the early 1990s as well as writing and directing one popular drama after another. His first film ‘Aguner Parashamani’ was released in 1994. ‘Shrabon Megher Din’ in 2000 and ‘Dui Duari’ in 2001 were well received by the audience. He created ‘Chandrakatha’ in 2003.
Humayun Ahmed created ‘Shyamal Chhaya’ in 2004 in the context of Bangladesh’s war of independence in 1971. It participated in the 2008 Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars from Bangladesh. It has also been screened at several international film festivals. In 2006, he directed ‘I have water’. He composed most of the songs for all his films.
His last film ‘Ghetuputra Kamala’ was released in 2012.In recognition of his work, Humayun Ahmed has received various awards and honors at home and abroad, including the Ekushey Padak and the Bangla Academy Award.
Humayun Ahmed was born on 13 November 1947 in Kutubpur, Netrokona. Father Faizur Rahman Ahmed was a police officer. He was martyred by the Pakistani army in the war of liberation. Humayun’s mother’s name is Ayesha Fayez. His two brothers Muhammad Zafar Iqbal and Ahsan Habib.
Meanwhile, his worthy successor Nuhash Humayun is praising the construction on the basis of Humayun Ahmed’s source.