Full name: Shabana
Birth date:
June 15, 1952
Birth place:
Raujan, Chittagong, East Bengal
Film Actress
Years active:
Spouse (s):
Wahid Sadik
Zodiac sign:

Shabana is a legendary actress of the Bangladeshi industry who dominated the field in the 80s and 90s by her terrific acting performance. She made the successful pairs with Razzak and Alamgir. Her full name is Afroza Sultana Ratna but best known around the country by screen name Shabana. Shabana is considering one of the successful actresses in the history of Bangladesh showbiz industry. She appeared in more than 300 movies in her long career period. The talented actress won the National Film Award for ten times.

Shabana Early Life:

Shabana was born on June 15, 1952, in Raujan, Chittagong, East Bengal (now Bangladesh) to Fayez Chowdhury and Fazilatunnesa. Her father Fayez Chowdhury was a typist and mother Fazilatunnesa a housewife. Shabana was not interested about study only at nine years old quit the lesson. In early childhood, she used to pass most of the time with an aunt.

Shabana Career:

Shabana kicked off the journey in the film industry with movie ‘Notun Sur’ in 1961 as a child actress. She made her debut as heroine with the movie ‘Chakori’ in 1967 an Urdu language movie with co-actor Nadeem. Then she appeared in the blockbuster movie ‘Anari’ in 1969. In 1972, she made a terrific acting performance in the movie ‘Ora Egaro Jon’ with Razzak the story based on Bangladesh Liberation War directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam.

Shabana made a historical acting performance in the movie ‘Chhutir Ghonta’ with Razzak in 1980. Then she starred in the box office hit movie ‘Rajnigandha’. In 1984, she made a remarkable acting performance in the movie ‘Bhat De’ with co-actor Alamgir directed by Amjad Hossain. In 1986, Shabana starred in the Hindi language movie ‘Shatru’ with Rajesh Khanna. She made wonderful acting performance in the two movies ‘Ranga Bhabi’ and ‘Satya Mithya’ with Alamgir as well as got the positive acclamation from the critics and audience for her wonderful acting performance.

Then she appeared in lots of blockbuster movies including ‘Konna Dan’, ‘Banglar Nayok’ ‘Shotter Mrittu Nei’, ‘Swami Keno Asami’ and ‘Meyerao Manush’. In 1998, she left the acting career and relocated in the United States with the family.

Personal Life:

Shabana tied a knot with film producer Wahid Sadik in 1973. The couple has two daughters and a son.

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