DHAKA: Sheikh Hasina, the Awami League President and elder daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, yesterday…
Abdul Quader, a renowned actor comes from a respected muslim family in village Sonarang of Munshigonj district. His father’s name is Late Abdul Jalil, mother – Late Anowara Khatun and wife – Khairun Nesa. Mr. Quader has one son & one daughter.
He completed S.S.C from Sonarang High School & Bandar High School, H.S.C from Dhaka College and B.A. (Hons) & M.A. in Economics from Dhaka University.
After working as Professor of Economics in Singair College & Lahajang College, Executive in Bitopi Advertising, joined multinational company ‘Bata Bangladesh’ in 1979.
Started acting from School life.
First drama ‘Dakghor’ of Rabindranath Thakur. The character named “Amol”.
Mr. Quader was the Drama Secretary of Mohsin Hall Student Union, Dhaka University for three years from 1972 to 1974.
In 1972, he received best actor award in inter-hall drama competition for acting in the champion drama “Jondice O Bibidha Balon” written by Salim-Al-Din & directed by Nasir Uddin Yousuf organized by Mohsin Hall.
Mr. Quader received award as a participant of the Champion group in University General Knowledge Programme “Bolun Dekhi” produced by Bangladesh Television.
Abdul Quader was the member of the executive committee of Daksu Nattachakra till 1975.
He is the member of ‘Theatre’ Drama Group since 1973. Abdul Quader was the Joint Secretary for 4 years & General Secretary for 6 years in Theatre. At present he is Director (Training).
In 1974 he participated in the Workshop on Acting organized by American College Theater Troop in Dhaka.
Started acting in Drama in Television from 1972 & in Radio from 1973. His first Serial Drama in Television was “Eso Golper Deshe”.
He is the Vice President of only organization of the Artist & Script writer of Bangladesh Television – ‘TENASINAS’.
He acted in almost 30 Dramas in Theatre & in over 1000 stage shows.
Key Stage Drama: Payer Awaj Paoya Jai, Ekhono Kritodash, Tomrai, Spardha, Dui Bon, Meraj Fakirer Maa.
In 1982 he acted in the drama – “Payer Awaj Paoya Jay” from Bangladesh in International Drama Festival at Seoul, South Korea. Apart from that he acted in Japan, Canada, Australia, Kolkata, Delhi, Dubai & in most of the districts in Bangladesh.
Mr. Quader acted in over 2,000 TV dramas.
Key TV Dramas: Kothao Keo Nei, Matir Kole, Nokkhotrer Raat, Shirsho Bindu, Shabuj Shathee, Tin Tekka, Juboraj, Aagun Laga Shandha, Ei Shei Konthashar, Amar Desher Lagi, Package Sangbad, Sabuj Chhayaa, Kar Chhayaa Chilo, Dighal Gayer Konna, Kushum Kushum Valobasha, Nitu Tomake Valobashi, Amader Choto Nodi, Valo mondo Manushera, Durer Aakash, Futani Babura, Harano Shur, Dula Bhai, Ogyyan Party, Loov, Mobaraker Eid, Bahurupi, Aei Make-up, Dhuli Bari, Shaat Goyenda, Ek Janome, Jol Pore Pata Nore, Khan Bahadurer Tin Chele, Interneter Bou, Eid Mobarak, Citizen, Hotai.
Memorable Acting in Film: Wrong Number.
Key TV Commercials: Goru Marka Dheo Tin, Bombay Sweets-er Chicken Crackers, Valo Bize Valo Fashal, Elephant King Mosher Coil, Econo Ball Pan, Chaka Ball Shaban, Jansen Motor Cycle, LG Air Conditioner, Kowality Ice-cream, Crown Melamine, Ashoke Leland, Keya Shaving Cream, Dextrose, Perfect Meter, Heart Foundation Lottery, Gazi Tank, My One TV, Kowality Powder Milk.
1. Channel i, Jhilik Eid Anondo Award.
2. TENASINAS Award.
3. Mohanagori Cultural Forum Award.
4. Agrogami Shanskritik Goshthi Award.
5. Magician P.C. Sarkar Award.
6. Television Dorshok Forum Award.
7. Mohanagori Award
8. Ostad Aminul Haque Award.
9. Unmukto Shanskritik Parishad Award.
10. Lalan Shah Memorial Award.
11. Shako Telefilm Award.
12. Bikrampur Cultural Committee Award.
13. Arthokontho Award.
14. Fulkoli Award.
15. Computer City Award.
16. BishhaBiddaloy Porikroma Award.