Her acting touches the hearts of people: Chanchal Chowdhury
Chanchal Chowdhury and Shahnaz Khushi share one of the most beautiful bonds of friendship in showbiz. The duo has delivered numerous hit projects and both their families share an incredible bond, which is visible on their social media.
Today, November 15, marks the birthday of Shahnaz Khushi.
In a conversation with The Daily Star, Chanchal Chowdhury talked about the first time they met and how they formed such a deep bond with each other.
"I first met Shahnaz Khushi and her family on the set of Mamunur Rashid's television series 'The New Shobuj Opera,' which was written by Brindabon Das. Then, for the first time, we collaborated on 'Ghor Kutum'. Since then, a lot of time has passed, and our bond has grown stronger than ever," shared the actor.
Chanchal Chowdhury also reflected upon how the two families are so close.
"Our relationship is beyond that of co-artistes. Rather, we are one big family. Everybody in the media knows about our close bond. We regularly attend one other's social gatherings and events. We are there for each other through both the good and the bad times," said Chanchal Chowdhury.
The star of "Hawa" also discussed Shahnaz Khushi's unique traits and qualities.
"Khushi is a wonderful person with many wonderful qualities. She is a good human being, who has taught her children to live with honesty. Khushi has a profound love for her family, friends and close ones; and she loves taking care of all of them. These are but some of the qualities that makes me admire her," added the actor.
Chanchal Chowdhury was also full of praise for Khushi as an artiste.
"She is an excellent performer and a gifted artiste. She can easily mold herself into any character that she desires. Not all artistes can do this, but Khushi can. Her performance draws you in because of how brilliantly and naturally she performs. Her acting touches the hearts of people from every class of society" shared Chanchal.
As an artiste, Khushi has portrayed characters which have made people both cry and laugh.
"She has brought life to characters which overshadowed the realities of life. I love her acting and I consider her to be a stellar performer," noted the actor.
Chanchal Chowdhury also considers Khushi to be the biggest critique of his work.
"She watches my work as a friend and constantly provides me with feedback. Khushi points out my mistakes and also tells me how I could add more dimensions to my characters. Her constructive criticism and words of appreciation make me quite happy," added Chanchal.
The actor also shared how, despite being good friends, they occasionally banter over the arts.
"We fight over the various aspects of literature, series, and movies. During family gatherings, we engage in hearty conversations over the arts. As a friend, I wish for her to live a long and healthy life," concluded Chanchal Chowdhury.
Translated by Rakshanda Rahman Misha