I always look at life reflectively: Ahmed Rubel
Ahmed Reza Rubel, a distinguished actor hailing from Bangladesh, has carved a niche for himself in the world of acting. His journey in the realm of performance art began with Dhaka theatre, but over the years, he has extended his influence to television dramas and cinema, both locally and internationally.
As the actor celebrates his 56th birthday recently, we reflect on his remarkable career.
Rubel gained widespread acclaim for his role in the film "Priyo Satyajit" (Dear Satyajit), directed by Proshoon Rahman. This movie earned him accolades and secured the Best Actor award in India. The story of this film unfolded at the beginning of the last year.
"Priyo Satyajit", the tribute film based on the legendary Bengali film director Satyajit Ray, showcased Rubel's exceptional acting prowess and earned him recognition as one of the finest actors in the industry. In this movie, he portrays the character of Satyajit, earning critical acclaim and awards alike.
His performance in "Deshantor" gained him immense love and praise from audience. In this film, he shared the screen with the renowned actress Moushumi. His dedication and talent were apparent, and it further solidified his position in the industry.
Furthermore, last year saw the release of "Chironjeeb Mujib", where the actor took on the role of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He described this experience as a significant milestone in his acting career, reflecting his deep respect for the legendary leader.
Rubel's journey into the world of acting began with the popular television drama series "Pret", where he quickly became a beloved figure amongst viewers. His collaboration with director Humayun Ahmed for the drama "Shyamol Chhaya" marked another pivotal moment in his career. Since then, his involvement in television and cinema has only grown. He has also gained popularity for his performances in Salauddin Lavlu's directorial drama, "Ronger Manush", and Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's hit drama, "69".
Throughout his extensive career, the "Chandrokotha" famed actor has been a part of numerous outstanding television dramas and films. Some notable works include "Gerila", "Meghla Akash", "Alpha", and "Lal Moroger Jhuti", amongst others. His portrayal of diverse characters and his ability to resonate with audiences of all ages have made him an enduring figure in the entertainment industry.
Even on his birth day, the dedicated actor had been shooting in a remote area of Mymensingh. He shared with The Daily Star, "I have been shooting just like any other day. Now, I am done for the day and returning. It hasn't been possible to complete the shoot due to the rain."
Speaking about his career, he said, "I live life as it comes. I want to continue acting. I love acting."
When asked how he views life, the actor replied, "I always look at life reflectively."