Humayun Ahmed

Paying tribute to Humayun Ahmed and some of his iconic characters

On Humayun Ahmed’s 10th death anniversary today, we share a heartfelt tribute to the maestro, penned many years ago. The tribute, still as relevant as it was back then, points out the immensity of love and affection that we hold for the ‘magician of words’. Rest in peace, sir.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Humayun Ahmed and the language of Bangladeshi novels

His written language came close to spoken language due to the primitive and original style of Bengali syntax—simple sentence structures.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Paying tribute to Humayun Ahmed and some of his iconic characters

On Humayun Ahmed’s 10th death anniversary today, we share a heartfelt tribute to the maestro, penned many years ago. The tribute, still as relevant as it was back then, points out the immensity of love and affection that we hold for the ‘magician of words’. Rest in peace, sir.

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

25 years of Humayun Ahmed’s Opekkha

The world of Opekkha is not one that inspires joy.

August 28, 2021
August 28, 2021

How I found my voice as a debut author

Being accused of copying Humayun made me want to create something of my own, something that wouldn’t be considered mainstream, but nor would it be too out of the box. I wanted to reflect on realism.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Remembering the contemporary great: Humayun Ahmed

To me, he was a weaver of stories from lands and cultures, all within Bangladesh, that I would never have heard of otherwise. Growing up abroad amidst mixed cultures and languages, Humayun Ahmed kept Bangladesh within me and in thousands of others like me.

July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019

Humayun Ahmed’s 7th death anniversary being observed

The 7th death anniversary of celebrated playwright, writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed is being observed.

January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019

'Debi' completes hundred days in theatres

The smash hit Debi, an adaptation of renowned author Humayun Ahmed's novel of the same name, recently marked the hundredth day of its release.

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

About Misir Ali

Creating Misir Ali for the big screen is a big task because Misir Ali is big. He is one of the iconic characters Bangladeshi and Bangla literature has ever created.

November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018

The Debi Director Speaks

Onom Biswas talks at Uncensored with Rafi Hossain about the experience of making of Debi, his debut film as a director.

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

Humayun Ahmed Sahitya Puroshkar 2018 held at Bangla Academy

Named after the legendary litterateur of Bangla Literature, Humayun Ahmed, the award is received by one senior and one upcoming writer every year since 2015.