Alexa Critics promoting wrong info about my age: Jaya 

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Critics promoting wrong info about my age: Jaya 

 Entertainment Correspondent

 Published: 12:04 PM, 1 July 2019   Updated: 12:05 PM, 1 July 2019

Jaya Ahsan

Jaya Ahsan

How old is Jaya Ahsan? Often this question can be seen on social media. As today is her birthday, many asked, ‘How old is Jaya stepped into?’ Even many have pulled the information from Wikipedia and Google, saying that she has stepped in 47 years.  

According to Jaya, not only her birthday, but her family information is also being misrepresented through media and social media.

A few months ago, Jaya wrote on Facebook, “Many have been practicing my age by dragging various newspapers/ Wikipedia references. It’s been said, I am 46! I’ve always enjoyed the rumors like food in salt. It’s interesting- some actresses of my age or elder than me- are practicing wrong information of my age on media like it’s their right. I have enjoyed this for so many days, but most likely I have been holding my silence as a ‘mute sense of acceptance’. Even critics are also enjoying by misinterpreting my age!.”       

Regarding the confusion of age with acting, Jaya Ahsan said that the real identity of an artist should be in work. “No film industry in the world believes that 46 or 56 years of age or older actresses cannot act in an ineligible or youthful role. Age is just a number. So I am not troubled about the age of Jaya Ahsan,” ‍she said. 

Today is July 1, her birthday. On this day, the actress is greeted by everyone including her fans, relatives, and friends. Regarding her own information, Jaya Ahsan said, “They are saying I have two more sisters and one brother on different media. but the real information is that we are two sisters and one brother.” 

“They are saying- my village is in Brahmanbaria, but the real information is Gopalganj. Not only this, but my father’s name is also written as Ali Ahsan Sidney. Whereas the actual information- actor Jeetu Ahsan’s father is renowned actor Syed Ali Ahsan Sidney. My father is freedom fighter AS Masud,” she added.   

Once upon a time, Jaya’s presence was only on small screen. She conquered the heart of viewers by acting in drama and model in TVC. She established her career gradually. Got success. It is unknown to many — Jaya was attracted to dance and music before acting. She learned to draw pictures as well as academic studies. 

Jaya Ahsan’s first movie ‘Bachelor’ directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, was released in 2004. After a long break on the big screen, she starred in the movie ‘Dubsatar’ directed by Nurul Alam Atik. Later, she caught the attention of all by acting in the film ‘Guerrilla’ directed by Nasir Uddin Yusuf. She got the National Film Award for the first time for the film. Jaya starred in ‘Bilkis’ is widely praised. Besides, she received the Filmfare Award as the first Bangladeshi by acting in the film ‘Bisorjon’. 

Jaya Ahsan’s first production film ‘Debi’, was released on October 19 last year. Anam Biswas has directed the film on the basis of Humayun Ahmed’s novel.  

Onim Biswas has produced the film on the novel Humayun Ahmed's novel. In the 103-minute-long film, Chanchal Chowdhury, Jaya Ahsan, Shabnam Faria, Iresh Jaak, Animesh Aich, and others have played the role. Jaya’s second production film is going to be ‘Furut’, which is now underway. 

Recently, Jaya Ahsan has signed a contract for the film ‘Alatchakra’. In the movie, She will be playing ‘Taiba’ from the famous novelist Ahmed Chaafa’s novel. Habibur Rahman is directing the full-length movie based on the Liberation War novel that was published in 1985. This is going to be the first 3D film made in Bangladesh in the Bengali Language. 

Recently, the first look poster of Atanu Ghosh’s ‘Binni Shutoy’ has been released, where the two main portraits of the film- Hrithik Chakraborty and Jaya Ahsan were seen. In the film, she was seen in sharee, glasses, a silent  Bengali woman. Audiences applaud her almost unobtrusive appearance in the film. 

Jaya Ahsan’s last movie ‘Kantha’ was released on May 10 in Kolkata’s theaters. In this, she played the role of a speech therapist. Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Paoli Dam have played the other two important characters of the film. Jaya’s performance was appreciated by the audience there. Not only this, after seeing the trailer of the film, Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor wrote on Twitter, ‘Superb!’