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Nayak Raj’s two years of departure

 Entertainment Correspondent

 Published: 11:05 AM, 21 August 2019  

Nayak Raj Razzak

Nayak Raj Razzak

Nayak Raj Razzak, one of the most beloved actors of this country from the 60s to the next five decades. He is the unique embodiment of the joy and pain and love of the Bengali nation in celluloid ribbons. On this day of 2017, the Nayak Raj Razzak has been lost forever, ending all the songs of life by embracing the eternal sky. But Razzak is alive, staying as a king among the heart of Bengalis.  

On the second death anniversary of Nayak Raj Razzak, a humble tribute from the Daily Bangladesh family. 

Razzak was the Emperor without crowns of Bengali films. Due to his acting skills and huge popularity, he was the King of the silver screen. Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury, editor of the Bengali film magazine ‘Chitrali’ was given him the title Nayakraj. His wandering smile, romantic managerialism, innocent vision have captivated the audience of three generations of Bengali films.

Abdur Razzak was born on January 23, 1943, in Naktala, South Kolkata to Akbar Hossain and Nisarunnesa. He grew up in Kolkata, India and studied there. He got a chance for acting in a stage drama when he was class seven by his game teacher of the Khanpur High School, Kolkata.

Razzak was chosen for the central character of the drama eventually engaged with the acting arena. He has five children among them two are the hero in the Dhallywood film industry — Bappa Raz and Shamrat. Razzak’s son Bappa Raz is one of the popular actors in the film industry of Bangladesh, he is best known around the country for his melancholic role in the movie.

Abdur Razzak made his debut in the film industry with the movie ‘Ratan Lal Bengali’ in Kolkata. In 1964, Hindu-Muslim riot forced Rajjak’s family migrated to Dhaka, East Pakistan (then). In Dhaka, he started acting in a television serial ‘Ghoroa’ and got some positive reviews and came to the close of the audience. However, he was so much focused on being a film hero. Rajjak got a chance to work as an assistant director with filmmaker Abdul Jabbar Khan.

Salahuddin production’s movie ‘Tero Nombor Feku Ostagar Lane’ conveys breakthrough in his acting career. Rajjak showed off his terrific performance in the movie ‘Behula’ in 1966. He acted more than three hundred Bengali and Urdu movies and directed sixteen movies. Rajjak acted with lots of prominent artists including Ilias Kanchan, Shuchanda, Kabori, Shabana, and Bobita.

He starred in maximum popular movies as a Bangladeshi actor including ‘Neel Akasher Nichey’, ‘Osru Diye Likha’, ‘Maynamati’, ‘Moner Moto Bou’, ‘Swaralipi’, ‘Jibon Theke Neya’, and ‘Obujh Mon’. Rajjak made a terrific performance in the movie ‘Baba Keno Chakar’ with son Bappa Raj that movie created a fierce stir enough in the box office that was equally popular in Dhaka and Kolkata.

The protagonist, King of the Bengali film,  died on August 21, 2017, at the United Hospital.