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Bobita Biography and Photo Gallery

Submitted By Manoj on 7 November 2017


Bobita Biography

  • Name : Bobita
  • Other Names : Farida Akhter Poppy, Poppy
  • Date of Birth : 30 July
  • Place of Birth : Jessore, Khulna, Bangladesh
  • Mother Tongue : Bengali
  • Proffession : Actress, model

Bobita is a Bangladeshi film actress. She is best known for her performance in Satyajit Ray's Distant Thunder, a novel adaptation about the Bengal famine of 1943, which won the Golden Bear prize at the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival in 1973. She was active in the 1970s through 1990s as an actress in Bangladeshi films. Bobita has campaigned actively on behalf of various social causes in Bangladesh. Notable among the causes she has supported the campaign against throwing acid on women; the national immunization drive for children; and a support group for children who suffer from leukemia. Starting in 2011, Bobita began working with Distressed Children & Infants International as a Goodwill Ambassador. Bobita's husband died when their son was three years old. Her two sisters Shuchanda and Champa are film actresses.

Bobita Photos

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Bobita Filmography


Shukhe Thako
Taka Anna Pai
Manusher Mon
Pich Dhala Path
Noyon Moni
Jonmo Theke Jolchi
Miss Lanka (Nadaani in Urdu) in 1985.
Arunodoyer Agnishakkhi (1972)
Quiet Flows the river Meghna (1973)
Golapi Ekhon Trainey (1978)
Dahan (1986)
Dipu Number Two (1996)

Awards and Nominations

Bangladesh Cine Journalists Association Award (Bachsas Awards) in 1974, 1977, 1980, 1985
National Film Award of Pakistan Best Actress in 1983 Naadani (Miss Lanka)
Bengal Film Journalists Association Award, India in 1993
Dhallywood Music & Film Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002, and 2009.

Bobita Photo Galleries from Movies and Events

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