Exclusive Interview Of Joya Ahsan. Celebrity Actress Joya Ahsan Of Bangladesh. Popular Film Actress In Bangladesh & Kolkata.
Joya Ahsan (1 July) is a Bangladeshi actress and model who works in Bangladeshi and Indian Bengali films. She received three Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress for her roles in Guerrilla (2011), Chorabali (2012) and Zero Degree (2015).
Ahsan is the daughter of freedom fighter A. S. Maswood and Rehana Maswood, were born and raised in Gopalganj. She has two sisters and one brother.
Having started her career as a model in the late 1990s, Ahsan has since worked in numerous television dramas and serials. She worked in Giashuddin Selim’s Shongshoy and later in Anechy Shurjer Hashi. Her reputation as an actress was founded on the notable roles she played in Kuhok, Labonyo Probha, Horton-er Bibi, Shonkhobash, Hatkura and many more. Her acting skills can be gauged in Toukir Ahmed and Bipasha Hayat's play Shonkhobash in which she played the role of Pushpo which was a bold character according to her. Her stunning performances one after one made her most popular leading actress and she became the highest paid actress in the television industry of Bangladesh.
On the big screen, Ahsan became more famous in her later age when she started working in movies as a leading actress where other actresses became less favorite in the movie at the similar age. She had a special appearance in a film named Bachelor in 2004 which was directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. In 2010-2011 she worked in Nasiruddin Yousuff's big budget film Guerrilla based on the events of the Bangladesh Liberation War, an adaptation of the novel 'Nishiddho Loban' by Syed Shamsul Huq which was released on 14 April 2011 in Bangladesh. It narrates the tale of Bilkis Banu played by Ahsan, a freedom fighter, who actively participates in the Liberation War while searching for her lost husband. The film was a huge hit and ran over hundred days in many movie theaters around the country. This film won national awards in ten categories, including the best actress award for Ahsan. After the success of this film, she shifted her focus into film industry.
In the following year, she worked on Chorabali which is an action thriller directed by Redoan Rony. The film was released in 2012. In which she portrayed 'Noboni Afroz', a journalist and won her second National Film Award for her performance. The film performed well in the box office and was declared a hit.
In 2013, Ahsan acted in an Indian Bangla film named Aborto directed by Arindam Sil.
In April, 2013 Ahsan got official invitation to attend 66th Cannes Film Festival. In the same year, she performed in Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini a Bangladeshi romantic film directed by Shafi Uddin Shafi. It was her first mainstream Bangladeshi film collaborated with Shakib Khan. Filming began on 4 August 2012 and was wrapped-up by June 2013. The film was released on 16 October 2013 of Eid al-Adha. Upon release, the film received positive reviews and was a huge box office success. The original production team announced plans to make a sequel Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini 2. The sequel has retained leads Shakib Khan and Ahsan while Mamnun Hasan Emon and Mousumi Hamid is a new addition to the cast and released in October 2015.
Ahsan started working in an action - science-fiction film named Parle Theka directed by Samurai Maruf in 2013-14 but the director stopped filming. The film became much anticipated film of the year for a video song called Jongoler daak which created somewhat of a buzz in the media when the work for the movie began few years ago. The shooting of the film began near the end of 2012 and even when 2015 rolled in, the shooting was not completed. In 2015, the film was set to resurface and the shooting began again, but under a completely different name, with the title Mesidona.
After one-year break Zero Degree was her following venture. The film was a psychological thriller written and directed by Animesh Aich and was released on 15 January 2015. The film was not a commercial success though it was critically acclaimed and Ahsan won a national film award in the category of best actress for her performance in the movie.
In 2015, Ahsan worked in three other Indian Bangla films- Rajkahini based on the 1947 East and west Bengal separation which is directed by Srijit Mukherji, Ekti Bangali Bhuter Golpo a horror film directed by Indranil Roychowdhury and Kantho directed by Nandita Roy and Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay. Ekti Bangali Bhuter Golpo was set for a world TV premier in Kolkata on 17 May in ZEE Bangla Cinema. Rajkahini was scheduled to release on 16 October 2015.
She signed up for a new Bangladeshi film. The actress will be seen as the lead character in director Mahmud Didar's upcoming film Beauty Circus.
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