Name of The Celebrity : Abdul Majid
Occupation: Actor, Director, Play Writer, Producer, and Writer
Date of Birth: 16-November-1931
Birth Place: Old Balibat, Jorhat
Education: Jorhat Muktar School, Jorhat Bezborua High School, Jogonnath Borua College
Notable Work: Chameli Memsaab, Uttar Kaal
Awards and Achievements: Best film in Assamese Language
Abdul Majid is a well known actor, director, writer, dramatist of Assamese movie industry. In the film fraternity, he is called as “Mojid Ka” (Majid elder brother). He directed many films like Morom Trishna, Chameli Memsaab, Bonohongso, Bonjui, Poonakan, Uttorkaal, Mon etc. He has directed TV Serials and Telefilms like “Naam Ghoriya”, “Ajaga”, “Jor Puri Haat”, “Dapon” (two episodes), “Agnigorbho”, “Hatora”, “Segun Puli Rubo Koone”, “Ram-Rahim”, “Romanthan” etc.
He acted more than 40 films in portraying different roles.
Abdul Majid’s Filmography as Director:-
Bhupen Hazarika won the best music composer’s award for Abdul Majid’s National award winning movie Chameli Memsahab in 1975.
Abdul Majid’s Filmography As Actor:-
|1986||Antony Moor Naam||Nip Borua|
|1986||Ei Dexh Moor Dexh||Shiboprosad Thakur|
Tejimala, Upapath, Bowari, Aparupa, Apeksha (Hindi), Sendur, Suruj, Puja, Papori, Ei Desh Mor Desh, Anthony Mor Naam, Bhai Bhai, Tathapio Nadi, Uttarkaal, Rickshawala, Agnigarh, Devata, Tumiye Mor Kalpanar, Priya O’ Priya, Jivan Nadir Duti Paar, Mon, Priya Milan, Jumon Sumon, Juye Pora Son, Junda Iman Gunda, Hiya Diba Kak, Mamtaz and Sat Numbaror Sandhanat (2016)
Awards & Achievements:
- Asom sahitya Sabha Award for drama “Chor” – 1966-67;
- Best Director Award in Multi lingual Drama Competition, New Delhi – 1971;
- Chameli Memsaab won the National Award “ Rajat Kamal” in the 23rd National Film Festival, as the best film in Assamese Language – 1975;
- Best Director Award for Assamese TV serial “Naam Ghoriya” (1988-1992) by Silpi Divas Samiti;
- Bishnu Prasad Rabha Award by Govt. of Assam – 1986;
- Natsurya Award – 1999;
Abdul Majid died on Sunday 24th September 2017 following protracted illness at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife and three sons.