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Afzal Hossain (Actor)

Afzal Hossain is a Bangladeshi actor, writer, director, and painter. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak, the second most important award for civilians in Bangladesh, On 22 January 2022. Afzal initiated his acting career with theatrical productions in 1970. He worked in three movies, Dui Jibon, Notun Bou, and Palabi Kothay, which are box office hits. Read on to know Afzal Hossain’s wiki, age, biography, wife/ girlfriend & more…

Personal Details

Afzal Hossain (আফজাল হোসেন) was born  in Parulia, Satkhira, Bangladesh on 19 July 1954. He is currently 68 years old (As of February 2022). Afzal Hossain began his acting career with theatrical productions in 1970. 

Real Name/ Full NameAfzal Hossain (আফজাল হোসেন)
BirthplaceParulia, Satkhira, Bangladesh
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Writer, and Painter
Years Active2007- Present
Zodiac signNot Known
Birthday19 July 1954
Afzal Hossain Age68 years old ( As of February 2022)
HometownParulia, Satkhira, Bangladesh
Food HabitNot Known
HobbyNot Known


Afzal went to Dhaka University Art College, Bangladesh.

QualificationNot Known
SchoolNot Known
High SchoolNot Known
CollegeDhaka University Art College
Extra QualificationNot Known

Family & Relationship

Afzal Hossain (আফজাল হোসেন) belongs to a Muslim middle-class family. His father’s name is Ali Ashraf Hossain and he was a medical officer. He has two siblings, a brother named Alfaz Hossain and a sister named Rumana Afroz. 

He has been married to Tazeen Halim and they have two sons.

Father NameAli Ashraf Hossain
Mother NameNot Known
ChildrenNot Known
SiblingsAlfaz Hossain, Rumana Afroz
Marital StatusMarried
Afzal Hossain Girlfriend/WifeTazeen Halim

Afzal Hossain’s Height, Weight & Body Measurements & More

Afzal Hossain is 5 feet 10 inches tall and her weight is 75 Kg. She has black hair and dark eyes. Afzal’s body measurement is not known. 

Afzal Hossain Height (feet)5 Feet 10 Inches
Afzal Hossain Weight (Kilograms)(approx.)75 Kg
Figure Measurements (approx.)Not Known
Eye’s ColorDark
Hair ColorBlack


Hossain began his acting career in theatrical productions in 1970. Later, he was enrolled as an actor in BTV and performed in dramas produced by BTV. In 1984, he became engaged with creating TVC. Keep reading to learn more about Afzal Hossain’s subsequent career below.


In the 1980s, the pair of Subarna-Afzal gained special popularity in Bangladeshi dramas. Popular dramas they performed include “Kul Nai Kinar Nai”, “Parle Na Rumali”, “Zohra”, “Oh Devdut”, “Rakter Angurlata”, etc. They can also win the audience’s hearts as a pair on stage for Dhaka Theatre. They have been called the evergreen duo of the small screen.


Hossain’s debut as a film actor happened in 1983. He was featured in the Dui Jibon film in 1988. The film gives him huge popularity. In the same year, he worked in another film Notun Bou. His other noteworthy work includes Palabi Kothay (1997), Dhaka Attack (2017)

TV Shows 

Afzal Hossain made his television drama debut with Bohubrihi in 1988, directed by Humayun Ahmed, which was released on BTV. In the same year, he acted in many dramas like Chehara, Vokatta, and Hotath Brishti.

Afzal Hossain shows his amazing acting skills in the TV serial Shudhu Tomar Jonney (1995) where the co-stars were Suborna and Mustafa. Some of his notable works are Mon Moyuri (1995), Shudhu Ekbar Bolo (1995), Montro Dilam Praner (1995), Aronner Sukh Dukkho (1995), U-Turn (2006), Prem Bachite Jane (2006), Gabbu O Professor Rifat (2012), Coxbazarer Kakatua (2013), Raag Kore Rangamati (2014), Kobita Sundor (2015), Bipashar Otithi (2012).

Web Series

Afzal Hossain started appearing on OTT content in 2021 with the Ladies & Gentleman web series on the Zee5 OTT platform. In 2022 he starred in another hit web series Pett Kata Shaw on Chorki. He also acted in the Karagar web series as Mohabbat Ali, released on Hochoi in 2022. In the same year, he worked on well-known web series like Refugee, Bodh, and Karagar Part 2, which aired on Hoichoi.

DebutFilm: Notun Bou (1983), TV show: Bohubrihi (1988), Web series: Ladies & Gentleman (2021)
Afzal Hossain Popular DramaKul Nai Kinar Nai, Parle Na Rumali , Zohra, Oh Devdut, Rakter Angurlata
Afzal Hossain Popular FilmsNotun Bou (1983), Dui Jibon (1988), Palabi Kothay (1997), Dhaka Attack (2017)
Afzal Hossain Popular TV showsShudhu Tomar Jonney (1995), Mon Moyuri (1995), Shudhu Ekbar Bolo (1995), Montro Dilam Praner (1995),
Afzal Hossain Popular Web SeriesLadies & Gentleman (2021), Pett Kata Shaw (2022), Refugee (2022), Karagar (2022)

 Awards & Achievements

  • Ekushey Padak Award for Acting (2022)- Won
  • Selim Al Din Lokonatto Padak (2022)- won

Earning, Net Worth

Afzal Hossain’s earnings are not a matter of public record. However, his net worth is estimated to be 40 Crore in Bangladeshi Taka. 

Salary ( approx)Not Known
Income SourceActing, Directing, and writing
Net Worth40 Crore in Bangladeshi Taka
HouseNot Known
CarNot Known
Other PropertyNot Known


  • Afzal Hossain was born and brought up in Bangladesh. 
  • His birth sign is Cancer.
  • He won Ekushey Padak Award for Acting in 2022.
  • He is also categorized in the richest person checklist from Bangladesh.
  • AfzalHossain is listed as a successful Actor in Bangladesh.
  • He is a good painter as well.
  • Afzal Hossain debuted digitally with the Ladies & Gentleman web series on the Zee5 OTT platform.


Who is Afzal Hossain?

Afzal Hossain is an actor, director, writer, and painter in Bangladesh who is famous for his work like Notun Bou (film), Dui Jibon (film), Ladies & Gentleman (web series), Karagar (web series), etc. He got Ekushey Padak Award for his excellent acting skill in 2022.

Is Afzal Hossain married?

Yes, he is married. His wife’s name is Tazeen Halim.

What is his debut web series?

 Ladies & Gentleman

What is his age?

He is currently 68 years old (As of February 2023)

From where has he studied?

He has studied at Dhaka University Art College.

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