Shahiduzzaman Selim

Shahiduzzaman Selim


About Me

Shahiduzzaman Selim (born January 5) is a Bangladeshi theatre, television and film actor. He won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor in Negative Role for his performance in the film Chorabali (2012). He is currently the president of Actors’ Equity Bangladesh.

Selim studied in Tangail Bindubashini Government High School up to class two. Then he came to Dhaka and passed SSC examination from Motijheel Ideal School. He was then admitted into the department of economics of Jahangirnagar University. He joined Dhaka Theatre in 1983 while he was a university student.

In 1989, Selim started his acting career in television through his role in the drama Jonaki Jwoley. He made four digital films titled Mixed Culture, Ekjon Ajmal Hossain, Abinashi Shabdorashi and Chicago Hridoy in 2008, jointly produced by Chicago Bioscope (US) and Dream Factory (Bangladesh) and shooting of these film were in the United States. Ekjon Ajmal Hossain participated in the Independent Film Festival in the US. He directed DB, a detective TV drama serial in 2012, and Ek Jhak Mrito Jonaki in 2015. Selim has also made two tele-dramas titled Somoy Osomoy and Fera Ar Na Ferar Majhe. He attended North American Film Festivals where his acted film Bapjaner Bio-scope were shown. Selim is also the caller of “Jahangirnagar University Media Society” (JUMS).