Speaker - Ms. Azmeri Haque Badhon

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Ms. Azmeri Haque Badhon


Ms. Azmeri Haque Badhon

Ms. Azmeri Haque Badhon is a Bangladeshi actress and model. Her career took off when she became the 2nd runner-up of the renowned beauty pageant show “LUX Channel I Superstar (2006)”. She immediately started working in television dramas with eminent writer-director Humayun Ahmed. Meanwhile, she continues her modeling career, representing prominent local and global brands. 

After working in numerous TV dramas, Ms. Badhon played the lead role in the film "Rehana Maryam Noor" in 2021 which became the first Bangladeshi film ever to be in the prestigious Cannes Film Festival's official selection. She received much praise and appreciation for her brilliant performance in the film and went on to win multiple awards in the national and international film festivals around the world such as the National Film Award 2021, Asia Pacific Screen Awards in the Best Actress Category, Best Performance in the Cinemajove Valencia International Film Festival, Mosaic International South Asian Film festival, and the Best Film Actress award in the critics' choice category in Meril Prothom Alo Award 2021. In 2020, she played the lead role in famed Indian filmmaker Srijit Mukherji’s thriller web series “Robindronath Ekhane Kawkhono Khete Aashenni” and won Hoichoi Award 2021 in the category “Outstanding First Appearance on Hoichoi (Female)”.

Formerly trained as a dental surgeon, Ms. Badhon lives with her 10-year-old daughter in Dhaka. She is a fierce supporter of women's empowerment and gender equality.