The whole world is celebrating the FIFA world cup. Although Bangladesh is not part of the quadrennial competition, there is no lack of fervour among the nation. The football fever has speeded on the celebrity of the entertainment industry too. The Business Post’s Purba Zannat brings you the highlights of people in the entertainment industry of Bangladesh and their favourite football team of this year’s world cup which is taking place in Qatar.
Amitabh Reza Chowdhury
The Aynabaji-famed director is a die heart supporter of the Brazilian football team. Just before the opening of the FIFA world cup 2022, the director has been seen supporting his favourite team in a different manner which was wearing Lungi designed like a Brazilian jersey. Apart from that Amitabh Reza Chowdhury is randomly posting statuses supporting Brazil while criticising other teams and their games.
Renowned actor Chanchal Chowdhury is a big fan of Argentina. He has been supporting the team since 1986 when Argentina won the world cup. Back at that time, the actor was a school student. Since then Chanchal Chowdhury loved Maradona for his team. Not just he but his son is also a supporter of the Argentine Football team.
Famous singer Runa Laila is not a football fan. The singer does not understand football. So, she doesn’t follow matches, and neither has any favourite.
Though Runa Laila does not follow football, however, her husband eminent actor Alamgir is a fan of Brazil. He loves to watch Neymar’s games.
Actor Siam supports Spain since 2007. He supports this European football team because of David Villa. Apart from following the matches of Spain, the actor also tries to follow the matches of Argentina.
The actor is a keen supporter of the Brazil football team. Omar Sani tries to follow all the matches in Brazil. Recently he posted a picture of him with his wife Moushumi wearing a jersey of Brazil.
Like her husband Omar Sani, Moushumi is also a Brazilian supporter. The actress is also expecting that this year the world cup will be in the hand of the team led by Thiago Silva.
The young rising actor Sariful Razz who recently swept the audience with his bicycle kick in the film ‘Damal’ is a supporter of Brazil. According to Razz, the sportsmanship of the Brazilian football team is unique. The actor has been supporting the team since he started understanding sports. Ronaldinho is his favourite player.
Although Razz supports Brazil, his wife and the Dhallywood actress Pori Moni is a supporters of Argentina. She has been a fan of this team because of Maradona.
As the nation is going crazy over FIFA world cup Argentine fan Hero Alam didn’t leave behind to show his support to the team. Hero Alam released a song in support of Argentina. The song released on November 15 has now become a troll on social media.
Crazy Argentine fan actress Farhana Amin Ratna best known by her stage name Nuton declared to sacrifice a goat and a cow at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) for Argentina.