Ashraful Haque - an actor with a multitude of talents

Ashraful Haque with German actress Anna, Amitabh Bachchan and a co-star in Paan Singh Tomar

Ashraf-ul- Haque (1969-2015) - is an Indian actor from Goalpara, Assam. He was born in November 3, 1969.

Haque completed his high school from Baladmari High School, Goalpara in 1987. After completing his graduation from Goalpara College in 1992, he joined National School of Drama, New Delhi in Dramatics with specialization in Acting and completed his course in 1997.

Haque started acting in theatres in in Gossaigaon, Assam in 1984 when he was studying in the eight standard. In 1986 he moved to Goalpara and continued his journey as a theatre actor. He acted in a lot plays during his college days. After graduating from Goalpara College, he applied for National School Of Drama in 1994. After passing out of NSD he moved to Mumbai in June, 1997.

Since June 29, 1997 till 2015, he had performed in more than 30 Indian plays and acted in more than 30 films apart from TV Serials and Ad Films. Haque could speak Bāngla, Hindi, English and Assamese fluently.

The actor was suffering from a rare disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome (bone marrow related disease) and was on the verge of recovering. Later his health deteriorated and was admitted in the ICU. Haque took his last breathe on February 17, 2015. He was 45 years old at the time of his death and is survived by his wife and a son.

Director Anurag Kashyap says, "Ashraful Haque was one of my closest friends and we knew each other since our struggling days. From my TV show to short-films to features, I worked with him quite often as he was a terrific actor."
His major films
Ashraful Haque in The Lost Behrupiya
Company by Ram Gopal Varma,
Shool by E.Niwas,
Mela by Dharmesh Darshan,
Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega by E.Niwas,
Yuva by Mani Ratnam,
Jungle by Ram Gopal Varma,
Dil Kya Kare by Prakash Jha,
Calcutta Mail by Sudhir Mishra,
Deewaar by Milan Luthria,
Black Friday by Anurag Kashyap,
Risk by Vishram Sawant,
The White Land by Jayant Gilatar,
Khanna v/s Iyyer by Hemant Hedge,
Sab Gol Maal Hai by Punkaj Parashar,
Stone Man by Manish Gupta,
Raavan by Mani Ratnam,
Aakrosh by Priyadarshan,
Mumbai Cutting by Anurag Kashyap,
Red Alert by Anant Mahadevan,
Delhi Belly by Abhiney Deo,
Paan Shing Tomar by Tigmanshu Dhulia,
Mumbai Mast Kalandar by Aman Mehani,
Deewaar by Milan Lutharia,
Laal Salaam by Gaganvihari Borate,
Kranti by Naresh Malhotra,
Calcutta Mail by Sudhir Mishra
Talaash by Reema Kagti,
Fukrey by Mrigdeep Singh Lamba.