Dhallywood has given us some of the most popular faces and legendary actors of all time. Their enamouring eyes and charming personality have enamoured the hearts of the audience for decades.
Their expressions and dialogues have melted our hearts and made our eyes swoon with sheer.
Here is a look at some of the popular faces of Bangla cinema:
Nayok Raj Rajjak
National Award winner actor Abdur Rajjak also known as Nayok Raj Rajjak started his career as a leading man with Zahir Raihan's "Behula." The movie was as a turning point for the talented actor as his pairing with Suchanda made him a household name at that time.
The actor has acted in more than 300 Bengali and Urdu films. Rajjak also directed 16 films in the movie industry.
The actor captured the heart of his audience by acting in various genre starting from comedy, romance, action and adventure to showcase his brilliant acting skills.
The actor was conferred with National Award five times for his roles in Ki Je Kori, Ashikkhito, Boro Bhalo Lok Chilo, Chandranath and Jogajog.
The legendary hero, Nayok Raj Rajjak passed away in 2017 leaving his fans and Bangla cinema industry in tears with the innumerable loss by his death.
Remember the dashing hero romancing the beautiful Jaya Prada in "Aguner Din Shesh Hobe."
Well Alamgir has created such a persona around his romantic yet serious movie characters that people can't help but fall in love with his charm.
The veteran actor has acted in more than 225 films
The renowned actor has won nine national awards for movies like Ma O Chhele (1985), Apeksha (1987), Khotipuron (1989), Moroner Pore (1990), Pita Mata Santan (1991), Andha Biswas (1992) and Desh Premik (1994), Jibon Moroner Sathi (2010) and Ke Apon Ke Por (2011).
Recently the actor was conferred with Fazlul Haque Memorial Award for his outstanding contribution to the world of Bangladeshi cinema.
Freedom fighter and actor Jashim has made us emotional countless time with his brilliant presence. The actor has created waves by donning roles as both villain and protagonist in movies.
Jashim has starred in more than 200 films in his illustrious career. The actor landed his first lead role in the movie "Shobuj Sathi" directed by Subhash Dutta.
The actor's first time acting as a villain was the movie "Rongbaz" but he became famous among the audience by playing a negative role in "Dost Dushman"
Jashim's pairing with Shabana and his portrayal as a common man made him a fan-favorite among the movie lovers.
The actor passed away due to brain hemorrhage in 1998.
Ilias Kanchan's "Beder Meye Josna" is a favourite among the cinema lovers, especially its song remains a cult favourite among the audience.
The noted actor and activist have appeared in more than 350 films. The renowned actor has won National Award for Best Actor in the movie "Parineeta (1986)"
After losing his wife in a road accident, the actor has been actively raising his voice to ensure road-safety for citizens.
Kanchan was also awarded Ekushey Padak for his social service by the Government of Bangladesh in 2018.
"Ammajan" famed actor and producer Manna made us cry with his powerful performance in movies and also made us laugh with his witty dialogues.
The noted actor has appeared in more than 200 movies throughout his career. Manna received his first National Award for Best Actor for Bir Soinik (2003).
Unfortunately, the actor's sudden demise at the age of 43 due to cardiac arrest left a huge void in the film industry.
Salman Shah, the man with the big beautiful eyes and superb fashion sense has become an eternal part in the audience's heart.
Although the actor had worked in only 27 movies, he lives in the heart of the audience as an immortal being.
The 21-year old broke the box-office of cinema halls with his first debut movie "Keyamat Theke Keyamat."
From then on the actor went on to act in popular movies such as: Ontore Ontore, Anondo Osru, Tumi Amar, Ontore Ontore, Sujon Sokhi, Prem Juddho, Shopner Thikana and Ei Ghar Ei Shongshar, were commercially successful until his sudden demise on September 6, 1996.
Shakib Khan has been ruling the Dhallywood industry for 21 years but the superstar had to work hard to become "King Khan" in the film industry.
Shakib's debut movie "Ananta Bhalobasha" in 1999 could not bring him success but the actor slowly worked up with his action and romantic films to generate mass level fan-followings all over the country.
Shakib Khan's 2016 movie "Shikari" generated quite a buzz among the audience when they saw the actor's latest look in the movie.
The actor has been working tirelessly for both movies in Dhallywood and Tollywood. His latest movies Password, and Bir has done quite well at the box office.
Arifin Shuvoo is currently in the news for all the right reasons. The actor has been selected to play Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the "Bangabandhu" biopic and Shuvoo's recent physical transformation made him a heartthrob among his female fans.
Shuvoo debuted in 2010 with his movie "Jaago - Dare To Dream" but was able to gain popularity with his super hit movie "Dhaka Attack."
The actor has also worked in films in Kolkata and his movie "Mission Extreme" still awaits to be released in the cinema halls.
The latest heartthrob of Bangla Cinema is none other than the chocolate boy, Siam Ahmed. Siam has a huge fan followers who have been following the actor's journey from the small screen to the silver screen.
Siam's debut film "Poramon 2" opposite Puja Cherry was an instant hit among the audience. The actor's bad boy image in "Dahan" created quite a buzz among his fans.
His latest movie "Fagun Haway" opposite Nusrat Imrose Tisha fared well at the box office.