Bangladeshi actress Apu Biswas is one of the well-known faces in Bangladesh. She is famous for working in some of the biggest blockbusters in Dhallywood. The movies such as "King Khan," "Koti Takar Kabin" and "Dadima" have raked in huge revenues.
Apu Biswas Dated Dhaliwood Superstar Shakib Khan
Hollywood is pretty popular for having many famous on-set romances. The celebrity couple Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are prime examples of it. It seems like on-set romances are equally popular in other entertainment industries as well.
The Bangladeshi actress Apu Biswas started dating her co-star Shakib Khan after working together in the movie "Koti Takar Kabin." When the relationship started blooming between the couple, they were pretty early in their careers. Thus they hid their affair from the media as they did not want their relationship status to hurt their career.
Though the lovebirds were tightlipped about their romance, rumors regarding their affair were all over the tabloids. The speculations regarding their relationship further increased as they were working together on various projects together, and their on-screen chemistry was off the charts.
Apu Biswas Secretly Married Her Then Boyfriend
Apu Biswas tied the Knot with her then-lover Shakib Khan in a private ceremony in April of 2008. The wedding took place in Shakib's residence in the presence of his brother and producer. Like their affair, the couple kept their nuptials also hidden from the public.
But in April 2017, the Bogra native gave an interview with a news outlet and revealed that she is married to the "Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na" actor for the past eight years. She further added that on September 27, 2016, she gave birth to Abraham Khan Joy, the couple's first child.
The actor was shocked by her declaration but did not deny it. He accepted Abraham as his son but clearly said he would not take Abu as his wife after this betrayal.
Apu Biswas is Divorced
True to his word, Shakib, in fact, broke all ties with Apu. On November 28, he sent the divorce letter to her. In the paper filed in the family court, he made a wish to have full custody of his son. He argued that the 33-year-old is not a good mother.
Biswas did not want this divorce but instead to solve their marital issues. Nonetheless, she accepted his decision. By February 28, 2018, the divorce was finalized. Apu got full custody of her child with occasional visits from his father.
In the divorce settlement, the actress received the dower (Den Mahr) and a means of support from her ex-spouse. In addition to that, she enjoys one lakh taka ($1177.16) per month for their son Abraham's upbringing.
Apu Biswas' Life After Divorce from Former Husband Shakib Khan
The daughter of Upendronath and Shefali Bishwas though accepted Khan's decision to divorce her without any drama, but their relationship turned sour. They are hardly in talking terms.
Biswas moreover is currently entirely focused on her career. She was taking a hiatus since 2016 to focus on the child, but after all the settlement, she is again working in showbiz.
Apu Biswas Net-Worth
Apu Biswas started her career with the film "Kal Shokale" in 2006. In just fifteen years, she is able to establish herself as one of the high-profile celebrities of Bangladesh.
The Bachsach Award winner is also a box office queen. Her movies such as "Dadima," "Bhalobaslei Ghor Badha Jay na," and "King Khan" has done exceptional business. Because of all this success, she is one of the most sought out actresses in Bangladesh and boasts an overall net worth of $250,000.