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Famous Journalists from Bangladesh

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List of notable or famous journalists from Bangladesh, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Bangladesh and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Bangladesh. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Bangladeshi journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Bangladesh is included when available.

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    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury, is an expatriate Bangladeshi writer and newspaper columnist. He wrote the lyric Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano which is the widely celebrated song commemorating the Language Movement.more

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    • Age: age 81
    • Birthplace: Ulania, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Writer
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    Abul Kalam Shamsuddin was a journalist, politician and littérateur. He was born at Trishal of Mymensingh.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1897-1978)
    • Profession: Politician, Journalist
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    Altaf Husain, was an eminent educationist, journalist, and the Pakistan Movement activist. He is noted as one of the pioneers of print journalism in Pakistan and was the founding editor and the first editor-in-chief of English language newspaper, Dawn which he edited for almost twenty years. In ...more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1900-1968)
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist
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    Anisul Hoque is a Bangladeshi screenwriter, novelist, dramatist and journalist.more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Rangpur District, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright
    • Credits: Television, On the Wings of Dreams
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    Arunabh Sarkar is a Bangladeshi poet, columnist, literary editor, and freedom fighter. He was born in Tangail, Bangladesh. He received the 2009 Bangla Academy Award for poetry, the most prestigious and highest award for poetry in Bangladesh. Arunabh also received the Tangail Sahitya Sangsad Poetry Award ...more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Poet, Journalist, Writer
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    Ghulam Murshid

    Ghulam Murshid is a Bangladeshi author, scholar and journalist, based in London, England.more

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    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Author
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    Humayun Kabir Dhali is a writer and journalist in Bangladesh. He has written 50 books. These books are fiction, non-fiction story and novel books. His first book, Mon Shudu mon Chuyesay, a love story, was published in 1991. Dusta Cheler Galpo is also a well-known Kishor novel. He has written more Tomar ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Novelist
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    Matiur Rahman

    Matiur Rahman is the editor of Daily Prothom Alo, the largest circulated Bengali language daily in Bangladesh. He is the recipient of the 2005 Ramon Magsaysay Award for journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts.more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Profession: Editor, Journalist
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    Musa Ibrahim

    Musa Ibrahim is a Bangladeshi mountaineer and a journalist by profession. He is the first Bangladeshi to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He reached the summit around 5:05am BST on 23 May 2010 and hoisted flag of Bangladesh on the apex of the world at around 5:16am BST. From then, Bangladesh is the ...more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Bogra, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Mountaineer
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    Qazi Motahar Hossain was a Bangladeshi author, scientist, statistician, chess player and journalist. He had intimate friendship with Kazi Nazrul Islam and Kazi Abdul Odud.more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1897-1981)
    • Birthplace: Kushtia District, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Writer
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    Salah Choudhury

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    Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury is the editor of the Bangladeshi tabloid The Weekly Blitz the most influential anti-Jihadist newspaper in Bangladesh, and editor-in-chief of vernacular weekly Jamjamat. In 1996 he established the first private television channel in Bangladesh, A-21 TV. He has been physically ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Sylhet, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist
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    Sanjeeb Choudhury

    Sanjeeb Choudhury was a Bangladeshi singer, lyricist, and journalist. He is one of the two main members of famous Bengali Band Dalchhut with Bappa Mazumder. Sanjeeb was the composer in Dalchhut's four albums and wrote and tuned many songs with his popular voice and has one solo album named Swapnobaji.more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1962-2007)
    • Birthplace: Baniachang Upazila
    • Profession: Journalist
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    A. N. M. Serajur Rahman is a Bangladeshi journalist, broadcaster and Bangladeshi nationalist.more

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    • Age: age 81
    • Birthplace: Noakhali District, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Broadcaster
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    Shahidul Islam

    Shahidul Islam is a first-class cricketer from Bangladesh. He was born on 25 January 1982 in Jhalakati, Khulna and is sometimes referred to by his nickname Saikat. He scored 30 and 5 in his only first-class cricket match, for Barisal Division in 2001-02, but went for over a hundred runs without taking a ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Jhalokati District
    • Profession: Journalist
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    Shahidullah Kaiser was a Bangladeshi novelist and writer.more

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    • Age: Died at 44 (1927-1971)
    • Birthplace: Feni District, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Writer
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    Shamsur Rahman was a Bangladeshi poet, columnist and journalist. Rahman, who emerged in the latter half of the 20th century, wrote more than sixty books of poetry and is considered a key figure in Bengali literature. He was regarded the unofficial poet laureate of Bangladesh. Major themes in his poetry ...more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1929-2006)
    • Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Poet, Columnist, Journalist
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    Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani

    Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani was a Bangladeshi politician. He was the nephew of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the founder of Mujib Bahini one of the major guerrilla forces of the Bangladesh Liberation War.more

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    • Age: Died at 36 (1939-1975)
    • Birthplace: Tungipara Upazila, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Politician, Journalist, Writer
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    Sumanto Aslam Bengali: সুমন্ত আসলাম is a Bangladeshi journalist and novelist. He was the sectional editor of Alpin, the weekly satirical supplement of Prothom Alo and wrote his editorial under the banner "Boundule". Now he is the sectional editor of Pachal.more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Sirajganj, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Journalist, Novelist
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    Swadesh Roy
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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh, Eurasia, Khulna, Khulna Division
    • Profession: Poet, Journalist, Writer, Playwright
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    Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi author and former physician who has lived in exile since 1994. From a literary profile as a poet in the late 1980s, she rose to global fame by the end of the 20th century owing to her essays and novels with feminist views and criticism of religion. Since leaving ...more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Profession: Poet, Journalist, Author, Essayist, Writer, + more
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