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List of famous film directors from Bangladesh, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Bangladesh has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Bangladeshi directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Bangladesh and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Bangladeshi directors?" and "Which directors are from Bangladesh?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Bangladesh in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Bangladeshi directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

Alamgir Kabir was a Bangladeshi film director and cultural activist. Three of his feature films are featured in the "Top 10 Bangladeshi Films" list by British Film Institute. ...more

Birthplace: Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Films Directed: Rupali Shaikate

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Amiya Chakravarty was an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, who was leading film director in Hindi cinema of the 1940s and 1950s. He is noted for films like Daag, Patita, and Seema for which he won the 4th Filmfare Award for Best Story. He was married to Saraswati Shastri aka Kamala, ...more

Birthplace: Bogra, Bangladesh

Nationality: India

Films Directed: Shahenshah, Daag, Seema, Jwar Bhata, Mera Suhaag, + more

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Anwar Pasha was a Bangladeshi author and novelist. He was a martyred intellectual of 1971. Anwar Pasha was born on 15 April 1928 at Dabkai village in Murshidabad. His father was Haji Makrom Ali. ...more

Birthplace: Murshidabad, India

Nationality: Bangladesh

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Ariel Schulman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Bangladesh
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Ariel Schulman is an actor, film director, producer and art director. ...more

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Films Directed: Paranormal Activity 4, Catfish, A Brief History of John Baldessari, Paranormal Activity 3

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