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

List includes Swadesh Roy, Michael Madhusudan Dutt and more.

This historic playwrights from Bangladesh list can help answer the questions "Who are some Bangladeshi playwrights of note?" and "Who are the most famous playwrights from Bangladesh?" These prominent playwrights of Bangladesh may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Bangladeshi playwrights.

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Atiqul Haque Chowdhury was a prominent media personality in Bangladesh. His contributions in Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Radio are enormous. Chowdhury's eventful career in media includes important roles at major organisations in Bangladesh. He began his career as a producer and programme organiser at Radio Pakistan Dhaka in 1960, later joining PTV Dhaka in 1965. Atiqul Haque Chowdhury has been one of the leading personalities actively involved in the BTV in its golden era. He started as a producer and retired as the deputy director general of the state-run TV station in 1991. During his tenure, he made over 450 TV plays. A number of quality radio plays were also written and directed ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 83 (1930-2013)

Birthplace: Bangladesh

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Imdadul Haq Milon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Playwrights from Bangladesh
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Imdadul Haq Milon is a Bangladeshi novelist and editor of the daily Kaler Kantho. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Bikrampur

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Manoj Mitra is a writer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

Birthplace: Bangladesh, Satkhira District

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Michael Madhusudan Dutt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Playwrights from Bangladesh
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Michael Madhusudan Dutt, or Michael Madhusudan Dutta was a popular 19th-century Bengali poet and dramatist. He was born in Sagordari, on the bank of Kopotaksho River, a village in Keshabpur Upazila, Jessore District, Bengal Presidency, East Bengal. His father was Rajnarayan Dutt, an eminent lawyer, and his mother was Jahnabi Devi. He was a pioneer of Bengali drama. His famous work Meghnad Bodh Kavya, is a tragic epic. It consists of nine cantos and is exceptional in Bengali literature both in terms of style and content. He also wrote poems about the sorrows and afflictions of love as spoken by àwomen. As a young student, Dutt was influenced by the thoughts and actions of the Young Bengal-a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 49 (1824-1873)

Birthplace: Jessore District, Bangladesh

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