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Anwar Hossain (I) (1948–2018)

Anwar Hossain's work arrived at a time when Bangladeshi photography was divided into two camps. The salon school produced formulaic images designed to win contests. Most press photographers, content to play second fiddle to the writers, provided images that filled the empty box above a pre-determined caption. Neither group saw themselves as ... See full bio »


(age 70) in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Surja Dighal Bari Cinematographer
Onno Jibon Cinematographer
Lalsalu Cinematographer
Puroshkar Cinematographer


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 2011 1971 (Documentary)
 2008 Rabeya
 2007 Tajuddin Ahmad: An Unsung Hero (Documentary)
 2007 Swapnabhumi (Video documentary)
 2007 Bostrobalikara: Garment Girls of Bangladesh (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Bonojatri (Documentary)
 2005 Teardrops of Karnaphuli (Documentary)
 2004 Shyamol Chhaya (as Anwar Husain)
 2004 Lalon
 2002 Oie Jamuna (Documentary)
 2001 Lalsalu
 1999 Images and Impressions (Documentary)
 1996 Achin Pakhi (Documentary)
 1996 Swapnas skole (Documentary)
 1995 Onno Jibon
 1993 Chaka
 1985 Miss Lanka
 1985 Suruj Miah
 1985 Dahan
 1984 Hooliya (Short)
 1983 Puroshkar
 1976 The Rain
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Anwar Husain

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