Biography

Tauquir Ahmed, born in 1966, an architect and actor, turned director in cinema. He has made four feature films. Present occupation is film making, screen writing and acting.

Education


Tauquir Ahmed studied in Jhenidah Cadet College (JCC) for his SSC and HSC exam. He studied architecture in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He completed film diploma from New York Film Academy, 2002. He had training in Theatre Direction from Royal Court Theatre, London (British Council Scholarship, 1995) and attended the theater of nation in Seoul South Korea 1984. In his university life he spent most of his eveneings intheaters. From 1985 to 2004 he was a active theater worker in Dhaka. Directed three stage plays Hoybadan(1995), Icchamrittu(2002) in New York and Protishoron(2003). He worked as a set designer actively in 90s.

Career


At the same time Toukir Ahmed started his career as a lead-actor in television in independent movies. He made his 1st feature flim Joyjatra in 2004. Rupkothar Golpo in 2006. Daruchini Dwip in 2007. With a long interval he madehis 4th feature flim Oggatonama (THE UNNAMED). In professional career he sifted from architecer to freelance actor to business and to flim making. His current occupation is film maker, actor and writer

Personal life


Tauquir Ahmed Married Bipasha Hayat, another fellow actor, on 23 July 1999. Together they have on son - Aareeb and one daughter - Arisha.

Awards


National Film Awards
-Best Screen Play Writer, Best Director & Producer (Film: Joyjatra, 2004).[15]
Meril Prothom Alo Awards
-Best Film Director, (Film: Joyjatra, 2004 and Rupkothar Golpo, 2006)
Dhaka International Film Festival
-Special Award for the Film, Joyjatra
-Audience Choice Award, Film: Rupkothar Golpo
Bali Film Festival, Indonesia
-Audience Choice Award, Film: Daruchini Dwip