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

Personal life


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

Awards


National Film Awards 2004
-Best Screen Play Writer, Best Director & Producer (Film: Joyjatra)
Meril Prothom Alo Awards 2004
-Best Film Director, (Film: Joyjatra)
Meril Prothom Alo Awards 2006
-Best Film Director, (Film: Rupkothar Golpo)
Dhaka International Film Festival 2008
-Audience Choice Award, Film: Rupkothar Golpo -Special Mention Award for the Film, Joyjatra

Bali Film Festival, Indonesia
-Audience Choice Award, Film: Daruchini Dwip(2007) The Gulf of Naples Independent Film Festival 2016
-Jury Mention Award, Film: Oggatonama