|Alma mater|| Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology |
University of Dhaka
University of Technology Sydney
|Occupation||Director & Civil Engineer.|
|Known for||Directing action films|
|• Kistimaat |
• Super Hero
|Home town||Dhaka, Bangladesh|
Ashiqur Rahman is a Bangladeshi television director, film maker, and screenwriter. He has directed five action films: Kistimaat , Gangster Returns , Musafir , Operation Agneepath and Super Hero . He wrote all except Kistimaat .
Ashiqur Rahman was born in Dhaka. He completed his Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).Later Ashiqur Rahman graduated from University of Technology Sydney in Master of Civil and Environmental Engineering and from the University of Dhaka he completed Master in Television & Film Studies.
Ashiqur Rahman is member of BFDC Cinematographers Association and Member of BFDC Film Directors Association. He is also a member of Australian Director Guild and Engineers Australia.
In April 2013, Rahman began shooting for TV a script he coauthored with Shimon Mahmud. The action story drama serial, tentatively titled Gangster, starred Ziaul Faruq Apurba, was being produced by Intract Film and Media, and was planned to be broadcast on satellite channel Asian TV.When Asian TV saw clips of the first phase of shooting, they suggested it be made as a movie instead, produced jointly by Asian TV and Saiful Azim. By November, the project was retitled Gangster Returns .
Meanwhile, Rahman began shooting action film Kistimaat , which was released in 2014.Gangster Returns eventually released on 27 November 2015.
Rahman's third film, which he also wrote, is action thriller Musafir .It released on 22 April 2016, and was well received by audiences. Fahmim Ferdous of The Daily Star praised the attempt to tell an original story, the dialog, and cinematography, but found that some scenes were unnecessary, and the plot didn't entirely hold together. He wrote, "Ashiqur Rahman has shown promise, and one can only hope he gets better." The Rahman-directed short musical film Sarangshe Tumi also premiered in April. After four years away from TV production, Rahman directed the action drama Princess for Asian TV. Late in 2016, he was filming Operation Agneepath .
Career in documentary making
Career in music video production
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For the last 10 days Apurbo is taking part in shooting ... This serial is being made to broadcast on Asian TV under the banner of Intract Film and Media.
After completing shooting of the first phase ... 'Gangster' will be produced by Saiful Azim and Asian Television jointly.
Within very short time he will start to take part in shooting of his first acted movie 'Gangster Return,' which will be directed by Ashiqur Rahman.