Zillur Rahman John

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Zillur Rahman John is a mime and pantomime artist and author of mime books from Bangladesh.


In 1993, his Dhaka Pantomime troup won the Best Performance Award in group mime from Kolkata, India at the International Festivals of Non-Verbal Arts organized by the India committee of the International Organization of Performing Arts (IOPA).[1] In 2009 John was honoured by the City of Edmonton, Canada, with the City of Edmonton Cultural Diversity in the Arts Award.[2]

Charitable activities[edit]

John was the director of the Centre for Ethnic Children, a child protection NGO in Bangladesh.[3]