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|Native name||বেবী ইসলাম|
September 24, 1927|
Murshidabad, Bengal, British India
|Died||May 24, 2010
|Other names||Anwarul Islam|
|Occupation||Cinematographer and Director|
|Known for||Titash Ekti Nadir Naam
Jukti Takko Aar Gappo
Early life and education
Anwarul Islam was born to Abdul Hossain Biswas and Motaharun Nessa, although he was bought up by his grandfather and his mother, who was a teacher. He went to a missionary school in Sealdah and moved to Cathedral Mission High School. He matriculated in 1945 before attending Bangabasi College, under the University of Calcutta.
He started his career with Bengali Film Director, Ajoy Kar. After Independence he moved to East Pakistan and started working there. He was the cinematographer of hit films such as Harano Sur, Bor Didi, Saptapadi, Saat Paake Bandha, Kabuliwala. He also worked with filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak on two films, Titash Ekti Nadir Naam and Jukti Takko Aar Gappo.
- Harano Sur
- Bor Didi
- Saat Paake Bandha
- Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (1973)
- Jukti Takko Aar Gappo (1974/1977)
and many other films.
- Tanha (1959) [Baby Islam was also the Screenplay Writer].
- Charitraheen (1975)
- National Award in 1975 for Charitraheen.
- Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 by Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies (BFFS).