Anwar Hossain (photographer)

Bangladeshi photographer and cinematographer
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Anwar Hossain (6 October 1948 – 1 December 2018)[1][2] was a Bangladeshi photographer and cinematographer.[3]


He was born in Dhaka, East Pakistan. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Cinematography a record five times for the movies Sundori (1979), Emiler Goenda Bahini (1980), Puraskar (1983), Anya Jibon (1995) and Lalsalu (2003).[4]

Hossain died on 1 December 2018 at his hotel room in Dhaka from a heart attack at the age of 70.[5]


  1. "Renowned photographer Anwar Hossain found dead in Dhaka hotel". 2018-12-01. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  2. "ULAB hosts Anwar Hossain Photo Exhibit: 'Tutail 1971-2012'". University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.
  3. "Anwar Hossain's photography exhibition begins today". The Daily Star. 20 August 2010.
  4. Rashed Shawon (14 August 2012). চার দশকে আমাদের সেরা চলচ্চিত্রগুলো [Best films of four decades] (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  5. "Photographer Anwar Hossain found dead at a city hotel". The Daily Star. 2018-12-01. Retrieved 2018-12-01.