Biography :  Manzoor Alam Beg                                       All Images        Photo Story

Manzoor Alam Beg (1931-1998), born: Murshidabad, West Bengal. A photographer of exceptional talent, he played a pioneering role in the photography movement in Bangladesh that began with the setting up of the Begart Institute of Photography in Dhaka in 1960. Manzoor Alam Beg has been awarded the most prestigious Ekushey Padak given by Bangladesh government in 2007 besides 200 more national and international awards and honors. He was honored with the title "Alokchitracharjo" by Bangladesh Photographic Society (BPS). His book on photography entitled Alokchitro is considered a classic.