23 Notable alumni of
Rajshahi University

Rajshahi University is 2190th in the world, 548th in Asia, and 3rd in Bangladesh by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 23 notable alumni from Rajshahi University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Riaz

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    Riaz
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producermodel
    Biography

    Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddique, commonly known as Riaz, is a Bangladeshi film actor, producer, and television presenter who has appeared in more than 100 Bengali films in genres ranging from romance to action to comedies. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including three National Film Awards and seven Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He portrayed the famous literary character, Shuvro, created by Humayun Ahmed, in Daruchini Dip.

  2. Annisul Huq

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    Annisul Huq
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1952-2017 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Annisul Huq was a Bangladeshi Entrepreneur, television show host and the mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation. According to the affidavits submitted to the Election Commission in March 2015, he had amassed a net worth of US$3.25 million.

  3. Selina Hossain

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    Selina Hossain
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    author
    Biography

    Selina Hossain is a Bangladeshi novelist. Her major works include Hangor Nodi Grenade and Poka Makorer Ghor Boshoti (1996). She earned all major national awards – Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1980, Ekushey Padak in 2009 and Independence Day Award in 2018. Her novels and short stories have been translated into English, Russian, French, Japanese, Korean, Finnish and Malay. She is the present chairperson of Bangladesh Shishu Academy.

  4. Muhammad Habibur Rahman

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    Muhammad Habibur Rahman
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1930-2014 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politicianjudge
    Biography

    Muhammad Habibur Rahman was a Chief Justice of Bangladesh Supreme Court in 1995. He was the Chief Adviser of the 1996 caretaker government which oversaw the Seventh parliamentary elections in Bangladesh. He was a faculty member at the Department of Law, University of Rajshahi and University of Dhaka. Besides, being a language activist, advocate of the Bengali language, he wrote extensively and published eight books on the subject. He played a significant role to implement Bengali in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He wrote Jathashabdo (1974), the first thesaurus in the Bengali language.

  5. Hossain Toufique Imam

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    Hossain Toufique Imam
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hossain Toufique Imam was a Bangladesh Awami League politician and political advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. His rank was equivalent to a cabinet minister.

  6. Arun Kumar Basak

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    Arun Kumar Basak
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    theoretical physicistnuclear physicist
    Biography

    Arun Kumar Basak is a Bangladeshi physicist. He is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi.

  7. Abu Hena Rony

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    Abu Hena Rony
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Abu Hena Rony is a Bangladeshi stand-up comedian, actor, presenter and model. In 2011, he participated and won the Zee Bangla comedy show Mirakkel season 6 jointly with Vicky and Partha.

  8. Giasuddin Selim

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    Giasuddin Selim
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Giasuddin Selim is a Bangladeshi film director and screenwriter. He is best known for directing Monpura and Swapnajaal (2018). He won Bangladesh National Film Award twice: Best Story for the film Adhiar (2003) in 2003 and Best Screenplay for Monpura in 2008.

  9. A H M Khairuzzaman Liton

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    A H M Khairuzzaman Liton
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianmayor
    Biography

    A. H. M. Khairuzzaman Liton is a Bangladesh Awami League politician who was mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation during 2008–2013. He again got a landslide victory in the 30 July 2018 Rajshahi City Corporation election. As per results of the total 138 polling centres, Liton bagged a total of 1,65,096 votes while his nearest contestant Bulbul got 77, 700 votes.

  10. Mahadev Saha

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    Mahadev Saha
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Mahadev Saha is a Bangladeshi poet. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2001 and Independence Day Award in 2021 by the government of Bangladesh.

  11. Tariqul Islam

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    Tariqul Islam
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1956-2018 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tariqul Islam was a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician. He served as the Cabinet Minister of Ministry of Food, Ministry of Information and Ministry of Environment and Forest in the Second Khaleda Cabinet. He represented the Jessore-3 constituency in the 6th and 8th Jatiya Sangsad.

  12. Masum Reza

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    Masum Reza
    Occupations
    screenwriter
    Biography

    Masum Reza is a Bangladeshi playwright, television drama and stage play director. He is best known for writing the screenplay of the television drama serial Ronger Manush. In 2016, he won Bangla Academy Literary Award in the drama category. He wrote screenplay for films including Meghla Akash (2002), Molla Barir Bou (2005), Bapjaner Bioscope (2015) and Hason Raja (2017). In 2010, he published two novels.

  13. Abu Sayeed

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    Abu Sayeed
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianacademic
    Biography

    Abu Sayeed is a politician from Pabna district of Bangladesh, organizer of the War of Liberation, and former Minister of State for Information who was a Member of Parliament for the then Pabna 8 and Pabna-1 constituencies.

  14. Rizia Parveen

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    Rizia Parveen
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Rizia Parveen is a Bangladeshi singer. She specializes in play back singing and has done over 600 playback songs. Her popular playback songs includes "Tumi Amar Chad Ami Chaderi Alo", "Premer Naame Mitthey Bolona", "Sotti Kotha Gopon Korona", "Sobar Jibone Prem Ase, Tai Sobai Bhalobase" and "Oh Hero Oh Hero I Love You".

  15. Saifuzzaman Shikhor

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    Saifuzzaman Shikhor
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Saifuzzaman Shikhor is a Bangladeshi politician who in the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Magura-1 constituency. He is connected to the politics of Bangladesh Awami League. His father was Mohammad Asaduzzaman, an MP of Magura-2 constituency and his sister Kamrul Laila Jolly was an MP of Jatiyo Sangsad.

  16. M. Sayeedur Rahman Khan

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    M. Sayeedur Rahman Khan
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    M. Sayeedur Rahman Khan is a prominent academic and diplomat from Bangladesh. He is the former High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the UK. and the vice-chancellor of University of Rajshahi

  17. Malay Bhowmick

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    Malay Bhowmick
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Malay Bhowmick is a Bangladeshi playwright, actor, director, and educationist.

  18. Khan Sarwar Murshid

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    Khan Sarwar Murshid
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1924-2012 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    authordiplomatacademic
    Biography

    Khan Sarwar Murshid was a Bangladeshi educationist, diplomat and intellectual.

  19. Muhammad Mizanuddin

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    Muhammad Mizanuddin
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Biography

    Muhammad Mizanuddin is a Bangladeshi academic. He served as the 22nd Vice-chancellor of Rajshahi University since March 20, 2013.

  20. Enamul huq

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    Enamul huq
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Enamul Huq served as the Inspector General of Police of Bangladesh Police, and a member of the Law Commission from 2004 to 2007.

  21. Md. Akram-Al-Hossain

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    Md. Akram-Al-Hossain
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Biography

    Md. Akram-Al-Hossain is a Bangladeshi civil servant who is currently serving as Secretary of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education. He also served as Chairman of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation.

  22. A B M Shawkat Ali

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    A B M Shawkat Ali
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    A B M Shawkat Ali is a Bangladeshi origin-Australian author, computer scientist and data analyst. He author of several books in the area of Data Mining, Computational Intelligence, and Smart Grid. He is a newspaper columnist. He is an academic and well-known researcher in the areas of Machine Learning and Data Science. He is also the founder of a research center and international conferences in Data Science and Engineering. He is now an Adjunct Professor in Data Science in the School of Engineering and Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia.

  23. Mumtaz Alia Akbari

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    Mumtaz Alia Akbari
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Mumtaz Alia Akbari, commonly known as Protyasha, is a Bangladeshi actress, model and television presenter. She participated in the Lux-Anandadhara Miss Bangladesh competition held on 2002, and secured her position among the Top Ten. Protyasha acted in various drama and drama serials. Mentionable drama serials in which she performed are 'A Team', 'Restaurant 21', 'Agneepath', 'Megher Kheya', 'Run', 'Dur Desh', 'Society', 'Abong Ami', 'Bachelor Dampoti', and one hour dramas 'Dristy Dan', 'Shesher Ratri', 'Suronjana', and so on.