Journey

Reza's Journey:

1970: Reza was born on 21 April to a Muslim family but was brought up in a secular environment.

Student Life:

1974-1975: Early Childhood Education at Bino's Mom Pathshala

1975-1980: Primary Education at West Char Baniary Government Primary School

1980-1986: Secondary Education at Dighirjan High School, School Secondary Certificate (SSC) under Jessore Board in 1986, 1st Division.

1986-1988: Higher Secondary Education at B.M. College and Mativanga Degree College, Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) under Jessore Board in 1988, 1st Division.

1988-1994: University Education at Dhaka University, Bachelor of Social Science (BSS, Honours) in Economics in 1991, 2nd Class, 12th Position.

1994-1996: University Education at Dhaka University, Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics in 1992, 2nd Class, 9th Position.

Life as a Researcher:

1996-1999: Research Assistant at Bangladesh Unnyan Parishad (BUP)

1999-2001: Field Research Assistant at CARE-Bangladesh

2001-2003: Field Research Assistant at ICDDR,B

2003-2004: Field Research Assistant at Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE)

2004-2005: Research Assistant at Bangladesh Consultants Limited (BCL)

2005-2007: Research Associate at Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)

2007-2008: Research Executive at UNHABITAT

A Writer's Life:

1983: He begins publishing his poems in School Wall Magazine.

1985: Started publishing his poems and stories in Literary Magazines.

1987: Started publishing his essays in College's Yearly Literary Magazine.

1992: Started publishing his short stories in Daily Newspaper's Literary Page.

1993: Started editing and publishing text and guide book.

2003: His first Juvenile story book 'Moynar Boyos Tero' was published.

2005: His 2nd Juvenile story book 'Boyosondhikaal' was published.

2008: His first collection of short stories book 'Buno Baleshwori' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2010: His 2nd collection of short stories book 'Sonar Kongkaal' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2011: His 3rd collection of short stories book 'Sadhusongho' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2011: His first collection of essays book 'Shunyo Dashomik Shunyo' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2011: His first Nursery Stories book 'Goppo Toppo Na Sotti' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2012: His first novel book 'Maa' (Mother) was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2013: His 4th collection of short stories book ' Bhoomiputra' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2014: His 5th collection of short stories book 'Panchabhooteshu' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2015: His first biography book on Bengali great leader Bangabandhu 'Mujib The Great' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2017: His second biography book on Cuban Great Leader Fidel Castro 'The Great Comrade' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2017: His 2nd novel 'Bosna' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2018: His 6th collection of short stories book 'Golpeshwori' was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2018: His collection of essays book 'Chalochchitrer Desh Bidesh' on film was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

2018: His collection of essays book 'Bangla Gaaner Epar Opar' on music was published at Bangla Academy Amar Ekushey Book Fair on February.

Life as a Filmmaker:

2006: Assistant Director of Tokon Thaakoor's first film 'BLACKOUT'

2007: Playwright Script of Shuman Shams's first film 'SUI'

2008: Online Editor of Tokon Thaakoor's Mega TV Drama Serial 'Central Mental Hospital'

2009: Chief Assistant Director of Tokon Thaakor's Mega TV Drama Serial 'Wrongs and Roses'

2010: Assistant Director of Tokon Thaakoor's TV-Drama 'Tarmuj'

2011: Assistant Director of Tokon Thaakoor's TV-Drama ' Putul Bou'

2012: Assistant Director of Tokon Thaakoor's short films 'Six Seasons'

2015: Cast Artist of Tokon Thaakoor's Children film 'Rajputtur'

2017: Directing debut feature film HARIBOL