Mostofa Sarwar Farooki (also known as “farooki” or “faruqi) is a Bangladeshi film director, screenwriter and film producer. Farooki is considered one of the leading figures to bring modernism/realism in Bangladeshi Cinema. His works often switch between a real and quasi-real world. He has directed films, mega serials for cable television, ground breaking TV commercials and three full length feature film. His films have been shown in international film festivals in South Korea, Abu Dhabi, USA, Italy, India, Thailand and elsewhere. “Mostofa Sarwar Farooki could be the next South-east Asian filmmaker to break out”, The Hollywood Reporter wrote in the review of his film Television. Variety’s Jay Weissberg wrote. “Mostofa Sarwar Farooki is a key exemplar of Bangladeshi new wave cinema movement“. He is also the pioneer of an avant-grade filmmakers’ movement called “Chabial”.
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki was born (2 May 1973) Nakhalpara, Dhaka, Bangladesh. In July, 2010 he married actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha, they have five years of relationship.
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki started his career journey with making television dramas, although he wanted to make a film in early of career. He has set a new trend in terms of presentation and direction in the early 2000. His first two films, which he considers to be an educational effort, were Bachelor (2003) and Mad in Bangladesh (2007).
Born: May 2, 1973
Birth Place: Nakhalpara, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Profession: Director, Filmmaker, Producer and Screenwriter
Spouse: Nusrat Imrose Tisha (m. 2010)
Awards: Kommersant Weekend Prize
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki Movies
- Bachelor (2003)
- Made In Bangladesh (2007)
- Third Person Singular Number (2009)
- Television (2012)
- Ant Story (2013)
- Doob:No Bed of Roses (2017)
- No Land’s Man (2017)