Alvi Ahmed

Alvi Ahmed (Bengali: আলভী আহমেদ) is a Bangladeshi director and script writer in both television and cinema. He has directed around 100 dramas and a full length feature film. He was nominated several times for the "Meril Prothom Alo Awards". In 2015, his directed film "U-Turn" got released in more than 80 movie theatres around the country.[1] He is a translator. He has also translated some stories and novels of the famous Japanese writer Haruki Murakami.[2]

Alvi Ahmed
আলভী আহমেদ
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Alvi Ahmed

(1980-10-11) 11 October 1980 (age 40)
CitizenshipBangladesh (Electrical Engineering)
Alma mater
OccupationDirector, script writer and Translator
Years active2005–present
Known forBengali translation of Norwegian Wood
Notable work
Illusion, Adrishya Manab
  • MR. Nawsher Ali (father)
  • Mrs. Jahanara Begum (mother)

Early life and educationEdit

Alvi Ahmed was born on 11 October 1980 in the District of Gopalgonj, Bangladesh. He is the son of Mr. Nawsher Ali and Mrs. Jahanara Begum.

He has completed his secondary and higher secondary education from Barishal Cadet College. In 2005, Alvi graduated as an electrical engineer from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He was married to Jinat Hossain in 2016.[3]


In 2015, Alvi Ahmed finished working on his first Bangla movie U-Turn. Several Bangladeshi actors like Misha Sawdagor, Moutushi Biswas, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Shipan Mitra, Irfan Sazzad, Airin Sultana worked under his production. The movie was released in more than 80 movie theatres nationwide.[4][5]


Alvi Ahmed has directed almost 100 TV dramas. Some of his significant productions are Batashe Muktir Grhan,[6] Shunno theke Shuru,[7] Vagabond,[8] The Corporate,[9] 2441139 (Bela Bosh),[10] Neel Botam,[11] Tahminar Dinjapon,[12] Parallel Image,[13] Shopner Moto Din[14]

Translated bookEdit

He has translated a number of Stories written by Haruki Mukarami.[15] In October 2020 he has translated Haruki Mukarami's popular novel Norwegian Wood in Bengali which was one of the best seller in Bangladesh.[16]

Nominations and awardsEdit

Count Year Award Category Work Result
01 2008 11th Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Drama Director (Critics) Kushum O Murkho Mofijer Golpo Nominated
02 2008 10th CJFB Parformance Award Best Serial Drama Directection Adda Won
03 2011 14th Meril Prothom Alo Awards Best Drama Director (Critics) Tahminar Jibonjapon Nominated[17][18]
04 2012 RTV Star Award Best Drama Director Illusion Won
05 2015 RTV Star Award Best Drama Director Adrishya Manab Won


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "U-Turn to hit cinemas today". Dhaka Tribune.
  2. ^ অ্যা উইন্ডো. The Daily Ittefaq (in Bengali).
  3. ^ "Wedding bells all the way!". Dhaka Tribune.
  4. ^ আসছে 'ইউটার্ন'. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  5. ^ কেমন চলছে ‘ইউটার্ন’. Bhorer Kagoj (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  6. ^ বাতাসে মুক্তির ঘ্রাণে সেলিম-মৌ. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 2020-09-15.
  7. ^ একজন মায়াবতী মিলি. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  8. ^ "Riaz, Mili and Prova team up for "Vagabond"". The Daily Star. 15 September 2015.
  9. ^ ""The Corporate" on Desh TV". The Daily Star. 2016-10-08. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  10. ^ "Shared interest in both TV and theatre". The Daily Star. 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  11. ^ নীল বোতাম. Prothom Alo (in Bengali).
  12. ^ বাইসাইকেল চালানো শেখা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  13. ^ অভিনয়টা খুব মিস করি: শমী কায়সার. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 2020-09-15.
  14. ^ "Mou and Kalyan in Shopner Moto Din". The Daily Star. 5 September 2017.
  15. ^ কীভাবে লেখক হলাম-হারুকি মুকারামি. Prothom Alo (in Bengali).
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  17. ^ বাইসাইকেল চালানো শেখা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 2020-09-15.
  18. ^ সমালোচকদের রায়ে মনোনীত যাঁরা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 2020-09-15.