Masud Pathik (born 1 August 1979) is a Bangladeshi filmmaker, poet and lyricist. His feature films Nekabborer Mohaproyan (2014) won seven and Maya: The Lost Mother (2019) won eight Bangladesh National Film Awards. Individually, he won the Best Lyrics and Best Story awards. For his poetry, he won the 2013 HSBC Kali O Kalam award for his poem Ekaki Jomin.
|Born||1 August 1979|
Narsingdi District, Bangladesh
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
Early life and educationEdit
Pathik was born on 1 August 1979 at Raipura Upazila in Narsingdi District. He earned his PhD from the University of Dhaka on the topic of Bangladeshi Cinema. He took a film appreciation course in 2008 organised by Bishwo Shahitto Kendro in Dhaka. As of August 2020, he has been researching on film at Assam University.
Pathik edits a magazine, Bratya, that focuses on the life and livelihood of the subaltern people of Bangladesh. He also acts as the assistant editor of Pothorekha, a literary magazine in Bangladesh, and he is an executive member of Jatiyo Kobita Parishad, Bangladesh. He is the founder and chairman of Bratya Film, and Bratya Creation.
Pathik's first poem Krishokphool was published in 1996. As of 2017, he has published 14 books including Chashar Put, Ekaki Jomin, Shetu Harabar Din, Chashar Bachan, Langoler Bhubon and Dadar Khorom.
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- 'কলি ও কলম' পুরস্কার পেলেন চলচ্চিত্র নির্মাতা মাসুদ পথিক. RisingBD (in Bengali). 2014-04-05. Retrieved 2020-12-06.
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