Awards 

World Press Photo

  • Selected for 18th Joop Swart Masterclass, 2008

  • 3rd Prize in Daily Life Category in World Press Photo contest, 2011

Pictures of the Year (POYi)

  • 2nd Prize in Feature Category, 2013

Best of Photojournalism (BOP) by National Press Photographer’s Association of America, NPPA

  • 3rd Prize in the Enterprise Category, 2010

  • 1st Prize in the Environmental Picture Story Category, 2008

Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Contest

  • Best Portfolio, 2013

  • 2nd Prize in the News Picture story Category, 2013

  • 2nd Prize in the Feature Category, 2009

China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP)

  • Gold Prize in the Daily Life Category, 2013

  • Bronze Prize in the War & Disaster Category, 2011

  • Silver Prize in the Daily Life Category, 2010

  • Bronze Prize in the War & Disaster Category, 2007

Others

  • Honorable Mention in National Geographic Photo Contest; 2013

    Honorable Mention in FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project; 2015

  • ‘Award of Excellence in Feature photography in Society of Publisher's in Asia (SOPA) Award; 2010

  • South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) award for outstanding photograph about South Asia; 2010

  • 1st prize in FCCT/OnAsia Photo Contest; 2009

  • Runner UP in the Photojournalism category of American Photo- Images of the Year; 2009

  • Press Award in One world Media Award, UK; 2008

  • Honorable Mention in Asahi Shimbun- International Photographic Salon of Japan, 2011 & 2012

  • Honorable Mention in the International Photography Awards, IPA; 2010

  • Honorable Mention in The 4th Photography Masters Cup; 2010

  • Honorable Mention in PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris; 2010

  • Silver Award in the International Aperture Awards; 2009

  • Two Honorable Mentions in the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards; 2009

  • 2nd Prize in the Venice International Photo Contest; 2007

  • 3rdprize in Al-Falah Bangladesh Photo Competition; 2010

  • Honorable Mention in World Food Program (WFP) Photography Awards, 2009


Exhibitions and Screenings

  • Visa Pour l'Image, Perpignan, France.  

  • Angkor photo festival in Cambodia.

  • Yangon Photo Festival in Myanmar.

  • International Photography Biennial of the Islamic World in Iran.

  • Noorderlicht photo festival ‘Act of Faith’ in The Netherlands.

  • Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in Japan

  • National Art Gallery in Malaysia.

  • Chobi Mela, Bangladesh

  • Drik Gallery in Bangladesh and University of Bolton in UK.

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