Famous Bangladeshi Business People

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Ayub Bachchu
(Guitarist)
Ayub Bachchu
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Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Died: October 18, 2018

Ayub Bachchu was a Bangladeshi singer, songwriter, guitarist, and composer. A rockstar, Bachchu is credited with founding one of the most popular and successful Bangladeshi bands of all time, Love Runs Blind. A pioneer of Bangladeshi Pop music, Bachchu is also counted among the greatest Bangladeshi singers of all time. In 2017, he received the Tele Cine Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Sajeeb Wazed
(Bangladeshi Businessman and Politician)
Sajeeb Wazed
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Birthdate: July 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sajeeb Wazed is a Bangladeshi politician and businessman. An important member of the Awami League, Wazed is credited with masterminding the Digital Bangladesh initiative. The initiative was part of Awami League's political manifesto, Vision 2021. He also operates a US-based firm called Wazed Consulting Inc., where he is serving as the president.

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Rubana Huq
(Businesswomen, Poet)
Rubana Huq
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Birthdate: February 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Noakhali District, Bangladesh

Rubana Huq is a Bangladeshi poet, university academic, and businesswoman. She was included in BBC's 100 Women list in 2013 and 2014. In 2014, she was also honored by The Daily Star with the Bangladesh Business Award under the Outstanding Business Women of The Year category. Rubana Huq is currently serving as the Asian University for Women's Vice-chancellor.

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Iqbal Quadir
(Founder of Grameenphone)
Iqbal Quadir
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Birthdate: August 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jessore District

Iqbal Quadir is a Bangladeshi entrepreneur who is credited with founding Grameenphone in Bangladesh. Quadir founded Grameenphone in an attempt to enhance self-employment opportunities for the poor. He is also credited with founding the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship. In 2007, he was named by Wharton Alumni Magazine in its 125 Influential People and Ideas list.

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Dipjol
(Actor)
Dipjol
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Birthdate: June 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Apart from being a prominent actor of Dhallywood, or the Bangladeshi film industry, Dipjol has also been associated with politics. A Bangladesh Nationalist Party supporter, he served as the ward commissioner of Dhaka. He now heads the Bangladesh Film Artists' Association as its vice president.

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Nurul Islam Babul
(Businessperson)
Nurul Islam Babul
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Birthdate: May 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nawabganj Upazila, Dhaka Nawabganj, Dhaka, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: July 13, 2020

Nurul Islam Babul was a Bangladeshi business magnate. He is credited with founding the famous business conglomerate, Jamuna Group, where he also served as the chairman. Nurul Islam Babul is also remembered as controversy's favorite child; he was arrested on multiple occasions with charges ranging from corruption to murder.

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Iresh Zaker
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Birthdate: November 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Iresh Zaker is a Bangladeshi actor, musician, and advertising executive. He is currently serving as the managing director of a marketing and advertising company called Asiatic 360, which is owned by his parents, Sara Zaker and Aly Zaker. As an actor, Zaker is best known for winning the National Film Award for his portrayal of Danny in Chuye Dile Mon.

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Sara Zaker
(Actress)
Sara Zaker
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Birthplace: Unknown

Popular Bangladeshi TV and theater personality Sara Zaker has both acted in and directed several plays. She also pens a column for the Bangladeshi newspaper Prothom Alo. She has also been working successfully in the field of market research and is associated with several charitable initiatives.

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Makbul Hossain
(Businessperson)
Makbul Hossain
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Birthdate: 1950 AD
Birthplace: Bikrampur
Died: May 24, 2020

Makbul Hossain was a Bangladeshi businessman and politician. From 14 July 1996 to 13 July 2001, he served as a Member of Parliament for Dhaka-9 constituency. He was an important member of Bangladesh Awami League and recieved several awards throughout his career. He was a recipient of Sher E Bangla National Gold Medal Award and Shahid Bodiujzaman Gold Medal Award.