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  • University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
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  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cultural Studies, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore, India.

    MA in Film and Media, Stamford University Bangladesh.

    BSc in Statistics, University of Dhaka.    

Areas of Interest
Women and Cinema, Screenplay Writing and Analysis, Reception, Audience and Fan Studies, Star Studies, Community Radio, Screenwriting Research, Audience and Fan Studies.

Bikash Chandra Bhowmick

Assistant Professor


Bikash Chandra Bhowmick is currently teaching at the Media Studies and Journalism Department of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). He as well as taught at Stamford University Bangladesh. He did his PG Diploma in Cultural Studies in 2009 at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore, India. He completed MA in Film & Media from Stamford University Bangladesh and BSc in Statistics from the University of Dhaka. He received CSCS PhD Coursework Fellowship for the year 2009 and Bangladesh Film Archive Research Fellowship for 2008. Apart from journal articles and book chapters, he published four books: Women on Screen (2009), Jhora Patar Galpo (From the Pages of Memory, fiction-novel, 2010), Chalochchittrey Galpo Bola (Film Storytelling, 2014), and Porichoyheena (fiction-novel, 2016). He also directed a film Matir Tane (Turn to the Root, 2005) with Anwar Chowdhury, which was screened at the ‘Documentary Film Festival 2007’ in Dhaka.

Research & Awards

Recent Project:

  • Desiring Audience - I will go to the cinema if.
  • Book Project: Songbad Likhon, Potthon ebong Bhashar Byakoron.
  • Article: Community Media Activism on the Environment: The Case of Sundarban.


  • ULAB Faculty Research Grant, 2018 - 2019. Awarded by Office of Faculty Research, ULAB.
  • ULAB Faculty Research Grant, 2015 - 2016. Awarded by Office of Faculty Research, ULAB.
  • CSCS PhD Fellowship for PhD Coursework (2009). Awarded by Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, India.
  • Bangladesh Film Archive Research Fellowship (2008). Awarded by Bangladesh Film Archive (BFA), Ministry of Information.
  • Papyrus Literary Award (2002). Awarderd by Dept. of Statistics, University of Dhaka.





Bhowmick, B. C. (2009). Women on Screen: Representing Women by Women in Bangladesh Cinema. Dhaka: Bangladesh Film Archive. 

Bhowmick, B. C. (2010). Jhara Patar Galpo. Dhaka: Shuddhashar. 

Bhowmick, B. C. (2014). Chalochchittrey Galpo Bola: Dhape Dhape Chitronatyo Likhon. Dhaka: Somoy Prokashon.

Bhowmick, B. C. (2016). Porichoyheena. Dhaka: Kakoli Prokashoni. 

Journal Articles

Bhowmick, B. C. (2012). The problematic Future of our Democracy. International Journal of Social Science Tomorrow (IJSST), 1(8), 1-9. Retrieve from http://ijsst.com/vol1_issue8.php.  

Bhowmick, B. C. (2015a). Amader Cholochchitroke Bachiey Rakhte Hole. Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute Journal, 1(1), 73-78.    

Bhowmick, B. C. (2015b). Nari Nirmito Chalochchittrey Narir Swadhinota, Nirvorshilota ebong Porichoy. Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute Journal, 2(1), 131-140. 

Bhowmick, B. C. (2015c). Beder Meye Joshna –Er Galpo Bolar Poddhotir Ekti Katthamogato Bishleson. Bangladesh Film Archive Journal, 8(9), 20-27. 

Bhowmick, B. C. (2021). The audience and the star: Genre as the interface and expectation-fulfillment as the catalyst of their relationship. Rupkatha Journal. https://dx.doi.org/10.21659/rupkatha.v13n1.36

Bhowmick, B. C. & Sharief, N. (2020). The Popularity of Indian Soap Operas in Bangladesh. Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication, 36(3), 14 – 31. https://doi.org/10.17576/JKMJC-2020-3603-02


Bhowmick, B. C., Genilo, J. W., & Shoesmith, B. (2013). Radio in Bangladesh: Growth, Decline and Transformation.  In J. W. Genilo & B. Shoesmith (Eds.), Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape (55-77). Bristol, UK / Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Bhowmick, B. C. (2016). Chitronatyo Rachonar Koushol. In M. J. Hossain (Ed.), Chalochchitra Oddhayon O Proshikkhon (135-147). Dhaka: Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute. 

Bhowmick, B. C., Genilo, J. W., & Hossain, M. S. (2016). Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Community Radio in Bangladesh. In V. Kumar & P. Gupta (Eds.), Media & Communication in Sustainable Development (142-163). Haryana, India: Society for Education and Research Development. 

Newspaper & Magazines

Bhowmick, B. C. (2012, June). An Unusual Theatre Experience. The Star Weekend, 11(22). Retrieved from http://archive.thedailystar.net/magazine/2012/06/01/film.htm

Creative Works

Bhowmick, B. C. (Director), & Chowdhury, A. (Writer & Director). (2005). Matir Tane (DVD). Dhaka: Stamford University Bangladesh. 

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.