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DiedJanuary 23, 1963, Dhaka, Bangladesh
FactFather of Saleh Bakri.

Mohammad Ali Bogra was born on 19 August 1909, in Pabna, Bengal Presidency, British India. His father, Shamsul Huda, was a district judge and his mother, Nawabzadi Dilshad Begum, was the daughter of Nawab Sir Khwaja Salimullah of Dacca. He had two brothers, Khwaja Nizamuddin and Khwaja Ahsanuddin, and two sisters, Begum Jahanara Ali and Begum Shamsunnahar Ali. He was educated at the Rajshahi Collegiate School and the Presidency College, Calcutta. In 1928, he went to England to study law at the Middle Temple.

He was called to the Bar in 1931 and returned to India to practise law. He started his career as a barrister in the Calcutta High Court. In 1934, he married Begum Shaista Suhrawardy, the daughter of Sir Hussain Suhrawardy. They had four children: three sons, Khwaja Shahabuddin, Khwaja Mohammad Tariq and Khwaja Mohammad Shafiq, and a daughter, Begum Zebunnisa Ali.

In 1947, he was elected to the Constituent Assembly of India from Bengal. He was a member of the Assembly’s Steering Committee and the Drafting Committee. He was also a member of the Indian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in 1947-48. In 1953, he was appointed as the Minister of Commerce and Industry in the first cabinet of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. He held this post until 1957. In 1957, he was appointed as the Foreign Minister of India. He held this post until 1962.

In 1962, he was appointed as the Prime Minister of Pakistan by President Ayub Khan. He held this office until 1963. In 1963, he was dismissed from office by President Ayub Khan. He remained in opposition to the Ayub Khan regime until his death in 1967.

Mohammad Ali Bogra was a leading figure in the Pakistan Movement. He was one of the founders of the Muslim League. He also played a key role in the negotiations that led to the creation of Pakistan in 1947. He served as the Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1962 to 1963.

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Full NameMohammad Ali Bogra
DiedJanuary 23, 1963, Dhaka, Bangladesh
EducationUniversity of Calcutta

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1Let me tell you about the Palestinian film industry. Very simply, we do not have one. We have some very talented film-makers, but that's about it. We have no film schools and we have no studios. We have no infrastructure because we have no country.


1Tel Aviv, Israel [August 2012]
2Father of Saleh Bakri.




American AssassinfilmingAshani
The Night Of2016TV Mini-SeriesTariq
Of Kings and Prophets2015-2016TV SeriesSamuel
The Warren2014ShortAbu Mahmoud
Tyrant2014TV SeriesSheik Rashid
The Savior2014/IIHerod (as Mohammed Bakri)
Girafada2013Hassan (as Mohamed Bakri)
Overflow2013/IIShortNo Name (as Mohammed Bakri)
Placebo2013/IIShortAlfred (as Mohammed Bakri)
Water2012/IIIas Mohammed Bakri
Wild Horses2012ShortAshraf (as Mohammed Bakri)
Adama2011TV Mini-SeriesMoshe
Piece of Bread2010Short as Mohammed Bakri
Sense of Morning2010Short voice, as Mohammed Bakri
The Clock and the Man2010Short as Mohammed Bakri
Golakani Kirkuk - The Flowers of Kirkuk2010Old Sherko (as Mohammed Bakri)
Matrimoni e altri disastri2010Bauer (as Mohammed Bakri)
Zindeeq2009as Mohammed Bakri
Eid milad Laila2008Abu Laila (as Mohammed Bakri)
La masseria delle allodole2007Nazim (as Mohammed Bakri)
Nuzhat al-Fuad2006Ezra / Kahiri (as Mohammed Bakri)
Yasmine tughani2005ShortAbu Odeh (as Mohammed Bakri)
Private2004Mohammad B. (as Mohammed Bakri)
The Olive Harvest2003as Mohammed Bakri
Il bambino di Betlemme2002TV MoviePadre Otman (as Muhamad Bakri)
Desperado Square2001Avram Mandabon (as Mohammed Bakri)
The Body2001Abu Yusef (as Muhamed Bakri)
Sous les pieds des femmes1997Amin 1996 (as Mohammed Bakri)
Shvil Hahalav1997Mahmud (as Mohammed Bakri)
Sipurim Kzarim Al Ahava1997TV Mini-Series
Luna V'Hahamor1996Short as Mohammed Bakri
Haïfa1996Haifa (as Mohammed Bakri)
Hikayatul jawahiri thalath1995Aida's father (as Mohammed Bakri)
Tzaleket1994as Mohammed Bakri
The Mummy Lives1993Alexatos (as Mohammed Bakri)
Me'Ahorei Hasoragim II1992Issan (as Mohammed Bakri)
Double Edge1992Mustafa Shafik (as Mohammed Bakri)
Gmar Gavi'a1991Ziad (as Mohammed Bakri)
Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story1991TV Movie as Mohammed Bakri
Ha Miklat1989Short as Mohammed Bakri
Foreign Nights1989Morod (as Mohammed Bakri)
Rami og Julie1988Rami's Cousin (as Mohammed Bakri)
Death Before Dishonor1987Gavril (as Mohammed Bakri)
Esther1986Mordecai (as Mohammed Bakri)
Me'Ahorei Hasoragim1984Issan (as Mohammed Bakri)
B'Yom Bahir Ro'im et Dameshek1984as Mohammed Bakri
La maison de la mémoire1983Abdel Al (as Mohammed Bakri)
Hanna K.1983Selim Bakri (as Mohammed Bakri)
Magash Hakesef1983as Mohammed Bakri


Water2012/IIIas Mohammed Bakri
Zahara2009Documentary as Mohammed Bakri
Min Yum Mahrucht2005Documentary as Mohammed Bakri
Jenin, Jenin2003Documentary as Mohammed Bakri


Min Yum Mahrucht2005Documentary producer - as Mohammed Bakri
Jenin, Jenin2003Documentary producer - as Mohammed Bakri
Shvil Hahalav1997executive producer - as Mohammed Bakri


Min Yum Mahrucht2005Documentary as Mohammed Bakri
Jenin, Jenin2003Documentary writer - as Mohammed Bakri


Restiamo umani: The Reading Movie2012Himself (as Mohammed Bakri)
24 Hours with... Israel2010TV SeriesHimself
Cinema 32009TV SeriesHimself
A History of Israeli Cinema2009Documentary as Mohammed Bakri
Le 11 septembre n'a pas eu lieu...2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Mohammed Bakri)
In Search of Peace2001DocumentaryHimself


Won Awards

2005Best ActorBuenos Aires International Festival of Independent CinemaPrivate (2004)
2004Bronze LeopardLocarno International Film FestivalBest ActorPrivate (2004)

Nominated Awards

2009Asia Pacific Screen AwardAsia Pacific Screen AwardsBest Performance by an ActorEid milad Laila (2008)
2009Muhr Arab AwardDubai International Film FestivalDocumentaryZahara (2009)
2007Robert and Frances Flaherty PrizeYamagata International Documentary Film FestivalMin Yum Mahrucht (2005)
2000Award of the Israeli Film AcademyAwards of the Israeli Film AcademyBest ActorKikar Ha-Halomot (2001)

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