Munir uz Zaman born in Bangladesh in 1979. He had always wanted to be a reporter. Seeing his interest in visual literacy, Munir's photojournalist friend adviced him to get admitted in Pathshala. There he successfully completed a diploma course and in 2003 joined a local news agency BDNEWS24 as a staff photographer.
Since September 2006, Munir has been working with DrikNEWS.