Actor Raihan Baqui shares his experiences making the short action/war film Devil Dogs.
“I’m just your ordinary Mexican/Bengali actor on his journey to becoming extraordinary by following his dreams, visions, ideals.”
Raihan Baqui is a young actor who has appeared in the short film Always a Bridesmaid and on television in Up North. He recently filmed a part in the forthcoming Ben Affleck-directed movie Live By Night.
Raihan was born in Houston, Texas. His heritage is Bengali (on his father’s side) and Mexican (on his mother’s side). His passion for acting was sparked in middle school where he first joined the school’s theater. Raihan committed to the acting craft when he attended his first IMTA Talent Competition, and placed in his acting category where he met his first manager.
Raihan made the move to California at the age of 18, and has been working in short films, commercials and multiple projects. He is consistently developing his craft and career under the guidance of teachers like Christina Zorich, Eric Morris, and AJ Riley.
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The short action/war film Devil Dogs is set during the 2004 battle of Fallujah in the Iraq War.
The film premiered at the 2017 GI Film Festival in Washington D.C. over Memorial Day Weekend and was broadcast on television on the ShortsTV channel network in the U.S. and Europe.