Md Tanzir Islam Britto (born 1990) is a Bangladeshi blogger, activist, and physician, widely known by his alias “সিডাটিভ হিপনোটিক্স”. He was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh and completed his early education in Mumbai. Britto has been writing since 2007, primarily about political satire and movie critiques. He played a key role in the Shahbag Movement in 2013, which was one of the largest mass movements in Bangladesh in recent times. Britto is currently working as a nephrologist and has a private practice. Despite his public persona, he is known to be a private person who enjoys watching documentaries, movies, and TV series.
Md Tanzir Islam Britto
|Birth place||Chittagong, Bangladesh|
|Also known as||সিডাটিভ হিপনোটিক্স|
|Occupation||Blogger, activist physician|
Britto completed his early education at Bangladesh Bank High School and Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai. Later, he attended Ideal College and completed his HSC. Subsequently, he earned his MBBS degree from SSMC. Britto completed his postgraduate training in nephrology from Dhaka Medical College and advanced training in endocrinology from Birdem.
Britto developed a passion for writing from an early age and started blogging in 2007, primarily writing about political satire and movie critiques. He has contributed articles to various newspapers such as Jugantor, Bangladesh Pratidin, and online news portals. He is a contributing writer for EArki and has published his work in the renowned daily newspaper Prothom Alo and many web news portals and magazines.
In 2013, Britto played a key role in organizing the Shahbag Movement, which is considered the biggest mass movement in Bangladesh after the 1990s. However, he was under surveillance by a terrorist group after his involvement in the Shahbag Movement. Britto is also known for organizing a protest against Bangladesh being removed from Test cricket status. He has a significant presence on social media, particularly on Facebook, where he has a large fan base and regularly writes on various topics.
Britto is currently working with prominent nephrologists and has a private practice as a physician.
Despite his public persona, Britto is known to be a private person who enjoys watching documentaries, movies, and TV series. He is the only son of his parents, with his father working in the banking sector, and his mother being a retired SP. Britto was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, during his childhood, which strengthened his resolve to become a doctor.