iMran came to the UAE in 1976 in his early teens from Bangladesh. His interest in photography began to take a serious turn in early 2009 when he took to taking photos of life on the Creek, the historic open harbor area in Deira, Dubai.
iMran is a finance professional with a keen interest in migration, livelihood and entrepeneurship. He self-published a book in 2012 called Dubai Creek and his work has appeared in various international publications and exhibitions. Most recently he was a main participant of Photo Arica in Chile, where he taught a workshop and was invited to give an artist talk.