Dhaka: 11:16 AM, Mon, 26 Aug, 2019

Body of Amjad Hossain to be kept at Shaheed Minar

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-12-20 3:16:54 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-12-23 3:43:13 PM

Entertainment Correspondent: The body of renowned film director Amjad Hossain will be kept at Central Shaheed Minar in the capital for the people to pay their last respects.

The body of film director will reach Dhaka on Friday evening, said director S A Haque.

Later, his body will be taken to the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) after Zuhr prayer, director Apurba Rana confirmed risingbd.com.

Earlier on November 18, Amjad Hossain was taken to Impulse Hospital in the capital’s Tejgaon, after he had a stroke. He was kept in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in the hospital. Later, he was taken to Thailand for advanced treatment where he breathed his last at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand at 2:57pm (local time) on Friday.

Amjad Hossain stepped into the film industry as an actor in ‘Harano Din’ in 1961. Later, he paid focus on writing scripts and directing films. He made debut as film director through ‘Agun Niye Khela’ in 1967.

Later, he achieved praises for his films- Nayanmoni (1976), Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978) and Bhat De (1984).

He achieved Bangladesh National Film Award for Nayanmoni for the first time in 1976. Since, Golapi Ekhon Traine, Sundori, Bhat De and Joyjatra brought Bangladesh National Film Award to him gradually.

risingbd/Dhaka/Dec 20, 2018/Rahat/Nasim