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Actor Siraj Haydar passes away

Siraj Haydar

MNA Entertainment Desk: Prominent actor Siraj Haydar passed away at his Kalyanpur residence in capital Dhaka on Thursday morning at the age of 71. Siraj’s son Lelin Haydar said his father felt chest pain at night. He had died around 6:14am before taken to hospital. The actor left behind his wife, two sons, a daughter, a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death. Siraj’s body will be taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) where his first namaz-e-janaza will be held after Asr prayer. Siraj Haydar started his acting career on 14 August 1962 through a novel named ...

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Actor Nazmul Huda Bachchu passes away

Nazmul Huda Bachchu

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Veteran film and television actor Nazmul Huda Bachchu has passed away at the age of 78. He breathed his last on early Wednesday at Square Hospitals in Dhaka while undergoing treatment. He was admitted to the hospital due to low pressure and fever. After the namaj-e-janaja at Azad Mosque in Gulshan, Bacchu will be buried at Banani Graveyard on Wednesday, said the family. Born in in 1938 in Dhaka, Bacchu was honored with National Film Awards for his contribution in acting. Some of Bacchu starring films are—Oggatonama (2016), Runway (2010), Chandra Grahan (2008), Daktar Bari ...

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Veteran actor, BJP MP Vinod Khanna passes away

Vinod Khanna

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Veteran actor and sitting BJP MP Vinod Khanna passed away at the age of 70 on Thursday after a difficult battle with cancer. The actor, who was part of several Bollywood hits like ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ and ‘The Burning Train’, was admitted to the HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai recently. Vinod Khanna, a sitting Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Gurdaspur district of Punjab, was born on 6 October, 1946. He was seen in 141 films between 1968 and 2013. Khanna was seen in lead roles in several popular films, including Mere ...

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India’s most critically acclaimed actor Om Puri dies

Om Puri

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Om Puri, one of India’s most critically acclaimed actors, who starred in films across Hollywood, Bollywood and the UK, has died in Mumbai. The 66-year-old was found dead at his home on Friday morning, reportedly after suffering a heart attack. Puri, born in the northern state of Haryana, made his film debut in the 1976 film Ghashiram Kotwal. A versatile artist, Puri became a key player in India’s arthouse cinema scene in the 1980s and 1990s but achieved international fame for his roles in Hollywood films such as City of Joy, Wolf, and Charlie Wilson’s ...

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Salman’s father wanted him to be a cricketer

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MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Superstar Salman’s father, Salim Khan wanted to him to be a cricketer as he wanted to see his son play cricket for the country. Salman, who played a wrestler in his latest film Sultan, said former Indian cricketer Salim Durani was borrowed as his coach and he told his father that the actor had a bright future in the field. “My dad wanted me to play cricket. That could have happened easily but I just didn’t see myself going for cricket practice at 5:30 in the morning. This life is, as it is difficult for ...

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Humayun Faridi to be recalled on Asian TV

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MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Humayun Faridi is to be recalled on private satellite television channel Asian TV. They will telecast a week-long program titled ‘Tribute to Humayun Faridi’ to honor the late actor during the coming Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, said media. As part of the honor, seven films in which Faridi played significant roles will be screened by Asian TV, each on every day starting from the 2nd day of Eid. The seven films that have been selected by the channel are ‘Ranga Bou’, ‘Dusshahosh’, ‘Judge Barrister’, ‘Bishwa Premik’, ‘Teji, Bhondo Baba’ and ‘Takar Ohonkar’. Faridi was extensively applauded for ...

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