Actor Tanvir Hasan found dead in Dhaka’s Uttara

Agencies | Published: January 19, 2019 17:25:03 | Updated: January 22, 2019 16:55:02

Actor and director Tanvir Hasan. UNB file photo

Police have recovered the body of actor and director Tanvir Hasan Sumon from a flat in Dhaka’s Uttara.

The body was hanging from the ceiling fan of a room in the flat of his sister Kohinur Nahar on Road No. 4 at Sector 4 on Friday morning, police said, citing the family.

According to Uttara East Police Station Officer-in-charge Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui, Tanvir came to the flat to visit his sister five days ago.

He resided in Mirpur with his family.

Relatives said, they went to sleep at around 12:30am on Friday after having dinner.

Sub-inspector Abdur Rahim, who is investigating the death of Tanvir, said the members of Tanvir’s family had already brought the body down when he reached the house.

There were dark marks on the neck of Tanvir, he added.

Rahim said the body was sent to Dhaka Medical College for post-mortem examination to know the cause of the death, reports bdnews24.

Tanvir, who studied drama and dramatics at Jahangirnagar University, was suffering from “mental problems” for quite a few days, the family said.

Tanvir was a member of Dhaka Little Theatre and Natyakendra.

Besides acting, he worked as director and became known for making TV commercials in a short period.

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