National Award winning composer Alauddin Ali passed away at a city hospital on Sunday afternoon.
He breathed his last around 5:30pm, according to media reports.
He was kept on life support at the hospital since Saturday.
Ali's father, Jadob Ali, was a staff artist of Bangladesh Betar. His uncle, Sadek Ali, and cousins Dhir Ali Miah, Mansur Ali, Yunus Ali and Momotaz Uddin, were music directors and composers in the 1960s.
Alauddin Ali (born on 24 December 1952) won the Bangladesh National Film Award five times as best music director.
He directed music for more than 300 films.