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Veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu dies

| Updated: January 19, 2021 18:23:17

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Veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu dies

Veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu died at the age of 69 at a city hospital.

He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the United Hospital in Dhaka on Tuesday morning, said his elder brother Ataur Rahman.

In a Facebook post, Ataur Rahman linked the death of his brother, a freedom fighter, to pneumonia.

Dilu was born on November 6, 1952 in Chattogram. He was the executive director of a private university.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Dilu was admitted to a hospital in Uttara with lung infections in early January. He was later transferred to the United Hospital.

He was hospitalised in 2005 after suffering from Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder.

Later, he recovered and started living a normal life.

Dilu started his acting career with stage plays. In 1972, he became a listed artist on BTV and worked as a regular performer on television from 1976 onwards.

He played the role of ‘Malu’ in the BTV serial ‘Shongshaptak’ which brought him widespread acclaim, reports bdnews24.com.


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