Update: 22 December, 2018 10:10 AM
Filmmaker Amjad\'s body brought back home, taken to Shaheed Minar

Filmmaker Amjad\'s body brought back home, taken to Shaheed Minar

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The body of renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker and director Amjad Hossain has been brought back home from Thailand yesterday.

The body was flown from Thailand on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight that landed around 7pm at Dhaka airport, seven days after his death at a hospital there.

The renowned director’s body was also taken to the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Saturday for the people to pay their last respects to the departed soul from 11am to 12pm.

The Eminent Bangladeshi filmmaker Amjad Hossain passed away at a Bangkok hospital on December 14. He was 76.

Amjad Hossain, who suffered a stroke at his residence in the capital on November 18, was undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Impulse Hospital at Tejgaon in the capital.

On November 25, after knowing the health condition of the filmmaker, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had taken full responsibility of his treatment at home and abroad.

The prime minister also allocated Tk 20 lakh for Amjad Hossain’s treatment while he was taken to Thailand for better treatment on November 27.

‘Ekushey Padak’-winning film director Amjad Hossain directed many films in his distinguished film career including, “Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978),” “Sundori (1979),” “Koshai (1980),” “Jonmo Theke Jolchi (1982),” “Bhat Dey (1984)”, “Golapi Ekhon Dhakay (2006)" and “Golapi Ekhon Bilatey (2010).”

Amjad was born in Jamalpur in 1942 and he entered Dhallywood in 1961 as an actor starring in a film, ‘Harano Din’.

Hossain left behind his two sons Sajjad Hossain Dodul and Sohel Arman to mourn his death.

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