Prominent film and television actor Nazmul Huda Bachchu died at a city hospital early Wednesday. He was 78, reports news agency UNB.
Huda breathed his last around 4.00am at Square Hospitals in Dhaka while undergoing treatment, said family sources. Earlier, he was admitted to the hospital with fever and low blood pressure but medical reports showed that he was affected with some cardiac problems.
Huda, the veteran actor, was survived by his wife, three daughters, a host of friends and relatives and lots of fans to mourn his death. His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Azad Mosque in Gulshan after Zohr prayers and he will later to be laid to rest at Banani Graveyard.
Huda was the regular actor of the famous programme Ittadi while he played his role in Oggatonama (2016), Runway (2010), Chandra Grahan (2008), Daktar Bari (2007), Bidrohi Padma (2006), Chandra Katha (2003), Chitra Nodir Pare (1998), Srabon Megher Din (1999), Shongkhoneel Karagar (1992), Surjo Dighol Bari (1979), Alongkar (1978), Sareng Bou (1978) and Behula Lakhinder (1977).
Born in Dhaka on 11 July, 1938, Huda was honored with National Film Awards for his outstanding contribution to the cultural arena of the country.