Noted film director Amjad Hossain passed away around 3:00 pm on Friday at a hospital in Bangkok of Thailand.
He suffered a stroke at his residence in the capital on November 18, was undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of the private Impulse Hospital at Tejgaon in the capital, before taking to Thailand for better treatment.
Earlier on November 25, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina extended her helping hand to him and assured that the Government will provide all the support needed for his treatment.
Films directed by Amjad Hossain included “Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978),” “Sundori (1979),” “Koshai (1980),” “Jonmo Theke Jolchi (1982),” “Bhat Dey (1984)”, “Golapi Ekhon Dhakay (2006)" and “Golapi Ekhon Bilatey (2010).”
Apart from the National Film Award for several times, he had received many other awards, including the Ekushey Padak in 1992.