Actor and director Tanvir Hasan Sumon has reportedly committed suicide in the city’s Uttara area.
Police recovered the body from his sister’s house at Road-4 of Uttara Sector-4 on Friday noon.
Ishtiaque Ahmed, husband of Tanvir’s sister, said the stage, TV and film actor went to visit their house along with family members from their Mirpur-10 residence.
They went to sleep around 12:30am on Friday after having their dinner keeping the door of the room unlocked, he said.
The domestic help found Tanvir hanging from a ceiling fan when she went to clean the room on Friday morning, Ishtiaque said, claiming that he had long been suffering from depression.
Sub-inspector of Uttara East Police Station Abdur Rahim said they sent the body to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy. “The reason behind the death could be known after getting the autopsy report,” he said.
Tanvir was a member of Dhaka Little Theatre and Natyakendra.
Alongside acting in dramas, he used to do the act of direction.