ATM shamsuzzaman laid to rest

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20th February, 2021 06:20:54 PM printer

ATM shamsuzzaman laid to rest

Ekushey Padak and National Film Award winning actor ATM Shamsuzzaman was buried at Jurain graveyard in the capital following his second namaz-e-janaza at Sutrapur Jame Mosque in the capital after Asr prayers on Saturday.

His first janaza was held at Narinda Peer Saheb Bari Mosque after Juhr prayers today.

The legendary actor breathed his last at his residence in Old Dhaka on Saturday morning.   

Earlier, he was admitted to Asgar Ali Hospital in Gendaria on February 17 with breathing problem and he returned home on Friday.

Abu Taher Mohammad (ATM) Shamsuzzaman was born on September 10, 1941, at Daulatpur, Noakhali. His career began as an assistant director in Udayan Chowdhury's film 'Bishkonnya' (1961).

His legendary acting career started in 1965. He earned his big name as an antagonist in Amjad Hossain's film 'Nayanmoni' (1976).