Ekushe Padak winner eminent Photographer Golam Mustafa passes away

Staff Correspondent

9th July, 2021 03:34:13 PM printer

Ekushe Padak winner eminent Photographer Golam Mustafa passes away

Golam Mustafa, the winner of Ekushe Padak 2018 and Shilpakala Padak 2016 died at his home on Friday at the age of 81 (Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajiun). He left behind his beloved wife, son, daughter, two grandchildren and three sisters including many well wishers.

He has been serving as the Director of Photography in Bangladesh Television and Guest Lecturer of Architectural Department of North South University.
 
Golam Mustafa was one of the first frontline Photographers during the inception of Bangladesh Television back in 1964. BTV in its early days, started its journey with just three newly groomed photographers. Golam Mustafa was one of them to take the challenge.

He served BTV for long 30 years and with his retirement he left behind a network well facilitated enough to accommodate 42 cameramen. He will be laid to rest at the Azimpur new graveyard.


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