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Mourners pay last respects to Enamul Haque

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 13th October, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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Mourners pay last respects to Enamul Haque
Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud pays last respects to noted actor Enamul Haque by placing a wreath at his coffin on the premises of Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Tuesday. —SUN PHOTO

People from all walks of life paid their last respects to eminent actor Dr Enmul Haque at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Tuesday.

The Ekushey Padak winning actor’s body was taken to Shaheed Minar at 11am. Politicians, civil society members, his colleagues, members of different socio-cultural organisations and people of all different professions paid their last respects to him from 11 am to 12 pm.

Afterwards, his body was taken to Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), where the renowned teacher taught chemistry for over four decades.

His namaz-e-janaza was held there after zuhr prayers. His former colleagues, BUET teachers, students and mass people attended the janaza.

Later, he was laid to rest at Banani Graveyard in the capital on Tuesday afternoon.

Dr Enmul Haque, one of the leading cultural activists and actors of the country, died soon after falling sick at his residence in the capital on Monday afternoon. He was 78.

Enamul was born on May 29, 1943 in Feni district in the then British India. He was one of the founding members of the Nagorik Natya Sampradaya and president of the Nagorik Natyangan.

The talented actor debuted in acting with the play ‘Mukhora Romoni Boshikoron’ produced by Mustafa Monwar in 1968. He also started writing dramas in the same year. He has authored over 60 television dramas.

His notable works include ‘Oneekdiner Ekdin’, ‘Sheishob Dingulo’, ‘Nirjon Shoikot’, and ‘Ke Ba Apon Ke Ba Por’. His famous theatrical productions are ‘Bibaho Uthshob’, and ‘Grihobash’.