Cultural activist and prominent recitation artiste Fakhrul Islam Tara died on Sunday in the capital.
He was 47. Tara, who has been suffering from Leukemia, breathed his last in a hospital at 12pm, said a press release.Apart from a cultural activist and recitation artiste, he also worked with Desh TV and ATN News.
He made documentary on Sheikh Russel titled ‘Je Chithi Russel Ke Deya Holo Na’ and on Bangabandhu titled ‘Tini Bollen’. Tara was the executive committee member of Bangladesh Abritti Somonnoy Porishod and senior member of Srote Abritti Sangsad.
He left behind her wife, two children and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death. Fakhrul’s first namaz-e-janaza was held on the premises of ATN News after Asr Prayer.
He will be laid to rest at his family graveyard in Indrapur village of Bauphal upazila in Patuakhali district after second namaz-e-janaza.