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Amjad Hossain’s 3rd death anniv today

Amjad Hossain’s 3rd death anniv today

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Today is the 3rd death anniversary of eminent film director, scriptwriter and lyricist Amjad Hossain.

Bangladesh Film Directors Associations’ has organised a discussion at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) in the capital, marking his death anniversary.

Besides, Amjad Hossain Charcha Kendra, Udichi Shilpogosti and other cultural organisations of Jamalpur, the birth place of Amjad Hossain, will bring out a mourning possession in Jamalpur city in the morning. 

Amjad Hossain was born on August 14, 1942 in Jamalpur.  He started writing rhymes and poems at an early age. He also wrote short stories, children’s stories and novels.

He started his career in film as an actor in 1963. Later, he established himself as a director.

Amjad Hossain won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Director twice, for the films ‘Golapi Ekhon Traine’ (1978) and ‘Bhat De’ (1984).[2] He also won Bangla Academy Literary Award in 2004 and Ekushey Padak in 1992.

 The prominent director breathed his last on December 14, 2018.