Veteran actor and freedom fighter Khalequzzaman died of heart attack at his Gulshan residence in the capital on Tuesday.
Khalequzzaman, son of Kamruzzaman and Shaista Akter Zaman, was born in Shantahar. He obtained Masters degree from the Institute of Fine Arts from Chittagong University.
He also acted alongside Nayok Raj Razzak and Kabori in the film ‘Anirbaan’. He also appeared in the films including Murad Parvez’s ‘Brihonnola’, Shihab Shaheen’s ‘Chuye Dile Mon’ and Anam Biswas’s ‘Debi’.
The actor got much appreciation for the telefilm ‘Boro Chhele’, directed by Mizanur Rahman Aryan.
Khalequzzaman was also a freedom fighter. He was the deputy leader of Bangladesh Liberation Force in Narsingdi’s Shibpur area.
His wife Momtaz Begum is a singer. They have a son and a daughter.