Anwar Hossain, famous star of Bangladeshi cinema who is also known as the ‘uncrowned nawab of the Bangla cine-world’, died on Thursday late night in Dhaka Square Hospital due to his long time sickness.
The actor had several asthma attacks and also was admitted in the hospital due to stones in his gall bladder. The doctors said that the glorious actor was not eating anything since past few days and his condition was falling day after day.
The Bangladeshi actor first acted in Tomar Amar in 1961 and had more than 500 films to his credit.
He is remembered for his work in Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula (1967) which won him a place in millions of Bangla-speaking heart.
Hossain was honored with a Life Time Achievement award in 2010 by the government of Bangladesh.
The 82 years actor was admitted in hospital on 20th august and his condition was not at all stable.
The actor worked in many critically acclaimed movies such as iban Theke Neya, Kancher Deyal, Surja Sangram, Golapi Ekhon Traine and many more.