Demanding justice for the death of her son, famous Bangla film actor Salman Shah’s mother Neela Chowdhury announced a rally to be held at the Muslim Institute in Chittagong on Saturday.
She made the announcement at a press conference in Chittagong Press Club on Friday.
“I have been struggling for 22 long years in search of justice over the death of my son. It is now abundantly clear that my son did not commit suicide, he was murdered,” Neela said at the press conference.
Salman Shah, who was a popular silver screen actor in the 90s, died under mysterious circumstances on September 6, 1996, at the age of 25.
Salman Shah was born Shahriar Chowdhury Emon on September 19, 1971, in Sylhet. He began his career as a child in Bangladesh Television, and pursued singing in his teen years.
He achieved superstardom overnight with his suave charm in the 1993 film “Keyamot Theke Keyamot” by Sohanur Rahman Sohan.
In the next four years, Salman worked in another 26 films, producing multiple hits such as “Tumi Amar” “Sujon Sokhi”, “Bikkhobh”, “Swopner Thikana”, “Ei Ghor Ei Songsar”, “Tomake Chai”, “Swopner Prithibi”, “Sotyer Mrittu Nei”, “Prem Piyashi” and “Buker Bhitor Agun”.
Apart from films, he also worked in a handful of TV shows with great success.