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Khaled Khan passes away

  • Published at 02:50 pm December 20th, 2013

Eminent actor and director Khaled Khan died at Birdem Hospital in the capital on Friday evening. 

Brigadier General (Rtd) Shahidul Haque Mallik, director of Birdem, told the Dhaka Tribune that Khaled Khan was declared dead at 8:10pm. 

The body of the actor will be taken at Shaheed Minar at 10:30am on Saturday so that people from all walks of life can pay their tributes to him.

The famous actor was suffering from motor neuron disease for the last 12 years which has left the lower part of his body paralysed.

Earlier on Monday, Khaled Khan had put on life support after he got a respiratory attack on Monday afternoon.

Khaled Khan gained his popularity both on television and on stage as he played in numerous plays.

He joined the leading theater group Nagorik Natya Sampradaya in 1978.

He has received many awards including the IT Theatre Award 2013. 

He was born in Tangail on February 9, 1958.

He worked as treasurer for University of Liberal arts Bangladesh. He was previously served as the registrar, finance director and deputy director of institution.