Freedom fighter and prominent actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu passed away at a hospital in the capital in the early hours. He was 69.
Dilu breathed his last at about 6:30 am at the United Hospital in Gulshan. He died of severe pneumonia. Dilu tested negative for Covid-19, said Ataur Rahman, elder brother of Mujibur Rahman Dilu.
He left behind his wife, a daughter, two sons and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
Earlier in 2005, he was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome and fell into a coma. Eventually, his condition improved and he recovered.
Born on November 6 in 1952, Dilu was listed as a Bangladesh Television actor in 1972. He was lauded by both the audiences and critics for his role ‘Malu’ in TV drama “Shangshaptak.” He had adapted, directed and acted in several theatre productions namely Ami Gadha Bolchhi, Janatar Rangoshala, Nana Ranger Dinguli, and others.