Dhaka::Renowned actor Wasim passed away at 12:30 in the capital’s Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital. He was 71 years old, and was suffering from various old-age ailments.
The news was confirmed by Zayed Khan, the General Secretary of Shilpi Samiti.
The folk and fantasy action hero was away from the limelight for quite a while.
Wasim debuted in the film industry as an Assistant Director in “Chondo Hariye”.
His acting debut came later in “Rater Por Din”.
Wasim debuted in the film ‘Rater Por Din’ directed by Mohsin. In 1976, he featured in ‘The Rain’ directed by SM Shafi which brought him much fame. Wasim acted in more than 150 films from 1973 to 1990 including ‘Bahadur’, ‘Lutera’, ‘Lal Memsaheb’, ‘Raj Dulali’.
Wasim has stayed away from the limelight for a long time until now.
Wasim’s Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Gulshan Azad Mosque after Zuhr prayers. He will be laid to rest at Banani Graveyard.