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Actor Waliul Haq Rumi passes away

Actor Waliul Haq Rumi passes away

Popular Bangladeshi TV actor Waliul Haq Rumi has passed away on Monday (Apr 22) after battling cancer. He was undergoing treatment for colon cancer at a private hospital in Dhaka, local media reported.

Waliul Haq Rumi hailed from Barisal. He will be laid to rest there, beside his mother's grave. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

Rumi's journey in acting began in 1988 with the play "Kreetodash". During the same year, he made his debut in the showbiz industry with the television drama "Kon Kanoner Phool", which earned him praise for his performance. Alongside television, he has also acted in movies. In 2009, he made his silver screen debut with the film "Doriaparer Douloti".

Amongst his notable dramas are: "Suggestion Selim", "Bokashoka Tinjon", "Makeup Man", "Dhaka to Barishal", "Dhaka Metro Love", "Bap Beta Dourer Upor", "American Shaheb", "Journey by Bus", "Bakir Nam Faki", the "Jamoj", sequels, and "Comedy 420".

Rumi was last seen on-screen in the popular drama series titled "Bokulpur", which airs on Deepto TV.