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Actress Tazin Ahmed passes away

Actress Tazin Ahmed passes away

Popular Bangladeshi actress Tazin Ahmed died of cardiac arrest at a city hospital on Tuesday (May 22) at the age of 43. The 90's popular actress suffered a cardiac arrest at her Uttara residence around 12 noon and then she was taken to Regent Hospital in Uttara. She was kept on life support for several hours at the hospital. Later, Tazin breathed her last around 4.15 p.m.

Tazin made her mark in many fields ranging from performances in theatre and small screen to journalism, playwright, TV anchoring and directing.

She entered the small screen in 1996 through her mother's production house and became an associated with theatre troupe Natyojon. She was also a member of Aronyak troupe till her death.

She joined the daily Bhorer Kagoj in 1996. She took up a job with Prothom Alo in 1998 and became a staff reporter in 2000. She was also a columnist for Anondo Bhubon.

Tazin joined Mercantile Bank as a public relations officer in 2002 and took up the mantle of programme executive with ntv one year later.

Directors’ Guild expressed deep shock at the death of the popular actress.

Tazin was born on Jul 30, 1975 in Noakhali.