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People pay tribute to Amjad Hossain

People pay tribute to Amjad Hossain

People from all walks of life paid their tribute to prominent film director and actor Amjad Hossain at the central Shaheed Minar today by placing wreaths.

His body was taken to the Central Shaheed Minar in the morning and was kept there from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the people to pay their last respects. Sammiloto Sanskritik Jote arranged the programme.

Directors' Guild, Directors Association, Dhaka University, Bangla Academy and many film related organizations paid their respects to the noted film director, local media reports said.

Cultural personalities and activists converged on the area to say good bye to Amjad Hossian.

The body of Amjad Hossain was brought back home from Bangkok on Friday (Dec 21). It will then be taken to ATN Bangla office, Bangladesh Film Development Corporation and Channel i office.

He will be laid to rest at his village home in Jamalpur as he wished before the death.

The veteran director breathed his last at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok on Dec 14.