Abdur Razzak, fondly known as Nayak Raj for his legendary film roles, has died at the age of 75.
He died at Dhaka’s United Hospital on Monday evening, Mushfikur Rahman, president of the directors association, told bdnews24.com.
He had been suffering from pneumonia and old-age complications, he said.
The matinee idol of yesteryear had started his career in television before making it to the silver screen in the 1960s.
He received Bangladesh’s highest civilian honour, Independence Award, in 2015 for his role in the cultural arena.