Legendary Bangladeshi actor Nayak Raz Razzak dies

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Legendary Bangla movie star Abdur Razzak popularly known as “Nayak Raz Razzak” died of cardiac arrest at the city’s United Hospital today. He was 75, reports BSS.

“Razzak was taken to the hospital at around 5.20 pm while the on-duty doctors declared him dead around 6.13pm,” Dr Shagufa Anwar, communication director of United Hospital, told reporters.

Nayok Raj Razzak in his youth

Razzak was born on January 23 in 1942 at Nagtola in Taliganj of Kolkata. His parents fondly addressed him as Raju and sometimes Raja. He loved acting from his schooldays. He also worked on stage those days.

He first stood in front of the camera for the film “Shilalipi”. In 1964, he moved to Dhaka and met Abdul Jabbar Khan, producer of the film “Mukh O Mukhosh”. He later got a job at the production house Iqbal Films with the help of Jabbar.

He was also the goodwill ambassador for Unicef.


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