Film director Ruhul Amin diesCultural Correspondent
Ruhul Amin, director of a number of popular films like Gangchil, Beiman, Rang Berang and Target, passed away after a cardiac arrest on Monday at the age of 73.
He died at around 11:30am in the morning at his residence at Moynartek, Dhaka. Due to bad traffic situation his body was not taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation, Shahidul Islam Khokon, president of Film Directors’ Association, told New Age.
Born in 1940, Ruhul Amin began his career in the film arena as an assistant director to the celebrated filmmaker Soovas Dutta. Later he emerged as a director and made some popular films.
Expressing the grief at his death, mega film star Razzak said, ‘I worked with him in the film Beiman and thus had a good relationship with him. Last time I met him at the elections of the Film Directors’ Association. It is shocking to know that the talented director is no more with us. May his departed soul rest in peace.’
Celebrated actress Kabari, co-star of Razzak in the film Beiman, said, ‘Ruhul Amin was a very nice person. It was a great experience to work with him. When last time I met him at FDC, we cherished the memories of the shooting days. My heart laments to receive the news of his death.‘
Anjana, heroine of Ruhul Amin’s film Gangchil, said, ‘The film Gangchil was a popular film and it added great value to my career. I pray for his departed soul.’
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