Film producer Sharifuddin Khan Dipu dies

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 23:15, Oct 23,2020


Sharifuddin Khan Dipu

Film producer-director Sharifuddin Khan Dipu passed away at 10:30 am while undergoing treatment at Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital on Friday.

Bangladesh Film Producers’ Association president Khorshed Alam Khasru confirmed it to New Age.

‘He was admitted to the hospital 10 days ago. He tested positive for COVID-19. His lung was badly damaged by the disease. He passed away at 10:30 am. He was buried at Mirpur graveyard besides his father’s grave after Asr prayers,’ said Khorshed Alam Khasru.

Sharifuddin Khan Dipu is survived by his widow, a son and a daughter.

Sharifuddin Khan Dipu was the president of Film Club Limited and former general secretary of Bangladesh Film Producers’ Association.

He began his directorial journey with ‘Kalpurush’.  Besides, he produced films namely ‘Hira Amar Nam’, ‘Desh Dorodi’, ‘Raja Number One’, ‘Ami Gunda Ami Mastan’, ‘Action Jesmin’, ‘Rangbaj Police’ and more.

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