Actress Asha Chowdhury dies in road accident

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 16:28, Jan 05,2021 | Updated: 00:32, Jan 06,2021


Asha Chowdhury

Small screen actress Asha Chowdhury died in a road accident in Mirpur area of Dhaka on Monday night. She was 23.

‘Asha Chowdhury lived in Rupnagar residential area in Mirpur in the capital. Her namaz-e-janaza was held at Kalsi Graveyard Masjid,’ Pradip, a close friend of Asha Chowdhury, told New Age. She was buried at Kalsi Graveyard at 7:30pm, he added.

‘The accident took place in Darussalam area. She was hit by a speedy lorry from behind while travelling on a motorbike. Asha died on the spot,’ said Actors’ Equity general secretary Ahsan Habib Nasim.

Asha Chowdhury was an actress enlisted in Bangladesh Television and also a 3rd-year student of the department of physiotherapy at the State College of Health Sciences. She regularly played supporting roles in teleplays, telefilms and drama series.

She recently participated in the shooting for teleplay, The Revenge, directed by Roman Runi.

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