Cine journalist Shafiuzzaman Khan dies of COVID-19

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 17:01, Apr 18,2021 | Updated: 17:07, Apr 18,2021


Journalist Shafiuzzaman Khan Lodi

Senior cine journalist, organiser and presenter Shafiuzzaman Khan Lodi died of COVID-19 on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Japan East West Medical College Hospital in Dhaka.

The 65-year old journalist is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

He tested positive for COVID-19 last week and was admitted to Kurmitola General Hospital.

Later the journalist was shifted to Japan East West Medical College Hospital.

Rahat Saiful, organising secretary of Bangladesh Cine-Journalist Association, confirmed the matter to New Age.

Shafiuzzaman anchored various programmes aired on radio and television that included Amar Chhobi which had been aired on Channel-i from 2000 for 18 years.

He will be buried in Uttara following his namaz-e-janaza after Asr prayers.

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