Dhaka – Bangladesh’s popular comedian Abdus Samad, popularly known as Tele Samad, has died at the age of 74.
The actor has been suffering from various complexities in the last couple of years and breathed his last on Saturday at Square Hospital in Dhaka, an on-duty doctor said.
Samad was brought to the hospital on Friday of the day as his condition deteriorated.
Born on January 8, 1945 in Munshiganj district, Samad entertained the movie audiences by his extra-ordinary acting performance ever since he started working for the silver screen.
His debut into Bangladeshi cinema was through ‘Kar Bou’ movie in 1973.
Apart from his talents in acting, Samad was a leading musician. He was the music director of Bangla movie Mona Pagla.
Studied in Fine Arts in Dhaka University, Samad performed as playback singer in more than 50 movies in Bangladesh. He acted in more than 600 movies. His last performed cinema Zero Degree was released in 2015.