Dhaka, Sept 27 (UNB) - Michel Zia Shamim, the nephew of The Daily Star founder-editor Syed SM Ali, passed away on Friday in California.
The 35-year-old, suffering from acute pancreatic disorder, was being treated at University of California, Irvine Medical Center.
Michel was the son of Dr Choudhury Mohammad Shamim and Daisy Shamim of Los Angeles.
He graduated from University of California, Berkeley and worked as Financial Analyst in Los Angeles.
Michel left behind his parents, elder sister Shaiza Shamim, Attorney-at-Law, California, and many relatives and friends to mourn his death.
His Namaz-e-Janaza will be held on Saturday at Garden Grove Masjid in Southern California.