Popular film actor of Dhallywood's golden era Wasim passed away at a hospital in Dhaka early Sunday. He was 74.
The actor breathed his last at Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital, Gulshan after battling with several old age complications.
Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association general secretary Zayed Khan confirmed the news.
Although Wasim had been suffering from multiple diseases including brain, liver, and kidney complications, the actor tested negative for Covid-19, according to the hospital sources.
Born as Mesbahuddin Ahmed on March 23, 1947, Wasim started his silver screen career as an assistant director of film Chhando Hariye Gelo (1972), directed by S.M. Shafi. His acting debut came through the film ‘Rater Por Din’ (1973) opposite popular actress Babita, and the film was directed by Mohsin who named him Wasim.