Legendary actor Tele Samad is no more. He breathed his last at noon today (Saturday) in Square Hospital, confirmed by his daughter Sohela Samad Kakoli. She said that he had been suffering for several complications for a long time. Recently he has been taken to hospital after the condition worsened and he has died there while undergoing the treatment.
He had a bypass surgery in the USA in 2017. On October 20 last year he had an emergency surgery on his left toe.
The veteran actor was a brilliant student of Fine Arts Department of Dhaka University who has taken acting always as a passion. His debut movie “Kar Bou” was released in 1973. He has acted in around five hundred films in the last four decades. His last acting performance “Zero Degree” was released in 2015. He has passed his last years of life staying far from the film industry. He used to engage himself through painting or watching TV at home. An exhibition of his paintings was also held.
This legendary personality was born in Bikrampur on 8th January, 1945