Harunor Rashid, the National Film Award-winning director, was battling with death for almost twenty-five days due to a brain stroke. Finally, he crossed over to the land of no return. This producer breathed his last at a private hospital in the capital on Thursday (January 1) at 10:30 pm. Kabirul Islam Rana, Deputy Secretary General of the Film Directors Association, said this on social media.
He wrote, ‘He (Harunor Rashid) was under treatment in the hospital for some time. On behalf of the Bangladesh Film Directors Association, I wish for the soul of the deceased to rest in peace and express my deepest condolences to the bereaved family.
Harunor Rashid was taken to the United Hospital of the capital on an emergency basis after suffering a brain stroke on the night of December 6. If his physical condition is serious, he is kept in ICU. Finally, he did not return.
Incidentally, in 1976, Harunor Rashid’s film ‘Megher Many Colors’ was released. He won the National Film Award as the best director for this film.
Besides Many Colors of Megh, Harunor Rashid has directed ‘Rangin Roopbaan’ and ‘Gunaibibi’. Worked as assistant director in ‘Suyorani Duyorani’, ‘Kanchanmala’ and ‘Roopbaan’.