Salman Shah, one of the most iconic figures to step foot in the industry, has remained as popular as he was in his lifetime though 24 years have been passed since his death.
This Dhallywood superstar’s career and life was cut short when he left this world on September 6, 1996.
On that day, the charismatic actor's lifeless body was found hanging from the ceiling of his bedroom. The exact cause of his death still remains a mystery, with many calling it a murder.
But, Salman- a pair of words that is synonymous to ‘hero’ to the Bangladeshi film fans, still now captured the hearts of the fans as well as the viewers of all classes through his stellar performance.
To mark Salman’s death anniversary, Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association (BFAA) has come up with special initiative, which includes offering special prayers and reciting from the holy Quran.
The association will also distribute sweets among the poor people after asr prayers.
Besides, Television channels will air special programmes marking the day.
Salman Shah, born Shahriar Chowdhury Emon on September 19, 1971, made his silver screen debut in 1993 through Sohanur Rahman Sohan directed film ‘Keyamot Theke Keyamot’. This was a blockbuster film.
And it was followed by films such as “Shopner Thikana”, “Denmohor”, “Tumi Amar”, “Tomakey Chai”, “Anjuman”, “Priyojon”, “Konyadan”, “Swapner Nayok”, “Swapner Purush”, “Ananda Ashru”, “Ei Ghar Ei Shongshar”, “Sujan Sokhi”, “Prem Juddha”, “Buker Bhetor Agun”, “Swapner Prithibi” and several other smash hits that exceeded the hope of the audiences.
The ailing film industry witnessed a heartthrob romantic hero and welcomed a new era in the romantic film type with his appearance.
BDST: 1238 HRS, SEP 06, 2020