‘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 25 years have been passed since his death.
This Dhallywood superstar’s career and life was cut short when Shahriar Chowdhury Emon, popularly known by his stage name Salman Shah, left this world on September 6, 1996.
On that day, the charismatic actor's 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.
Fans of Salman mark the day with different initiatives including special prayers and reciting from the holy Quran.
Salman’s first appearance in a major role was in ‘Keyamat Thekey Keyamat’ released in 1993. 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.
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