Tele Samad buried beside parents' graves

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Tele SamadComic actor Tele Samad who died at a hospital in the capital on Saturday has been laid to eternal rest at his village home in Sadar upazila, reports UNB. 

He was buried by the graves of his parents at their family graveyard at Noyagaon following fifth namaz-e-janaza after Asr prayers on Sunday.
The body of the noted actor arrived at the Dr Iajuddin Ahmed Residential Model School and College ground from the capital around 3:00pm. His fifth and last janaza was also held there.
Earlier, the fourth janaza was held on the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) premises around 12:30pm. The body was taken to the BFDC premises around 11:00am.
Information minister Hasan Mahmud, information secretary Abdul Malek, noted actors, including Akbar Hossain Pathan Farooque, Alamgir, Zayed Khan, Aliraj, Amit Hasan, Samrat, Anjana and Nasrin, film director Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar, producer Khorsed Alam Khashru and singer Fakir Alamgir, paid their tributes to Tele Samad.
After the fourth janaza, his body was taken to his ancestral village for burial.
Tele Samad breathed his last at Square Hospital in the capital around 1:30pm on Saturday at the age of 74.
On Saturday, his first janaza was held at Dhanmondi's Taqwah Mosque after Maghrib prayers while the second one at West Rajabazar Mosque after Isha prayers and the third one at Dilu Road, Moghbazar around 10:30pm.
Tele Samad was born in Munshiganj on 8 January, 1945. In his glorious career spanning over four decades, the actor performed in over 600 films. He made his debut in 1973 with the film, 'Kar Bou'. He last acted in the film, 'Zero Degree', released in 2015.

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