Veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu died at the age of 69 at a city hospital.
He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the United Hospital in Dhaka on Tuesday morning, said his elder brother Ataur Rahman.
In a Facebook post, Ataur Rahman linked the death of his brother, a freedom fighter, to pneumonia.
Dilu was born on November 6, 1952 in Chattogram. He was the executive director of a private university.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Dilu was admitted to a hospital in Uttara with lung infections in early January. He was later transferred to the United Hospital.
He was hospitalised in 2005 after suffering from Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder.
Later, he recovered and started living a normal life.
Dilu started his acting career with stage plays. In 1972, he became a listed artist on BTV and worked as a regular performer on television from 1976 onwards.
He played the role of ‘Malu’ in the BTV serial ‘Shongshaptak’ which brought him widespread acclaim, reports bdnews24.com.