Film producer, director and censor board member Rana Hamid died of cancer at a hospital in the city last night.
He had been suffering from stomach cancer and kidney related problems for long, family sources said.
He made several films including the popular film 'Masud Rana Ekhon Dhaky' and 'Dhakar Rani'.
Rana was a former Director of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) and also was a member of Bangladesh Film Artistes' Association.
He will be buried at his native village in Netrokona following a Namaz-e-Janaza today.
Information Minister and State Minister for Information condole death of the film maker
Information Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of film director and producer Rana Hamid.
In a message of condolence, Hasan prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
In a separate condolence massage, State Minister for Information Dr Md Murad Hassan condoled the death of Rana.
The state minister also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.