Farewell to Nayak Raj at Shaheed Minar this afternoon


PV Desk : Thousands of fans are expected to pay their last respects to legendary actor Abdur Razzak, fondly known as Nayak Raj, at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Tuesday.
The actor had been suffering from pneumonia and old-age complications and breathed his last at United Hospital on Monday evening. He was 75.
The coffin carrying his body will be taken to Shaheed Minar on Tuesdayafternoon, his eldest son Bapparaj said.
The family had previously said the timing of the farewell event would depend on whether Razzak’s middle son, Bappi, could fly in from Canada.
“My brother cannot return home before Thursday or Friday,” Razzak’s youngest son Samrat told reporters on Monday night. “So we will not wait any longer and bury him on Tuesday.”