Veteran Bangladeshi artist Khalil Ulllah Khan passed away in Dhaka yesterday. He was eighty years old.
Khalil Ullah Khan started his filmi career from Urdu and Bangla films in East Pakistan province of Pakistan in 1960’s. In 1971, East Pakistan separated from Pakistan and became Bangladesh where Khalil Ullah Khan continued his acting career.
Khalil Ullah Khan’s famous Urdu films in 1960’s were Preet Na Janay Reet, Sangam and Jangli Phool. Sangam was the first complete color film of Pakistani cinema. In total Khalil Ullah Khan has worked in nearly 800 films and television productions.
Rashid Nazir Ali