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Actor Razzak out of danger
Culture Desk
Published : Tuesday, 30 June, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 24
Film actor Razzak, who was admitted on Friday to the United Hospital, Gulshan in the city for respiratory problems has been reported to be out of danger.
The news was confirmed by Razzk's younger son Samrat.
Razzak was kept at the intensive care unit of the hospital under the supervision of chest specialist Dr Adnan Yusuf Choudhury.
The 73-year old hero of the big screen has long been suffering from problems originating from Pneumonia and breathing disorders.
Razzak also known as 'Nayak Raj', was born in Kolkata of British India. After losing his parents at early age he started to implement his dream of becoming an actor at his very adolescence. At first he started to take part in theatres in Kolkata then while studying at a college he made his debut in the movie 'Ratan Lal Bangali.' Before leaving for East Pakistan in the aftermath of the sectarian violence of 1964 Razzak, appeared in two more West Bengal movies.
Though in Dhaka Razzak had to put up with TV play roles he was a favorite among the viewers for his acting in the drama serial 'Ghoroa.' But resolved to become a film icon Razzak joined the Iqbal Films Ltd. with the help of prominent filmmaker Abdul Jabbar Khan. Razzak's career took its high turn with Zahir Raihan's 'Behula (1966)' and Salahuddin's 'Tero Nombor Feku Ostagar Lane.'
Over the course of time he has appeared in more than three hundred Bengali and Urdu movies while acting beside stars such as - Anwar Hossain, Bulbul Ahmed, Sohel Rana, Ilias Kanchan, Shuchanda, Shabana, Bobita, Kabori, Sujata, Shabnam and others. Direction of almost sixteen movies goes to his credit as well. Razzak is also a goodwill ambassador for the UNFPA.
The government of Bangladesh awarded him its highest civilian honour, Independence Award, this year and a lifetime achievement award three years ago.

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