Cultural personalities, eminent citizens and thousands of people paid their last respect to eminent filmmaker Tareque Masud and Chief Executive Officer of ATN News Ashfaque Munier, popularly known as Mishuk Munier the Central Shaheed Minar premises in the city yesterday on 13 August.
According to the news paper and tv channel, five of them were killed as their microbus collided with a Chuadanga-bound passenger bus on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Ghior sub district in Manikganj district on August 13,2011
Eminent film producer and Tareque’s wife Catherine Masud, Painter couple Dhali Al Mamun and Dilara Zaman also were injured while the team were on a recce visit for `Kagojer Phool’ a feature film to be made.
After their funeral the bodies have been kept at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). According to the family members of Masud, the schedule of his burial will be fixed after his mother-in-law arrives in Dhaka from the USA on Monday. Munier will be buried at the Banani Graveyard on Tuesday.
Dhaka 14 August 2011. © Monirul Alam