Filmmaker Khalid Mahmood Mithu dies

Filmmaker Khalid Mahmood Mithu dies


National Film Award-winning filmmaker Khalid Mahmood Mithu has died in a freak accident at Dhaka’s Dhanmondi.Dhanmodi Police Station OC Nure Azam said a tree fell on the rickshaw Mithu he was riding at Road 4 at Dhanmondi on Monday noon.He was rushed to Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Mithu won the National Film Award for his first film ‘Gohine Shabda’ released on Mar 26, 2010.He did his post-graduation at the Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts in 1986. His wife Kanak Chanpa Chakma is a famed artist.He had written a book on novelist-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed.


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