Noted Bangla drama actor Saleh Ahmed passed away on Wednesday afternoon. He was 83. He breathed his last at 2:33 pm while undergoing treatment in the capital's Apollo Hospitals.
His maternal cousin and also an actor, Ahsanul Haque Minu, said: "The veteran actor was suffering from old age complications."
Earlier in January this year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave Tk 25 lakh donation for the treatment of the ailing actor.
Born in Sariakandi of Bogura district, he started his acting career in 1991 through a drama of eminent film director Humayun Ahmed.