Anwar Hossain is known as the ‘Uncrowned Nawab Sirajuddaula’ of Bengali films. Today is his eighth death anniversary. On this day in 2013, at the age of 82, he left for the country without any treatment. Anwar Hossain was born in 1931 in the village of Sarulia in Jamalpur. In 1986, he acted in Nawab Sirajdaula and was nicknamed Nawab Sirajdaula in the film.
Admitted to Anandamohan College, Anwar Hossain got involved in stage drama. He started acting in Dhaka Betar drama in 1956. The name of the play was ‘Nawfel Hatem’. The first film starring Anwar Hossain.