Actress Ajmeri Zaman Reshma has passed away due to old-age complications.
She breathed her last at 2:30pm Wednesday at Green Life Hospital in Dhaka.
She was 82.
She was popularly known as Reshma.
During a protracted checkered career, Reshma earned the repute of being an actor in the pre- and post-independence film industry, stage and television alongside being a TV presenter and newscaster.
Reshma made her debut in the media industry in early 1960s through radio when she also worked as a voice presenter in Voice of America, while her acting prowess promoted her to perform as an actress on stage, television and films.
She was hugely acclaimed for her performance on television in the Bangla adaptation by Munier Chowdhury of William Shakespeare’s "Taming of the Shrew," titled "Mukhora Romoni Boshikoron," with co-stars Golam Mustafa, Hasan Imam, Laila Hasan and many others in 1970.
Her foray in films began with "Jeena Bhi Mushkil," and soon reached stardom for her stellar performance in "Chokori," co-starred by Nadeem and Shabana. She went on to star in many Bangla and Urdu films like "Bhawal Shonnyashi," "Noyontara," "Indhan," "Darshan," "Chand aur Chandni," "Phir Milenge Hum Dono," "Shurjo Uthar Agey," "Megher Pore Megh" and "Shesh Uttor."