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Dance maestro Golam Mostofa dies

15 November 2022


Entertainment Report :
Ekushey Padak winner noted
choreographer and dance maestro Golam Mostofa Khan passed away at the age of 82 in Dhaka’s Combined Military Hospital on Sunday night. He left behind his wife and three daughters.
A prominent dance artist in Bangladesh after the independence of the nation, Khan passed away after suffering from pneumonia and health problems from old age, according to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. He was admitted to the hospital on October 28. Aside from his successful career as a dance pioneer in Bangladesh, Khan established his dance institution Benuka Lalitakala Kendra in 1980.
Golam Mostafa Khan received Ekushey Padak in 2020, Shilpakala Academy Medal in 2016.
Apart from these achievements, he received several important awards for his special contribution to dance, while many of his disciples established themselves as successful dancers at home and abroad. 

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