Renowned music composer Ali Akbar Rupu passed away at the age of 57.
He was suffering from heart and kidney diseases.
He breathed his last around 12:45pm at the United Hospital in Dhaka.
The prominent composer had been suffering from cardiac and kidney complications for a long time. For the last 7 months, Rupu was on kidney dialysis. He suffered stroke while he was on kidney dialysis on February 9.
He left behind his wife, a son and a daughter and a numerous numbers of fans to mourn his death.
His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at Azad Mosque in Gulshan after Asr prayers and the second namaz-e-janaza will be held after Magrib prayers at Shruti Studio in Moghbazar in Dhaka.
Later, he will be buried at Azimpur graveyard.