The author had been suffering from bronchitis for a long time
Sheikh Abdul Hakim, ghostwriter of the popular spy thriller series Masud Rana, has died.
The 75-year-old author breathed his last at his Madartek residence in Dhaka at around 1pm on Saturday, the writer's daughter Apala Hakim confirmed to Bangla Tribune.
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According to family sources, Hakim, who is also a renowned translator, had been suffering from bronchitis for a long time.
Born in 1948 in Hugli, West Bengal, Hakim moved to the then East Pakistan (Bangladesh) with his family at the age of four after partition.
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Apala Hakim said that they are yet to take a decision regarding the author's namaz-e-janaza and burial.