Veteran actor Major (retd) Khondoker Shahid Uddin Firoz, better known as KS Firoz, passed away at a Dhaka hospital on Wednesday morning. He was 76.
He breathed his last at Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka around 6:20am.
KS Firoz had been suffering from pneumonia for the last several days. Later, he was admitted to a hospital with fever.
The veteran actor was shifted to the CMH on Tuesday after his condition deteriorated where he was put on life support.
KS Firoz began his acting career through theatre. Later, he went on to perform in television and cinemas.
He joined Bangladesh Army in 1967. He retired from the service in 1977 as a major.