Eminent theatre actor Lily Chowdhury, wife of martyred intellectual writer Munier Choudhury breathed her last Monday at the age of 92.
She passed away in her home in Banani at around 5:30pm, her son Asif Munier Tonmoy confirmed the matter through a Facebook post.
Her body will be kept at the Central Shaheed Minar from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm for people to pay last respect.
After Johar prayer, Lily Chowdhury will be buried next to her son, late cinematographer Mishuk Munier, after Janaza at Banani Graveyard.
Mishuk Munier was a noted cinematographer who passed away in a tragic road accident on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway, along with prominent filmmaker Tareque Masud on 13 August 2011.
Born on 31 August 1928, in Tangail, Lily Chowdhury completed her MA from Dhaka University. She got married to Munier Chowdhury in 1949.
She completed Munier Chowdhury's unfinished translation of 'A Streetcar Named Desire', the famous play of American playwright Tennessee Williams. Besides, she acted in theatre and television plays and was actively involved in the Bangladeshi theatre arena.