Popular film and television actress Ferdousi Ahmed Lina died last night at around 11.55pm at her residence.
She was 60.
Information Technology Secretary of Acting Artists Association Sujat Shimul said Lina was suffering from kidney complications for a long time.
However, she was regular in acting, he said, adding that last time, she was seen taking part in shooting for BTV.
State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khalid today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Lina.
In a condolence message, he prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed his profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
Lina got enormous popularity by doing an advertisement of a butter oil in the 1975.
In 1978, she made her first appearance in the play 'Kalo Kokila'.
Her first film was 'Rajlakshi Srikanth' directed by Bulbul Ahmed.
Her last film was 'Devdash' directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam.
Ferdousi Ahmed Lina had been working at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy till 2017.