Shahriar Chowdhury Imon, who went by the screen name Salman Shah, changed the typical image of a Bangladeshi film actor.
Debuting with Keyamot Theke Keyamot by director Sohanur Rahman Sohan, Salman Shah has seen the most spectacular rise to stardom in the history of Bangladeshi cinema. Today marks his 24th death anniversary, after his untimely demise in 1996.
Salman was born in Sylhet, on September 19, 1971. He was married to Samira Huq. Before Keyamot Theke Keyamot, Salman Shah had acted in only a handful of tele-fictions. In his film career he acted total 27 films.
Watch the song "O Amar Bondhu Go" from the movie Keyamot Theke Keyamot here
He became the King of Bangladeshi film industry at age of 25. Most of his films like, Ontore Ontore, Anondo Osru, Tumi Amar, Ontore Ontore, Sujon Sokhi, Prem Juddho, Shopner Thikana and Ei Ghar Ei Shongshar, were commercially successful until his sudden death on September 6, 1996.
Dhallywood superstar's lifeless body was found hanging from the ceiling of his bedroom. The exact cause of his death still remains a mystery, with many calling it a murder.
Salman Shah, was and continues to be a shining star in the sky of the country's film industry.