Journalist Reza Kamrul died of cardiac arrest at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in the city Tuesday evening. He was 55.
He is survived by his wife and two sons.
Family members said Reza, who had been living in Gopalganj for sometime, came to Dhaka to see his son, a student at Dhaka University.
As he felt pain in the chest, he went to the National Heart Foundation. He was shifted to the NICVD, where died at 7:00pm.
He worked with the daily Independent, News Today, Telegraph, Morning Sun, Daily News and Banglar Bani.
He last worked for the daily Independent before quitting the profession because of heart ailment.