Wife of Natyacharja Selim Al Deen, Begumzadee Meherun Nessa died of old-age complication at a city hospital yesterday morning. She was 65. Meherun Nessa was buried at Arunapalli graveyard outskirt the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus after holding her Namaz-e-janaza after Asr prayer at the playground in front JU Vice-Chancellor's residence on the campus.
She is survived by a host of relatives and admires to mourn her death. Meherun Nessa was Assistant Professor of Bangla at JU School and College. Her husband Professor Selim Al-Deen was an eminent playwright and founder chairman of JU Drama and Dramatics department. Professor Selim Al Deen died of Cardiac arrest in Dhaka on 14 January 2008.