Mohammed Khaled Hossain also known as Sajal Khaled was a Bangladeshi mountaineer and film director. He was the 5th Bangladeshi to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He reached the summit around 10:00am and 11:00am BST on May 21, 2013, and hoisted the flag of Bangladesh on the apex of the world. Descending from Mount Everest he died. The accident might have occurred a few hours after he had reached the peak.
Hossain is the youngest among the six children of his parents. His father is Abdul Aziz Shakider, a retired deputy director of Bangladesh Bank, and mother is Sufia Begum. He got married to Tahmina Khan Shaily, Entrepreneur. Their only son is Susmit Hossain.
Hossain studied at Adamjee Cantonment Public School & College. He passed his SSC in 1993 and HSC in 1995. He completed his bachelor’s in Computer Science from the Bangalore University, India and Masters in Media Technology and Engineering from the University of Applied Science, Cologne, Germany. He also had a Diploma in Graphics, Animation and Web Engineering.
Hossain got to the peak between 10:00am and 11:00am on the day. The accident might have occurred a few hours after he had reached the summit.
Hossain was the director of the movie “Kajoler Dinratri”. For making this movie he got the national grant in 2012 and it was released n 2013. Beside this full-length film, he had also made several documentary films. Among them Ekattorer Shobdoshena, Bangladesh, The Land of Smiles, and A Climactic report from Bangladesh are the most notable ones.