Mohammad Khaled Hossain

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Mohammad Khaled Hossain
Native name সাজাল খালেদ হোসেন
Born (1978-10-30)October 30, 1978
Munshiganj, Bangladesh
Died May 21, 2013(2013-05-21) (aged 34)
Mount Everest
Resting place Mount Everest
Nationality Bangladeshi
Other names Sajal Khaled
Occupation Mountaineer, film director
Known for Being the 5th Bangladeshi to reach the top of Mount Everest.
Spouse(s) Tahmina Khan Shaily
Children Susmit Hossain
  • Abdul Aziz Shakider (father)
  • Sakhina begum (mother)

Mohammed Khaled Hossain (Bengali: মোহাম্মদ খালেদ হোসেন) also known as Sajal Khaled was a Bangladeshi mountaineer and film director.[1] He was the 5th Bangladeshi to reach the summit of Mount Everest.[2][3] 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.[4][5] The accident might have occurred a few hours after he had reached the peak.


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 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.[6]

Success on Mount Everest[edit]

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.

Other expeditions[edit]

  • Mount Frey (Sikkim, India), 2006
  • Makalu, 2009
  • Himalaya Bangladesh-Nepal Friendship Peak, 2010
  • Sindhu Chuli Mount (Nepal), 2011 [7][8]


Hossain was the director of the movie "Kajoler Dinratri". For making this movie he got the national grant in 2012 and it was released in 2013.[9] 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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sajal Khaled". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  2. ^ The Daily Star
  3. ^ The Daily Dhaka Tribune
  4. ^ "Bangladeshi dies on Mount Everest". Retrieved 2017-01-05. 
  5. ^ "Bangladeshi climber dies on Everest". The Daily Star. 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2017-01-05. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-07. Retrieved 2013-05-21.  Banglanews 24 dot com
  7. ^ "এভারেস্ট ঝরে গেল বাংলাদেশির প্রাণ". Prothom Alo. May 22, 2013. Archived from the original on June 8, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Everest triumph ends in tragedy". The Daily Star. May 22, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ Kajoler Din Ratri at IMDB, 2013-01-23, retrieved 2017-03-10