Mohammad Khaled Hossain

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Mohammad Khaled Hossain
Native name সাজাল খালেদ হোসেন
Born 30 October 1978
Munshiganj, Bangladesh
Died May 21, 2013(2013-05-21)
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

Mohammed Khaled Hossain (Bengali: মোহাম্মদ খালেদ হোসেন) also known as Sajal Khaled was a Bangladeshi mountaineer and film director. He was the 5th Bangladeshi to reach the summit of Mount Everest.[1][2] He reached the summit around 10:00am and 11:00am BST on May 21, 2013 and hoisted 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.


Khaled Hossain (Sajal) studied at Adamjee Cantonment Public School & College. He passed his SSC in 1993 and HSC in 1995. Sajal graduated with BSc (Hons.) in Computer Science from the Bangalore University, India and Masters in Media Technology and Engineering from University of Applied Science, Cologne, Germany. He also had a Diploma in Graphics, Animation and Web Engineering.


Mohammad Khaled Hossain is the youngest among the six children of his parents. His father's name is Abdul Aziz Shakider (a retired deputy director of Bangladesh Bank) and mother's name is Late Sufia Begum. He got married to Tahmina Khan Saily, Entrepreneur. Their only son is Susmit Hossain.[3]

Success on Mount Everest

Khaled 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

  • Mount Frey (Sikkim, India), 2006
  • Makalu, 2009
  • Himalaya Bangladesh-Nepal Friendship Peak, 2010
  • Sindhu Chuli Mount (Nepal), 2011 [4][5]


Sajal Kaled was the director of the movie "Kajoler Dinratri".For making this movie he got the national grant in 2012 and it was released on the 2013. Beside this full-length movie he had also made several documentary films. Among them Ekattorer Shobdoshena (Bengali: একাত্তরের শব্দসেনা), Bangladesh, The Land of Smiles, and A Climactic report from Bangladesh are the most notable ones.

See also


  1. The Daily Star
  2. The Daily Dhaka Tribune
  3. Banglanews 24 dot com
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