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Kyaw Hein (ကျော်ဟိန်း, [tɕɔ̀ héɪɰ̃]; born Kyaw Htay, 14 July 1947 – 11 July 2020) was a Burmese actor, director and singer. He was a five-time winner of the Myanmar Academy Award. He had starred in hundreds of movies. He was seen as one of the most important actors in Burmese cinema.[1] He retired in 2008 and became a Theravada Buddhist monk.[2] He held the Dharma name Kittisāra (ကိတ္တိသာရ). His best known movie roles were in Kanyar Pyo Nae Zayar Ao, Sone Yay and Wai Lae Mhway Kyway Lae Mhway.

Hein died on 11 July 2020 in Canberra, Australia from stroke-related problems, aged 72.[3]