Actress Kabori hospitalised with COVID-19

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 20:05, Apr 07,2021 | Updated: 22:53, Apr 07,2021


Sarah Begum Kabori. — Facebook Photo

Kabori hospitalised with COVID-19

Cultural Correspondent

Popular actress Sarah Begum Kabori has been hospitalised with COVID-19. She is currently undergoing treatment at the Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital.

Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association general secretary Zayed Khan confirmed the matter in a Faceboook post on Wednesday.

‘Actress Sarah Begum Kabori, a lifetime member of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association, has tested positive for COVID-19. She is undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital. She urged all to pray for her recovery,’ Zayed Khan wrote in a Facebook post.

Kabori tested COVID-19 positive on Monday. She was admitted to the hospital on the same day.

Sarah Begum Kabori was born in Chattogram on July 19, 1948.

The actress found a niche in the minds of millions since her debut through Soovas Dutt’s Shutorang in 1964. She used her popularity to boost the freedom fighters and Bangladeshi refugees in India during the War of Independence.

The acclaimed actress acted in about 200 films and won national film awards for two occasions — in 1978 for acting in Sareng Bou and lifetime achievement award in 2013.

She has acted in films namely Abirbhab, Je Agune Puri, Deep Nebhe Nai, Dorpo Churno, Nil Akasher Niche, Agantuk, Adhikar, Smritituku Thak, Rongbaz, Kanch Kata Heera, Upahar and others.

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