Kabori put on life support

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:56, Apr 16,2021


Sarah Begum Kabori

Popular actress Sarah Begum Kabori has been put on life support on Thursday.

She is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute & Hospital in the capital.

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

‘Actress Sarah Begum Kabori has been put on life support. I urge all to pray for her wellbeing,’ Zayed Khan wrote in a Facebook post.

Sarah Begum Kabori tested positive for COVID-19 on April 5. She was admitted to Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital on the same day. She was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit at Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute & Hospital on April 8.

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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