Actor and businessman Ananta Jalil has come forward to extend financial support for legendary playback singer Andrew Kishor, currently undergoing treatment at Singapore General Hospital for last several months.
The actor handed over Tk 2 lakh to younger brother of ailing singer on Sunday.Anana Jalil uploaded two photos on his official Facebook page in this regard.
In the caption he wrote: “Ananta and Barsha have given Tk 2 lakh for Andrew Kishor’s treatment purpose. Andrew Kishore’s younger brother received the money. We hope for the artiste’s speedy recovery.”
National award winning singer Andrew Kishor was recently diagnosed with cancer. He is undergoing chemotherapy at the Singapore General Hospital since the last 77 days, and is to stay there till February.
Kishor has already completed 12 chemotherapy session, in 3 cycles. He is yet to receive another 12 therapy sessions, in 3 cycles, which started on November 26. Each chemotherapy costs around BDT 9 lakh and the artiste needs a further amount of BDT 2 crore and 10 lakh, in order to complete his treatment successfully.Before the singer left Dhaka for Singapore on September 9, he was invited by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her residence. She provided the singer with a cheque of BDT 10 lakh. A private television channel has also contributed the same amount in his treatment. However, the donated amount has not been enough, and the artiste has asked his fans and well-wishers to help him in this tough time.