Actor Farooque to return home Thursday

Sun Online Desk

28th October, 2020 04:11:29 printer

Actor Farooque to return home Thursday

Bangladeshi actor cum politician Akbar Hossain Pathan (Farooque) will return to country from Singapore on Thursday.

He is set to fly in on an evening flight after being diagnosed with Tuberculosis (TB) in Mount Elizabeth Hospital.

Farooque, along with his wife Farhana Farooque, was flown to Singapore by a special flight on September 13 amid Covid-19 pandemic as doctors could not identify his disease here after several tests were conducted on him.

The veteran actor, also a Member of Parliament from Dhaka-17 constituency, was under treatment and observation for a month under four doctors including Li Ching.

The actor said to media from Singapore, “After few tests the doctors found TB in my blood and later I recovered after going through treatment for a month. Now the doctors permitted me to return to Bangladesh after completing important heath check-up.”

Mentioning his well being Farooque said, “By the grace of Almighty and prayer of all loved one and well wishers I am now in good health condition. I will return to Bangladesh on Thursday in a flight at 3:30 pm of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.”