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Actor Amir Siraji on life support

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 25th December, 2021 04:13:53 PM
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Film actor Amir Siraji has been put on life support at a private hospital in the city.

On Friday night, he was admitted to the private hospital in Rampura are following breathing difficulties. Later he was put on  life support.

Zayed Khan, general secretary of Bangladesh Film Artistes Association, wrote in his Facebook post, “Amir Siraji Bhai, a respected member of the artistes' association and a popular actor, has been kept on life support due to shortness of breath. May Allah help him.”

Amir Siraji earlier suffered a heart attack on December 26 last year and was treated at the Incentive Care Unit (ICU) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital (BSMMU) in the capital. On January 2, he returned home after recovery.

Born in Mymensingh’s Gafargaon upazila Amir Siraji began his acting career as an artiste with a jatra troupe named Babul Opera troupe. His first film is Patal Bijay. In 1991 he started acting for Bangladesh Television. Amir Siraji also acted in several government-grant winning films, including Chashi Nazrul Islam’s Megh-er Porey Megh, PA Kajol’s Mukti and Faruk’s Kaktarua.