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.
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.