Theatre actress, director and recitation artiste Ishrat Nishat has died. She breathed her last on Sunday around 11:30pm at her sister’s residence in the capital’s Gulshan area due to massive heart attack. She was 56.
Nishat was one of the popular faces of the country’s theatre arena. She was known as ‘Bidrohi Kantha’.The artiste was attached to the theatre troupe ‘Desh Natok’. She directed Desh Natok’s much acclaimed production ‘Arokkhita’.
Nishat was the daughter of late prominent actress Nazma Anwar.
Theatre artistes of the country expressed their condolence at the demise of Ishrat Nishat.