Kazi Hayat recovers from coronavirus

Culture Desk

29 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Kazi Hayat recovers from coronavirus

National Film Award-winning director Kazi Hayat has recovered from coronavirus. The noted film director, who was undergoing treatment at the corona unit of Popular Medical College hospital, tested negative for coronavirus on Saturday. 

KAZI Hayat also returned home on Sunday after 14 days.

Confirming the matter, Kazi Hayat’s son Kazi Maruf told the media, “My father’s corona report came negative on Saturday night. It was then planned to take him home.”  

Kazi Hayat took the corona vaccine along with his family on March 2. But he felt fever on March 6. Then he tested positive for coronavirus on March 8.

Later, he was taking treatment from home as per the doctor’s advice. But when his condition suddenly deteriorated, he was admitted to the Popular Hospital in the capital on March 16. 

Kazi Hayat is a renowned film director, producer, writer and actor of the country.  Hayat started his career as an assistant director in 1974. He debuted his directorial career with the film ‘The Father’ (1979). 

Kazi Hayat won Bangladesh National Film Awards eight times - Best Story for ‘Dayi Ke’ (1987), Best Dialogue and Best Screenplay for ‘Traash’ (1992), Best Story for ‘Chandabaz’ (1993), Best Director and Best Screenplay for ‘Desh Premik’ (1994), Best Cinematography for ‘Ammajan’ (1999), and Best Director for ‘Itihas’ (2002).