Alamgir hospitalised with coronavirus

Culture Desk

21 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Alamgir hospitalised with coronavirus

National Film Award-winning actor Alamgir has tested positive for coronavirus. He was admitted to a private hospital in Dhaka on April 18 and now is undergoing treatment. Alamgir’s wife renowned singer Runa Laila has confirmed the news.

Runa Laila said, “Few days ago, me and Alamgir received the second dose of corona vaccine. After returning home, he was feeling unwell. Then we decided to test him for coronavirus and his result came positive. As per the doctor’s suggestion, we admitted him to hospital.”

“He is now undergoing treatment at the hospital under special supervision of doctors. I urge all  to pray for his early recovery,” she added.

Alamgir also said, “Alhamdulillah I’m feeling better now. I’m taking medicine and having proper food as per the doctors’ advice. Pray for me. Hope, I will be well soon by the grace of almighty Allah.”

Alamgir is a Bangladeshi popular film actor and television host.

He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor and Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor a record nine times for his roles in the films, ‘Ma O Chhele’ (1985), ‘Apeksha’ (1987), ‘Khotipuron’ (1989), ‘Moroner Pore’ (1990), ‘Pita Mata Santan’ (1991), ‘Andha Biswas’ (1992) and ‘Desh Premik’ (1994), ‘Jibon Moroner Sathi’ (2010) and ‘Ke Apon Ke Por’ (2011). He also earned the Best Supporting Actor award for the films, Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na (2010) and Ke Apon Ke Por (2011).