Monday, 17 January, 2022

Actor Amir Siraji on life support

Actor Amir Siraji on life support

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Film actor Amir Siraji has been put on life support at a private hospital in the city. He was admitted to a hospital in Rampura area on Friday night following breathing difficulties, reports UNB.

Bangladesh Film Artistes Association’s General Secretary Zayed Khan 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’. 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’.