Legend actress Kabori no more
Veteran actress and former Awami League MP Sarah Begum Kabari has lost her battle against Covid-19 at a Dhaka hospital. She was 70.
The popular actress breathed her last at 12:20am at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in Dhaka, reports UNB.
Her son Shaker Chishti confirmed the news while addressing media at the hospital .
She was put on life support at the capital's Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute & Hospital on April 15.
Kabori recently tested positive for Covid-19. Initially, she was admitted to the capital's Kurmitola General Hospital. Later, she was shifted to the ICU in Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute & Hospital, as her condition deteriorated.
The veteran actress received the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in the film Sareng Bou (1978).
She was elected as a member of parliament from the Narayanganj-4 constituency as a Bangladesh Awami League politician in 2008.