Sarah Begum Kabori. Photograph: Collected
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected hundreds of thousands worldwide, together with in Bangladesh. And celebrities aren’t any exception. Whereas some have recovered, many others have succumbed to the virus.
The most recent celeb to lose the battle to coronavirus is veteran actress and former Awami League MP Sarah Begum Kabori.
She was 70.
The favored actress handed away at 12.20am at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in Dhaka on Friday, her son Shaker Chishti instructed reporters. She was on life assist on the hospital since April 15.
Kabori had just lately examined optimistic for Covid-19. Initially, she was admitted to the capital’s Kurmitola Common Hospital however was later shifted to Sheikh Russel Nationwide Gastroliver Institute & Hospital after her situation deteriorated.
The veteran actress, who obtained the Bangladesh Nationwide Movie Award for Greatest Actress for her position within the movie Sareng Bou (1978), stepped into the sector of cinema as an novice artiste on the age of 13.
In 1964, Kabori made her debut with Subhash Dutta’s movie Sutorang. Throughout her chequered profession, she labored with a number of actors, together with Farooque, Bulbul Ahmed, Razzak, Alamgir, Sohel Rana, Ujjal, Wasim, Khan Ataur Rahman, Golam Mustafa, Anwar Hossain and ATM Shamsuzzaman.
She additionally acted in Titash Ekti Nadir Naam directed by Ritwik Ghatak, an Indian filmmaker, and appeared in Urdu movie Bahana made by Zahir Raihan.
Famous Works of Kabori
Other than Sutorang and Bahana, she acted in lots of in style movies — Jolchhobi, Sat Bhai Champa, Abirbhab, Deep Nebhe Nai, Apon Por, Lalon Fokir, Titash Ekti Nadir Naam, Sujon Sokhi, Nil Akasher Area of interest, Sareng Bou, Kanch Kata Heera, Arun Borun Kiranmala, Devdas and Dui Jibon to call a number of.
In her life time period she obtained many awards, together with Bachsas Award for Greatest Actress for her performances in Dui Jibon, Lalon Fakir, Sujon Sokhi and Sareng Bou. She additionally bought Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
In 2008, Kabori was elected as a member of parliament from Narayanganj-4 constituency on an Awami League ticket.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at her demise. “Her contribution to politics and the cultural area moreover movie will probably be remembered,” she mentioned in a condolence message.
The PM additionally prayed for the everlasting salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved household.