The Ekushey Padak winning actor was hospitalised on April 26 for gallbladder surgery
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has provided financial assistance of Tk10 lakh to veteran actor ATM Shamsuzzaman for treatment.
Her special assistant Barrister Biplob Barua handed over the cheque to Shamsuzzaman's daughter Koyel at Asgar Ali Hospital in Old Dhaka on Monday morning, reports UNB.
Shamsuzzaman was hospitalised on April 26 after suffering from indigestion and underwent gallbladder surgery a day later.
The Ekushey Padak winner was put on life support after his condition deteriorated.
Born on September 10, 1941, in Noakhali, Shamsuzzaman began his career as a comedian, and also wrote over 100 stories and film scripts.
He had worked as an Assistant Director in "Bishkonna" in 1961, and gained popularity as an actor in Amzad Hossain's "Noyonmoni" (1976).
He was awarded the Ekushey Padak in 2015 and won the Bangladesh National Film Awards five times.