This is the first confirmed death of an actor-director from coronavirus in Bangladesh
Prominent cultural figure Swapan SIddhiqui passed away on Friday at 12.04pm at Dhaka Medical College hospital.
Siddiqui often made appearances on Television in various acting roles apart from making dramas. He served as the office secretary at Shadhinota Sangskritik Parishad.
Morever, he was a former executive member of Television Program Producers Association.
He was diagnosed with coronavirus a while back and taken to the hospital on July 9 after his physical condition had deteriorated. There he breathed his last.
This is the first confirmed death of an actor-director from coronavirus in Bangladesh.