Sadek Bachchu was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on August 8 with shortness of breath. He was moved to Universal Medical College Hospital last Friday after his condition deteriorated
Film actor Sadek Bachchu has died of coronavirus.
He breathed his last while being treated at the Universal Medical College Hospital in the capital at 12:05pm on Monday.
Hospital Managing Director Dr Ashish Kumar Chakraborty said Sadek Bachchu's heartbeat had stopped several times since Monday morning. He finally passed away at 12:05pm on Monday, reports Bangla Tribune.
Sadek's eldest daughter Sadika Firoz Mehzabin said her father was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on August 8 with shortness of breath. Tests revealed Sadek to be coronavirus positive. He was moved to Universal Medical College Hospital on Saturday after his condition deteriorated.
The 66-year-old actor was suffering from various physical complications including heart disease and diabetes.
A retired employee of Bangladesh Post Office, Sadek Bachchu entered the silver screen in 1985 with ‘Ramer Sumoti’ and acted in over 500 films till date. His career skyrocketed with Ehteshamul Haq’s acclaimed film ‘Chandni’ which cemented his identity as a regular in negative roles.
Sujon Sakhi (1994), Papi Shatru (1995), Ananda Ashru (1997), Lal Badsha (1999), Moron Kamor (1999), Sahoshi Manush Chai (2003), Mon Bosena Porar Table-e (2009), Amar Swapna Amar Songsar (2010), Judge Barrister Police Commissioner (2013), Mohua Sundori (2015), Purnodoirgho Prem Kahini 2 (2016), Ektu Cinemar Golpo (2018) are some of his noted, fan favourite movies, reports UNB.
In 2016, Sadek Bachchu won the only national film award of his career as the best actor for his role as “Khal” in "Ekti Cinemar Golpo".