Publish: 12 Sep 2020, 12:24 pm
Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu, who was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with respiratory-related problems, has tested COVID-19 positive.
Confirming the news, Jayed Khan, general secretary of Bangladesh Film Artistes' Association, said he has been given oxygen support at the hospital.
Jayed said that Sadek Bachchu also received a Covid-19 test report on Friday confirming that he contracted the deadly virus.
Sadek Bachchu's acting career spanned more than five decades in theatre, radio, television, and cinema.
He has acted in over a thousand plays since in 1974.