Publish: 13 Sep 2020, 02:39 pm
Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu has been placed on life support on Saturday night as his condition deteriorated at the Mohakhali's Universal Medical College Hospital in the capital.
Jayed Khan, General Secretary of Bangladesh Film Artistes' Association, confirmed the matter to the media.
Earlier, he was shifted to Universal Medical College Hospital from Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where he was admitted on September 8 with breathing issues.
He was later found infected with COVID-19 on September 12.
Sadek Bachchu's career in acting stretches over 5 decades in the theatre, radio, television, and cinema.
He has acted in over a thousand plays since in 1974.