Nine-time National Award winner actor Alamgir has been hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19.
His wife and eminent singer Runa Laila shared the news via a Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon.
"Alamgir Sahab has tested positive for Covid 19. He’s being treated in a local hospital by a team of excellent doctors, nurses and hospital staff who are monitoring him and taking very good care. He is in excellent spirits and is doing well. Masha’Allah," Runa Laila wrote on Facebook.
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The 71-year-old actor has already taken two doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
"We as a family would like you to join us in prayer for his early and complete recovery. Our combined good wishes and prayers will heal him quickly. Insha’Allah. God is merciful. God is great. Subhan Allah," she added.
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On February 14, Alamgir and Runa Laila, along with their children including singer Akhi Alamgir, received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine. They took the second dose on April 17.
Alamgir is considered one of the greatest actors in the Bangladesh film industry. He received nine National Film Awards - seven as a lead actor and two for best supporting actor.