Noted actress Kabari dies of Coronavirus
Noted actress Sarah Begum Kabari has died of Coronavirus.
She breathed her last while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in the capital’s Mohakhali at 12:20am on Friday.
Her son Shaker Chisty confirmed his mother’s death.
Kabari tested positive for Coronavirus on April 5 and she was admitted to the Kurmitola General Hospital. She was shifted to Sheikh Russel hospital after her condition deteriorated while she was on life support.
Born on 19 July 1950 in Chattogram, Kabari stepped into the field of cinema in 1964. Her first film was ‘Shutorang’. Kabari acted in over a hundred films in her illustrious career.
The veteran actress received the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in the film Sareng Bou (1978).
She was elected as a member of parliament from the Narayanganj-4 constituency as a Bangladesh Awami League politician in 2008.