National Award winning actor Alamgir has tested positive for Covid 19.
The news was confirmed by legendary singer Runa Laila, also the wife of Alamgir.
"He is 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," she wrote on social media. "He is in excellent spirits and is doing well."
The singer requested everyone to keep the family in their prayers. Our combined good wishes and prayers will heal him quickly," she said posted a message on social media.
Born in Dhaka in 1950, Alamgir is one of the most prolific actors of his time, winning the National Award a record 9 times in his illustrious career. His father, Kalim Uddin Ahmed, was an executive producer of "Mukh O Mukhosh", the first ever feature film in Bangla.