Sadek Bachchu tests positive for Covid-19
Known for his portrayals of negative roles in Dhaliwood, Sadek Bachchu has been involved in acting for five decades. The National Award winning artiste recently tested positive for coronavirus.
He was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on September 6 after his physical condition deteriorated, and has now tested for Covid-19.
General Secretary of Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti, Zayed Khan, confirmed the news. "The actor's family requested everyone to pray for his fast recovery. We hope he recovers soon," he shares.
The actor came into the limelight with the critically acclaimed film, Chadni, directed by Ehtesham, back in the 90s. Jibon Nodir Tire, Koti Takar Kabin, Pita Matar Amanot, Shujon Shokhi, Mayer Chokh, Amar Praner Shami, Bhalobasha Zindabaad, Badhuboron, Lobhe Paap Paape Mrittu and Mon Boshe Na Porar Table E, are some of his notable performances in film.
Sadek Bachchu has significant contributions to the theatre, radio and television. His debut television drama, Prothom Ongikar was aired in 1978, while his debut film, Ramer Sumoti, directed by Shohidul Amin, was released in the 80s.
Gronthik Gono Kohe, Jonaki Jole, Shojon Badhiar Ghat, Purbo Ratri Purbo Din and Nakshi Kanthar Math are among his significant performances in television dramas for BTV.
Founder and President of Matijheel theatre, Sadek Bacchu started his career on stage. Acclaimed Bangladesh Betar drama, Khelaghor, is considered one of his most influential work on the radio.
Born in Chandpur in 1955, the actor is the recipient of National Award for his work in the film Ekti Cinemar Golpo.