Noted composer and music director Alauddin Ali has been put on life support at a hospital in the capital on Saturday morning.
Momin Biswas, a close associate of Alauddin Ali, confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
The National Award winning music director was admitted at Aysha Memorial Hospital in Mohakhali this morning with breathing problems and later put on life support following deterioration of his condition, he said.
Ali made his debut as a music composer through the film Shondhikkhon in 1974. In 1977 his compositions for the films Golapi Ekhon Train-e and Fokir Mojnu Shah earned him fame.
Alauddin Ali won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Music Director five times for the films Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978), Sundori (1979), Koshai (1980), Jogajog (1988) and Lakhe Ekta (1990).
He won the Best Music Composer, and Best Lyricists awards for the films Laal Doriya (2002), and Premik (1985) respectively.
He has directed music for more than 300 films in his career.
BDST: 1709 HRS, AUG 08, 2020