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Kabori to be laid to rest at Banani Graveyard

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2021-04-17 11:30:52
Kabori to be laid to rest at Banani Graveyard

Veteran actress Sarah Begum Kabori will be buried at Banani Graveyard after Zuhr prayers.

Her son Shaker Chisty confirmed this on Saturday morning.

According to him, his mother mother will be taken to our Gulshan residence after concluding some formalities. Then she will be buried at Banani Graveyard in the capital after namaj-e-janaza and guard of hounour, he added.

The 70-years-old legendary actress breathed her last around 12:20 am while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Institute and Hospital.

Kabori had been on life support at the ICU of the hospital since April 15. 
Earlier, she was admitted to Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital at night on April 5 after she had tested positive for COVID-19.

The two-time National Film Award winner, who bagged the first for her role in "Sareng Bou" in 1978 and later claimed the Lifetime Achievement award in 2013, was admitted to the hospital on Monday night, April 5.

Kabori made her big screen debut when she was only 13 years old, and garnered immense popularity for her portrayals. She has paired up with the biggest names of the Bangladeshi film industry including Razzak, Farooque, Bulbul Ahmed, Alamgir, Sohel Rana and Ujjal.

From participating in the country’s Liberation War and appearing in a broadcast of Radio India during the war to engaging in political activities in her later years, Kabori’s life and achievements, both in her private and professional life, are bound to intrigue many fans and readers.

Sarah Begum Kabori, also a former lawmaker from Narayanganj, started shooting for her new film “Ei Tumi Sei Tumi” in March last year, which is yet to end due to the ongoing pandemic.

BDST: 1130 HRS, APR 17, 2021

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