Sadek Bachchu on life support

Staff Correspondent

13 September 2020, Sun
Published: 04:35

Sadek Bachchu on life support

Seriously ill film actor Sadek Bachchu has been kept on life support at Aysha Memorial Hospital in Dhaka, who recently been tested positive for COVID-19, deteriorated on Sunday

Bachchu was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with respiratory problems on September 6. 

The actor was then shifted to Universal Medical College Hospital on Friday after testing positive for COVID-19.

The 66-years-old has been suffering from diabetes and other health complications for a long time. In 2013, he had heart surgery which then minimized his appearance on films and television.

Born as Mahbub Ahmed, the actor is best known for portraying negative characters in movies.

A retired employee of Bangladesh Post Office, Sadek Bachchu began his silver screen journey in 1985 with ‘Ramer Sumoti’ and acted in over 500 films to date.