PV Desk : Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu has died in hospital care from the COVID-19 illness at the age of 66.
Bachchu breathed his last while taking treatment at Universal Medical College Hospital in Dhaka around 12:05 pm on Monday, said Dr Ashis Kumar Chakraborty, managing director of the hospital.
The actor was put under the life support system at the hospital on Saturday, the family said. He was admitted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital with respiratory distress on Aug 6. Later, he was shifted to Universal Medical College Hospital on Friday after being diagnosed with the coronavirus infection.