Aly Zaker hospitalized
Published: 11:27 AM, 19 November 2020 Updated: 11:28 AM, 19 November 2020
Renowned TV personality Aly Zaker has been admitted to the hospital after being diagnosed with cancer. He is also suffering from various old age complications.
He was admitted to the CCU of Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in the capital last Sunday and currently undergoing treatment there.
Confirming the matter to the media on Wednesday night, Aly Zaker’s son Iresh Zaker said his father was hospitalized due to physically a little sick. His condition, currently, is fair. Physicians are monitoring all the time, he added.
Born on 6 November 1944 at Ratanpur Union in CHattogram, Aly Zaker equally popular in television and stage dramas. At the same time, he is a leading figure in the domestic advertising industry.
Aly Jaker is also the head of Asiatic 360, an advertising agency in Bangladesh. His wife Sara Jaker is also an actress.
In 1999, the Bangladesh government awarded him the Ekushey Padak, the country’s second-highest civilian honor, for his contribution to the arts.
He has also won the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award, Bangabandhu Award, Munir Chowdhury Award, Naren Biswas Medal and Meril-Prothom Alo Lifetime Achievement Award.