He is my grandfather, don’t hurt us with fake news: Lubaba...

Dhaka, Tuesday   02 March 2021

He is my grandfather, don’t hurt us with fake news: Lubaba

 Entertainment Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:15 PM, 25 December 2020  

Abdul Kader and Lubaba

Abdul Kader and Lubaba

Recently fake news has been circulating on social media that popular actor Abdul Kader died of cancer and Covid-19 - which is a rumor, as a result, his family members and relatives are angry at this news.

Abdul Kader’s granddaughter Simrin Lubaba posted a touching video protesting the fake news spread on Facebook on Thursday, saying: “Why are you making fake news about my grandfather? He is still alive among us all. It hurt us to see such fake news.”

As seen in the video, Lubaba cried and said, “He is my dear grandfather. Do I  not feel pain? Please pray for him instead of making fake news.” 

Abdul Kader, who was diagnosed with cancer in India and returned home on Sunday, has been admitted to Evercare Hospital in the capital. The next day, he was diagnosed with Covid-19. His condition is now critical. It is not possible to give him chemotherapy as his physical condition is weak.

Born in 1951 in Sonarang village of Tongibari police station in Munshiganj district, Abdul Kader graduated in Economics from Dhaka University and started teaching at Singair College and Louhajang College. He later joined Bata, a shoe manufacturer, in 1979; He was working for 35 years.

Among the plays he has acted in are ‘Payer Awaz Paoa Jay’, ‘Ekhono Kritadas’, ‘Tomarai, Spardha’, ‘Dui Bon’, ‘Meraj Fakirer Ma’.

He has acted in about 3000 plays on TV. He is a regular artist of BTV’s popular magazine show ‘Ityadi’.

Kader took place in the hearts of the audience by playing important roles in many popular plays of the late novelist and director Humayun Ahmed. He gained immense popularity by playing the role of ‘Badi Bhai’ in Humayun Ahmed’ play ‘Kothao Keu Nei’.

Abdul Kader acted in the film ‘Wrong Number’ in 2004.

In recognition of his long acting career, Abdul Kader has received several awards including the Tenashinas Award, the Metropolitan Cultural Forum Award, the Pioneer Cultural Group Award, the Magician PC Government Award, the Television Viewers Forum Award, and the Metropolitan Award.