I will be orphan from tomorrow: Alif’s emotional post after losing father
Published: 09:56 PM, 10 August 2020 Updated: 10:00 PM, 10 August 2020
Alif Alauddin and her father Alauddin Ali
“After dad passes away, I sat in the car outside the hospital and looked at the signboard. I can’t see him in the ICU for the last time. Everyone says you should not go to the hospital as you are ‘vulnerable’ for your kidneys” – Alif Alauddin, the daughter of legendary composer and music director Alauddin Ali, wrote these sentimental words on social media.
In a Facebook post on Monday, Alif also wrote, “I sat in the car. Kazi Faisal Ahmed (Alif’s husband) went inside, I said I will see my father when he gets in the ambulance for the bath. I must see him. Because the pain has started.”
She added, “I lost my mother and now father. Dad was taken out of the hospital around 8:30 pm. I rushed to see him. From tomorrow, I will be an orphan. Now I don’t have parents. Everything changes in a short time. Rabbir Ham Huma Kama Rabbayani Sagheera.”
Alauddin Ali breathed his last at 5:50 pm on Sunday. His body was first taken to Banasree resident on Monday morning. He was then taken to his original house in Khilgaon. The artist’s relatives last saw him there.
He was brought to BFDC after namaz-e-janaza at Nur-e-Bagh Jame Mosque at Taltola intersection in Khilgaon. After the janaza, the legend was laid to rest at the Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard.
Noted that, Alif Alauddin’s mother Salma Sultana, a Nazrul singer, died in 2016. Apart from Alif, Alauddin Ali has three more children — Ajmeri Ali, Shawkat Ali Rana and Afrin Ali. There is also a daughter named Adrita Alauddin Rajkanya with the present wife Farzana Mimi in the family.
Meanwhile, Alif Alauddin’s two kidneys have become almost 80 percent damage. She has been suffering from polycystic kidney disease for 10 years. Specialist doctors have suggested a quick kidney transplant. Alif and her family are now preparing for that.