Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu dies
Published: 12:31 PM, 14 September 2020 Updated: 01:49 PM, 14 September 2020
Actor Sadek Bachchu
Veteran actor of Dhaka film Sadek Bachchu has died from the coronavirus pandemic on Monday morning. (Inna Lillahi wa Inna ilayhi raji'un). He was 66.
The actor breathed his last at 10:45 am while undergoing treatment at Universal Hospital in the capital's Mohakhali.
Sadek Bachchu's wife Shahana and assistant director Masood Rana confirmed the news of his death.
On Sunday, he had been kept on life support. Earlier on September 6, the veteran actor was admitted to at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) due to shortness of breath and fever. He tested positive for the coronavirus on September 11, after being admitted to the hospital. On September 8, he was taken to the ICU as his condition deteriorated. Later, he was shifted to Mohakhali's Universal Hospital.
Born on January 1, 1955, in Haziganj, Chandpur, Sadek Bachchu acted in over 500 films till date. He gained popularity by playing the role of a villain. Apart from movies, he also acted in various dramas on stage, radio and television.
Sadek Bachchu, a retired employee of Bangladesh Post Office, entered the silver screen in 1985 with ‘Ramer Sumoti’.
Sujon Sakhi (1994), Papi Shatru (1995), Ananda Ashru (1997), Lal Badsha (1999), Moron Kamor (1999), Sahoshi Manush Chai (2003), Mon Bosena Porar Table-e (2009), Amar Swapna Amar Songsar (2010), Judge Barrister Police Commissioner (2013), Mohua Sundori (2015), Purnodoirgho Prem Kahini 2 (2016), Ektu Cinemar Golpo (2018) are some of his noted, fan favourite movies. His last film was Captain Khan (2018) starring Shakib Khan.
Sadek Bachchu received the National Award in 2018 for best performance in a negative role for the movie “Ekti Cinemar Golpo”.