Nine-time National Film Award winner Alamgir has been hospitalised after testing positive for Covid-19.
His wife and eminent singer Runa Laila shared the news through a Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon, reports UNB.
"Alamgir Sahab has tested positive for Covid 19. He’s being treated in a local hospital by a team of excellent doctors, nurses and hospital staff who are monitoring him and taking very good care. He is in excellent spirits and is doing well. Masha’Allah," she wrote in her post.
The 71-year-old actor has already taken two doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
"We as a family would like you to join us in prayer for his early and complete recovery. Our combined good wishes and prayers will heal him quickly. Insha’Allah. God is merciful. God is great. Subhan Allah," she added.
Alamgir and Runa Laila, along with their children including singer Akhi Alamgir, received the first dose of covid vaccine on February 14. They took the second dose on April 17.
Alamgir is considered one of the greatest actors in the Bangladeshi film industry. He received nine National Film Awards - seven as a lead actor and two for best-supporting actor.