Actor Mahmud Sajjad dies from Covid-19 complications
Dhaka, October 25: Stage, TV and film actor Mahmud Sajjad has died. His brother Hamid said he died at 3:30 pm on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Ever Care Hospital in the capital. Mahmud Sajjad was 73 years old.
He was admitted to the hospital on September 1 with post-coronavirus complications. He was treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for more than a month and a half as his condition continued to deteriorate.
Hamid said Mahmud Sajjad's body would be taken to Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 11 am on Monday. He will later be buried at his village home in Mymensingh. Sajjad has acted in several films including director Zaheer Raihan's 'Sansar', Khan Ataur Rahman's 'Jharer Pakhi' and 'Apon Por'.
He was involved with stage theatre from his college days. He has also acted regularly in TV dramas. His first serial drama is 'Sakal Sandhya'.
Mahmud Sajjad's wife name is Mamtaz Begum. They have two children named Upal and Anjan.
Among Mahmud Sajjad's five brothers, Hamid is the former director general of Bangladesh Television and his younger brother KM Khalid is the state minister for culture in the Bangladesh government.