Legendary actress Kabari laid to rest
Dhaka, April 17: Legendary actress Sarah Begum Kabari has been buried at Banani Cemetery in the capital. Before her burial, she was given a guard of honour by the state as a freedom fighter.
The actress has been in life support for a few days. Her lungs were not in good condition due to coronavirus. She did not recover from life support. Everyone's favorite 'sweet girl' died at 12:20 pm on Friday.
She started his career in 1964 with Subhash Dutt's 'Sutorang'. Later she starred in popular films such as 'Nil Akasher Niche', 'Mainamati', 'Dheuer Por Dheu', 'Porichoy', 'Devdas', 'Odhikar', 'Beiman', 'Abak Prithibi', 'Sonali Akash' and 'Dwip Nebhe Nai'.
Her first film as a director, Aina, was released in 2008. Kabari was making her second film 'Ei Tumi Se Tumi'. She was also involved in politics. In 2008 she was elected as an Awami League MP.
She has been associated with numerous women's rights and social organizations. Her autobiographical book 'Smritituku Thak' has been published at Amar Ekushey Book Fair in 2017.
Kabari was born on 19 July 1950 in Banshkhali, Chittagong. Her real name was Mina Pal, daughter of Sri Krishnadas Pal and Lavanya Prabha Pal. She took to the stage in 1963 at the age of 13 as a dancer. Then she appeared in television and finally movies.
Kabari married Chitta Chowdhury. After parting with him she married Safiuddin Sarwar in 1978. They were also separated in 2008 due to family and political unrest. Kabari is the mother of five children.