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Renowned dancer Zinnat Barkatullah put on life support

Renowned dancer and actor Zinnat Barkatullah has been put on life support at a city hospital on Tuesday

Her daughter Bijori Barkatullah, also an actor, shared the information on her Facebook post on Tuesday evening.

“My mother is in life support at Anower Khan Modern hospital. I request everyone please keep her in your prayers. “As’alu Allah “al ‘azim rabbil ‘arshil azim an yashifika.” I ask Allah, the Mighty, the Lord of the Mighty Throne, to cure you(Amma).Allah(SWT) is bountiful and most merciful. May Allah forgive us,” Bijori wrote in her post.

Zinnat was shifted to ICU ventilation in critical condition on Saturday.

On August 3, her husband and former BTV producer Md Barkatullah died of COVID-19 and she also fought her battle with coronavirus during that period.

In her illustrious career, Zinnat Barkatullah served as the director of the Production Department as well as the Dance and Music departments of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

As an accomplished dancer, she is trained in Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri and Folk dance format. She acted in more than 80 dramas for various television channels.

For her contributions to the field of dance and acting, she has received prestigious awards including UNESCO award, Natya Shabha Award, BACHSAS Award and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award.

Source: United News of Bangladesh