Medical &Health

Zinnat Barkatullah’s health condition improves

Legendary dancer and actor Zinnat Barkatullah, who has recently been put in life support at a city hospital due to her deteriorating physical conditions, has been shifted from ICU to the cabin. Explaining her physical updates, Zinnat’s daughter and renowned actor Bijori Barkatullah shared the detailed information on her mother’s condition through a Facebook status on Tuesday evening.

“Today my mother has been shifted to the hospital room from the ICU, after her life support was pulled off two days ago due to her improving conditions,” Bijori wrote on her post.

“Although my mother’s conditions are improving, she is going through unbearable pain which is nightmarish to witness for me as her child. However, Alhamdulillah and all thanks to the almighty that the 15 days-long ICU battle has come to an end, and my heartiest gratitude goes to all who prayed for my mother,” she added.

Zinnat has recently been physically unwell and shifted to ICU ventilation with a critical condition at Anower Khan Modern Hospital in the capital.

She was cured of COVID-19 which she got infected with back in August. Her husband and renowned producer at the Bangladesh Television Md Barkatullah lost his battle with COVID-19 on August 3.

As an accomplished dancer, Zinnat is trained in Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri and Folk dance format. Also being a renowned television actor, she has acted in more than 80 drama for various television channels.

Zinnat Barkatullah served Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) as the director of the Production Department as well as the Dance and Music departments since 2002.

Source: United News of Bangladesh