Actor and director Aly Zaker has died in hospital care after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 76.
Aly Zaker passed away at United Hospital in Dhaka at 6:40 am Friday, bdnews24.com reports.
Aly was a celebrity in theatre, television and film arena of Bangladesh. He was the president of Nagorik Natya Sampradaya and directed and acted in several plays for Nagorik. He adapted plays by Moliere, Brecht, Zuckmayer, Chekov, Albee and Shakespeare.
For his contribution to Bangladesh theatre, he was awarded with the state award of Ekushey Padak in 1999 and innumerable other awards enriched his career.