Entertainment Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday donated Tk 25 lakh to ailing music director and composer Alauddin Ali.
The eminent music director is undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of the Universal Medical College and Hospital in the capital.
Mimi Alauddin, wife of Alauddin Ali, received a savings certificate of Tk 25 lakh from the prime minister at her official Ganabhaban residence around 12:00pm on Sunday.
After receiving the donation, Mimi said, “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given a savings certificate of Tk 25 lakh for the treatment of her ailing husband. We are very grateful to her.”
Ali was admitted to the hospital nearly two weeks back for respiratory problems. He won the National Film Award eight times and composed music for more than 300 films during his long career since 1974.
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