He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Saturday
Prominent music director Alauddin Ali is in life support at a hospital in the capital. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Saturday morning.
Managing Director of the hospital, Dr Ashish Kumar Chakraborty confirmed that the composer is in a critical condition and is under observation for 24 hours.
He was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2015 and was taken to Thailand for treatment the following month.
Alauddin Ali won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Music Director five times for the films Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978), Sundori (1979), Koshai (1980), Jogajog (1988) and Lakhe Ekta (1990).
He has directed music for more than 300 films in his career. He won the Best Music Composer, and Best Lyricists awards for the films Laal Doriya (2002), and Premik (1985) respectively.