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Afsana Mimi hospitalized after testing positive for Covid-19

  • Published at 03:29 pm April 1st, 2021
Afsana Mimi| Collected

She was rushed to the hospital on April 1

Prominent actor and director Afsana Mimi is undergoing treatment at a hospital after testing positive for Covid-19 last week. The actor is currently being kept under observation.

According to reports, she was diagnosed with the virus last week and rushed to the hospital on April 1.

After her cough had grown worse, Mimi, who was isolating herself at home for one week, was hospitalized for better medical care.

Afsana Mimi was  appointed as the new director of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy last year. The three year contract with the government was signed on November 11, 2020.

Mimi blazed the small screen in the '90s as one of the most popular actors of her generation. She also starred in critically acclaimed films, including Tanvir Mokammel's  Chitra Nodir Pare and Nodir Nam Modhumoti.

Her production house, Green Screen, produced popular drama serials -- Doll's House, Kacher Manush, Poush Falguner Pala, and so on.

The actor has dabbled in directing in recent years. She runs Ichchhetola, a cultural centre for children in Uttara.