NE Culture Correspondent
Eminent personalities and different social, political and cultural organisations n in the early hours of April 17 expressed deep shock at the death of legendary actor Kabori Sarwar.
People expressed their sadness and admiration for this two-time National Film Award winner on social media. Celebrities recalled their larger than life colleague and mentor, and offered condolences to her loved ones. They prayed for eternal peace of his departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Bangladesh legendary actor Sarah Begum Kabori, who was on life support, breathed her last at 12:20am Saturday in Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital, Dhaka. She was 70.
Kobori, original name Meena Pal, had been on life support since the evening of April 15 at Sheikh Russell Gastroliver Hospital in Dhaka. On April 5, it was reported that she was suffering from Covid-19. She was admitted to Kurmitola General Hospital that night.
She was later taken to Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute and Hospital at noon on April 8 as Intensive Care Unit beds were not available at Kurmitola General Hospital.
Kobori made her film debut with “Sutorang” in 1964 under the direction of Subhash Dutt. She has presented numerous classic films including Hiraman, Mynamati, Chorabali, Parul’s Sansar, Baran followed by ‘Bahana’, ‘Titus Ekti Nadir Naam’, ‘Rangbaz’, ‘Sarang Bau’, and ‘Sujan Sakhi’.
The veteran actress received the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in the film Sareng Bou (1978).
She was elected as a member of parliament from the Narayanganj-4 constituency as a Bangladesh Awami League politician in 2008.
The actress has also produced films. Kobori also known as Kobori Sarwar has also made films as a director. After 14 long years, she has started to make the second film.
A details about legendary actress Kabori Sarwar’s life and career:
She began her professional filmi career at 13 years old. In 1964 Kabori acted in her first movie, Shutorang, under Subhash Dutta’s direction, and unintentionally following 40 years, in 2004, Subhash Dutta acted in the motion picture Aaina under Kabori’s direction.
Entry in the Film Industry
Sarwar entered into the field of the silver screen as a beginner artist at 13 years old. In 1964, Kabori acted in her first movie, Sutorang, under Subhash Dutta’s direction, and fortuitously following 40 years, in 2004, Subhash Dutta acted in the film Aaina under Kabori’s direction. Sarwar acted in a few movies (e.g. Sujon Sokhi and Sareng Bou) with Farooque in the 1970s. She likewise performed with Bulbul Ahmed in Devdas. She acted in another essential part in Titash Ekti Nadir Naam directed by Ritwik Ghatak, an Indian producer. She additionally acted in an Urdu film Bahana by Zahir Raihan with co-on-screen character Rahman.
Kabori Sarwar Acted in Different Films
Kabori acted in a few films (e.g. Shujon Shokhi and Sareng Bou) with Farooq in the 1970s. She additionally performed with Bulbul Ahmed in Devdas. She acted another vital part in Titash Ekti Nadir Naam directed by Ritwik Ghatak, an Indian producer. She likewise acted in an Urdu film Bahana by Zahir Raihan with co-performer Rahman. Kabori likewise worked with co-on-screen actors like Sohel Rana, Ujjal, Wasim, Khan Ataur Rahman, Golam Mustafa, Anwar Hossain and ATM Shamsuzzaman.
Extraordinary Performance in Movies
Kobori comes after motion picture and she was likewise turned out to be prominent in the film. In movie industry of Bangladesh, Kobori is an exceptionally prevalent on-screen actress and furthermore most loved by directors and producers. She comes after in movie, directors, and makers are enthusiastically to do working by her and effectively. She needs to take a gander at herself as a renowned VIP.
Acted with Difference Co-Stars
To watch her silver screen, viewers are exceptionally got pleasurable. In addition, viewers are needed to watch her motion picture day by day. Kobori has earned viewers mind for a brief period. She has acting various types of character and she has worked with numerous performers, for example, Razzak, Faruk, Sohel, Sohel Rana, Uzzal, Wasim, Khan Ataur Rahman, Golam Mostofa, Anwar Hossain, ATM Shamsuzzaman and other. From the first occasion when she has blessing diverse motion picture for watchers. She is needed to proceed with her professional career. Kobori got national honor for Sareng Bou for her great performance.
Sarwar likewise worked with a few on-screen actors including Razzak, Alamgir, Sohel Rana, Ujjal, Wasim, Khan Ataur Rahman, Golam Mustafa, Anwar Hossain and A.T.M. Shamsuzzaman. In 2006, Sarwar directed the film, Anya.
Kabori Sarwar Acted in Different Movies
She was acted one by one numerous motion pictures like Jolchhobi, Abirvab, Bashori, Je Agune Puri, Deep Nebhe Nai, Dorpo Churno, Lalon Fokir, Titash Ekti Nadir Naam, Sujon Sokhi, Nil Akasher Niche, Moynamoti, Agountuk, Akabaka, Koto Je Minoti, Odhikar, Smitituku Thak, Sareng Bou, Rongbaz, Beiman, Obak Prithibi, Kanch Kata Heera, Upohar, Amader Sontan, Saat Bhai Champa, Motimohol, Paruler Sonsar, Arun Borun, Kiran Mala, Heeramon, Sagor Bhasa, Devdas, Binimoy, Masud Rana, Amar Jonmobhumi and so forth. Kabori Sarwar was gotten numerous honors for her extraordinary execution like Bachsas Awards (1973, 1975, 1988, 2008, and 2009), Bangladesh National Film Awards (1978, 2013), and Meril Prothom Alo Awards and so on. Kabori Sarwar is additionally Politician and social worker.
Elected as MP in the National Parliament of Bangladesh
Kabori was chosen to the National Parliament in Bangladesh filling in as an MP Representative to Narayanganj District no. 4. She was a dynamic member in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 in India. She is additionally the main lady communicate by Radio India amid the war.
Kabori Sarwar MarriageSarwar first wedded Chitta Chowdhury. After the separation with Chowdhury, she wedded Shafiuddin Sarwar in 1978. Sarwar is an uncle of government official Shamim Osman. The couple was separated in 2008. She has five children.
Kobori Sarwar is a well-known on-screen actress. In reality, she was conceived in Chittagong. She is a performing artist, human rights activist, a lawmaker, and social specialist. She has invested a great deal of energy. As her acting is extremely charming capable as she is taken an attention due to her mind-blowing performance. Kobori is exceptionally smart and splendid on-screen actress. At the point when her age is 13, she has started her acting.
Kabori Sarwar Awards and Achievement
Award Category Film
Bachsas Award (1973) Best Actress Lalon Fakir
Bachsas Award (1975) Best Actress Sujon Sokhi
Bangladesh National Film Awards (1978) Best Actress Sareng Bou
Bachsas Award (1978) Best Actress Sareng Bou
Bachsas Award (1988) Best Actress Dui Jabon
Bachsas Award (2008) Honorary Award
Bachsas Award (2009) Life Time Achievement
National Film Award (2013) Life Time Achievement