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Andrew Kishore in critical state

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Published: 13:40, 5 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Andrew Kishore. File Photo

Andrew Kishore. File Photo

The health condition of legendary singer Andrew Kishore is very critical. He is currently unable to speak and his condition is deteriorating gradually.

Andrew Kishore’s close one Shafiqul Islam Babul confirmed this.

He said, ‘The noted singer Andrew Kishore is now battling for life at his sister’s home in Rajshahi. His physical condition is very critical. Even, he cannot speak.’

Meanwhile, a rumour has spread on social media that noted singer Andrew Kishore has passed away.

Music director Farid Ahmed said, ‘Legendary singer Andrew Kishore is still alive, but his health condition is very bad. He is currently unable to speak. I contacted to his family at this afternoon. They requested all to keep him in pray.’

Andrew Kishore returned home on the night of June 11 after long a 9-month treatment in Singapore. He flew for the country on September 9 last year. He has been suffering from kidney and hormone related complications. Besides, he is having cancer.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as well as musicians, media personalities, several organisations and expatriates have come forward with assistance for his expensive treatment.

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