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Curtain falls on Ishrat Nishat

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Curtain falls on Ishrat Nishat

Curtain falls on Ishrat Nishat

Popular theatre actress, director and elocutionist Ishrat Nishat breathed her last around 11 pm on January 19. She was 56 years old. She died of a heart attack at her sister's residence of Gulshan, in the city.
Her body was taken to National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segenbagicha on the next day where her family members, friends, colleagues and well wishers paid the last goodbye to her. State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid MP, President of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote Ghulam Quddus, thespian Mamunur Rashid, lawmaker and cultural activist Asaduzzaman Noor, Directors' Guild president Salauddin Lavlu, thespian Lucky Enam, theatre activist M Hamid, director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Liaquat Ali Lucky and others were present at the funeral ceremony. They all mourned the sudden demise of this celebrated theatre figure. Later on, Ishrat Nishat was buried at the Banani Graveyard after the Namaz-e-Janaaza.
Ishrat Nishat was the daughter of the late veteran actress Najma Anwar. Throughout her career, she was involved with the theatre troupe titled 'Desh Natok'. She was the director of Desh Natok's acclaimed production 'Arokkhita', which was widely applauded by the audiences. She also played a salient role in Nasiruddin Yousuff's film 'Alpha'. She also ensured her clamorous presence in every progressive cultural movement of the country.
Asaduzzaman Noor pays tribute to late Ishrat Nishat

Asaduzzaman Noor pays tribute to late Ishrat Nishat


















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