Aly Zaker, a well-known actor and cultural figure, passed away on November 26 while undergoing treatment at the United Hospital in the capital.
The audience woke up in a daze when he took to the stage in the role of the “Bidrohi Nuruldine”. He took himself to unique heights by playing such different characters. Aly Zaker was a successful playwright and one of the organizers of Mancha Natak in the post-independence period. He was a unique example in the advertising sector. He has received various awards including Ekushey Padak. Meril-Prothom Alo received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.
Aly Zaker had been battling cancer for some time. He was undergoing regular therapy for that treatment. He was admitted to the hospital on an emergency basis last week due to a sudden increase in physical problems. He was admitted to CCU on the advice of doctors. Aly Zaker had to fight cancer for several years.
He was born in 1944 in the village of Ratanpur in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district of Aly Zaker. He was the third of four siblings. His father, Mohammad Taher, was a high-ranking government official. He spent his youth in Kushtia and Madaripur after his father’s job transfer.
Aly Zaker joined the “Nagarik Natto Sampraday” in June of that year. Since then, his address has been “Nagarik”. He has acted and directed many popular plays including ‘Baki Itihas’, ‘Nuruddin’s Lifetime’, ‘Dewan Gazi’s Kissa’, ‘Copenic’s Captain’, ‘Galileo’. He has also gained popularity by acting in television dramas.
Aly Zaker has gained popularity by acting in numerous dramas including ‘Aaj Rabibar’, ‘Bahubrihi’, ‘Tathapi’, ‘Pathar’ and ‘Deyal’. He did more than 50 plays on the radio. He also acted in several films. Aly Zaker for a long time, he wrote regularly in various dailies. Books have been published. He also did photography as a hobby.
Aly Zaker and Sara Zaker acted together in the play ‘Dewan Gazir Kissa’. This film was taken from an exhibition in 1994 by Ali Zaker and Sara Jaker in the play ‘Dewan Gazir Kissa’.
Aly Zaker was a full member of the Royal Photographic Society of the United Kingdom. He had a happy family with his wife Sara Jaker, son actor Iresh Zaker, son Mim Rashid, granddaughter Neha and daughter Shriya Sarvajaya. Leaving everything behind, this morning he did not leave for the land of return. However, the audience still remembers Aly Zaker through his actions and strong performances in various characters.