Veteran actor Abul Hayat has expressed his condolence over actor Aly Zaker's demise.
Abul Hayat told The Business Standard, "I first met Aly Zaker while acting in the play 'Buro Shaliker Ghare Ro' together."
"Aly Zaker had great enthusiasm in all matters, he used to encourage everyone in all kinds of things," he added.
"I played the lead role in the play 'Baki Itihas' under the direction of Aly Zaker. Acting under his direction was one of the proudest moments of my life. We developed friendships and family ties after that play," said Abul Hayat.
They last saw each other before the countrywide lockdown started due to the novel coronavirus. Abul Hayat went to his house, chatted and reminisced about the old days sitting together.
Abul Hayat said, "Ali Zaker always used to say that Abul Hayat is great as a co-actor and he feels dependent when I am with him."
Abul Hayat said that he was very saddened by the death of Aly Zaker adding, "One of the irreparable losses of our theater world is the death of Aly Zaker."