Farid Ahmed, one of the country's renowned music directors, has passed away due to Covid-19.
After fighting the deadly virus for 20 days, Farid breathed his last at around 9:30 am on Tuesday (13 April) in the capital's Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital.
According to doctors, 60 percent of his lungs were damaged. He had some other physical complications also.
Farid along with his wife had tested positive for Coronavirus in the last week of March. When his condition deteriorated, he was admitted to BSMMU on the night of 25 March.
He had been under life support in the ICU since 11 April.
Farid Ahmed won the National Film Award in 2017 for his work in "Tumi Robe Nirobe."
He had made hundreds of title songs for popular shows such as Ityadi, Hridoye Mati O Manush and Channel i Shera Kontho.
Some of his seminal work includes "Tumi Chara Ami Jeno Morubhumi" with Kumar Bishwajit, "Ferari Siren" with Runa Laila and "Dalchhut Projaputi" voiced by Sabina Yasmin and Runa Laila.
He left behind his wife, Shiuly Akhter and his daughter, Durdana Farid and admires.