Ityadi famed actor Shawkat Ali Talukder, nicknamed Nipu, famous for playing the role of "Nati" in the "Nani and Natni" skit expressed rage with rumours surrounding his death.
The actor has received more than 200 calls from friends and family to know whether he is alive.
"Why do they have to kill me, I am still alive. Everybody is calling me and is coming to my house to see me. Why do people need to spread such a rumour like that," Nipu said.
News of his death has been surfing all around social media since yesterday. The actor had to contact with media to inform his fans that he is still alive and that everyone should refrain from spreading rumours about his death.
"Everybody was calling me to find out whether I am alive or not. This incident really broke me apart. I had to receive each and everyone's call to ensure them that I am still alive," said Nipu.
"I don't know what kind of sick person gets amusement by spreading the news about someone's death. Please do make a news about it and let everyone know that I am still alive," added Nipu.
As the actor is not active on social media platforms he was not aware of such death rumours. He only got to know about it through calls.
He is currently living in Uttara. Troubled by all the calls regarding his death, he had to come live through his brother's Facebook account to ensure people that he is alive.
The actor got acquainted with Itaydi host Hanif Sanket in 1993. Hanif Sanket saw his performance in a programme at Rajarbagh police line. From there on NIpu got the opportunity to work with him in the popular reality show "Ityadi."
Nipu first played the role of Nati with co-actor Amol Bose. After the death of actor Bose, he is currently acting with actress Shabnam Parvin in the "Nani-Natni" skit.