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Actress Popy infected with Covid-19

Actress Popy infected with Covid-19

National Film Award winning Dallywood actress Sadika Parvin Popy has been infected with coronavirus (Covid-19). Popy got tested at a PCR lab in Khulna several days ago as she had been suffering from fever and other Covid-19 symptoms including breathing problems and the report came Wednesday, she told reporters over phone ob Friday (Jul 24).

She is currently in isolation at her residence in Khulna, local media reported.

Popy has been staying at her village home since Mar 13. During this time, the actress distributed relief among the poor people in the area.

Popy, a beauty contest winner (Lux Ananda Bichitra), started her Dhallywood career in 1997 with the film 'Coolie'. Actor Omar Sany also starred in the film. The film is directed by Montazur Rahman Akbar. Her debut television drama is 'Nayak', directed by Shahidul Islam Khan. 

She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress three times for the films 'Karagar' (2003), 'Megher Koley Roud' (2008) and 'Gangajatra' (2009).