Popular cine music star and singer Andrew Kishore's first stage treatment started at Singapore General Hospital on Saturday as he is suffering from cancer, according to musician Jahangir Sayeed.
Andrew left Dhaka for Singapore on September 9 along with his wife and his musician friend Jahangir Sayeed.Due to his kidney disease and hormonal problems, he was suffering from constant fever and weight loss. Local physicians were examining him and some samples were sent to lab for biopsy. In the report the doctors found him cancer positive.
Actor Omar Sani, who is also staying in Singapore, went to visit Andrew and post some photos on Social media platform on Sunday morning saying, “Came to Singapore and won’t meet Andrew dada? He told me many things about his treatment. Chemo therapy has already been started and 18 more sessions will be there in next three months. Get well and come back home soon.”
Prime minster Shiekh Hasina invited Andrew at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on September 8 before he left for Singapore. Sheikh Hasina inquired about his physical condition and gave him a cheque of TK 10 lakh for his treatment.
A private TV channel authority has also donated TK 10 lakh to Andrew. The authority denied revealing the name saying it’s their turn to give something to the music legend.