Showbiz mourns Bailey Road tragedy

Published : 01 Mar 2024 09:13 PM

The nation is engulfed in sorrow following the devastating fire that ravaged Bailey Road. Media personalities and stars from both the television industry and Dhallywood expressed their grief and condolences through various social media platforms.

In a heartfelt Facebook post, Dhallywood icon Shakib Khan reflected on the joyful moments people shared on Bailey Road before the tragic fire engulfed the area. He praised the bravery of the firefighters and called for a thorough investigation into the incident. Shakib expressed deep sympathy for the victims' families and wished for the speedy recovery of those injured.

Similarly, renowned actor Zayed Khan extended his condolences to the families of the victims and expressed solidarity with those affected by the tragedy.

The Bailey Road fire, which claimed the lives of 46 individuals, has deeply impacted the entertainment community. The bustling street, known for its vibrant atmosphere and popular eateries, holds a special place in the hearts of many artists, including National Film Award winner Chanchal Chowdhury. Chanchal, who has fond memories of performing at Mohila Samity, expressed shock and sadness over the incident, emphasizing the need for improved fire safety measures.

Reflecting on the tragedy, Shakib Khan emphasized the irreplaceable loss caused by successive fire incidents and called for comprehensive measures to prevent such tragedies in the future. He praised the selfless dedication of firefighters and offered prayers for the departed souls and their grieving families.

Other prominent figures from the entertainment industry, including Ziaul Faruq Apurba, Mehazabien Chowdhury, Tawsif Mahbub, Ashna Habib Bhabna, Zahara Mitu, and Sallha Khanam Nadia, also shared messages of condolence and solidarity on social media.

The Bailey Road fire serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need to prioritize fire safety measures and strengthen emergency response systems across the country. As the nation mourns the loss of innocent lives, there is a collective call for action to prevent such tragedies from recurring in the future.