Al Mahmud has been kept at Intensive Care Unit (ICU of Ibn Sina Hospital in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi.
Veteran poet was admitted to Ibn Sina Hospital in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area after he fell sick last night.
He has been suffering from multiple diseases including pneumonia and the old-age complications.
Al Mahmud won Bangla Academy Award in 1968 for his two great works -- Lok Lokantor and Kaler Kalosh.
Mahmud's other famous works include Mayabi Porda Dule Otho, Arobbo Rojonir Rajhash, Bakhtiyarer Ghora, Pankourir Rakto, Nodir Bhitorer Nodi, and Kobi-r Amtobishwash.