Tahsan Rahman Khan is a Bangladeshi model, actor, singer, composer, and songwriter. He also serves as a professor at BRAC University in Dhaka. He is credited with composing Alo Alo, which has become one of the most famous songs in Bangladesh. A multi-talented personality, Tahsan Rahman Khan has also appeared as a judge at popular events like Miss Universe Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi actor Salman Shah started his career with the film Keyamat Theke Keyamat, a remake of the hit Indian film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. His mysterious death at the early age of 24 was initially suspected to be a murder but was later ruled as a suicide.
Bangladeshi singer-songwriter James, also known to his fans as Guru, is the lead vocalist of the rock band Nagar Baul. He has also performed Hindi tracks for films such as Life in a... Metro and Gangster. A talented photographer, he has also contributed to many of his album covers.
Popular Bangladeshi singer Runa Laila began her career as a Pakistani film singer. She later released some of the biggest hits of the Bengali and Hindi music scene, such as Shaadher Lau. The Bangladesh National Film Award winner is also a Guinness record holder for recording 30 songs in 3 days.
Ayub Bachchu was a Bangladeshi singer, songwriter, guitarist, and composer. A rockstar, Bachchu is credited with founding one of the most popular and successful Bangladeshi bands of all time, Love Runs Blind. A pioneer of Bangladeshi Pop music, Bachchu is also counted among the greatest Bangladeshi singers of all time. In 2017, he received the Tele Cine Lifetime Achievement Award.
Bangladeshi actor Rafiath Rashid Mithila was an academically brilliant student and also a talented dancer in her younger days. She had once exhibited her oil paintings and has penned children’s books, too. She has been associated with BRAC and is married to Indian filmmaker Srijit Mukherji.
Born to a musician and filmmaker father in Bangladesh, Shayan Chowdhury Arnob studied in Shantiniketan, where he also met his wife, Bengali singer Sahana Bajpaie. He is known for his signature blend of Rabindrasangeet, pop ballads, and folk songs. He has also sung for films such as Monpura.
Habib Wahid is a Bangladeshi singer and composer. He is best known for winning the Bangladesh National Film Award under the Best Music Director category for his work in the 2011 film Projapoti: The Mysterious Bird. Habib Wahid has also received five Meril Prothom Alo Awards under the Best Singer category so far.
Andrew Kishore was a Bangladeshi playback singer who sang over 15000 songs, including many iconic tracks such as Achhe Baki Olpo and Jiboner Golpo. One of the most popular and celebrated playback singers in the history of Bangladesh music industry, Andrew Kishore received the prestigious Bangladesh National Film Award under the Best Male Playback Singer category on eight occasions.
Asif Akbar is a Bangladeshi singer best known for winning the Bangladesh National Film Award under the Best Male Playback Singer category for his work in the movie Rani Kuthir Baki Itihash. He also won the prestigious Meril Prothom Alo Award for five consecutive years. Apart from contributing to the Bangladeshi film industry, Akbar also releases mixed albums and solos.
Sahana Bajpaie is an Indian singer and songwriter best known as an exponent of Rabindra Sangeet, songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore. Apart from contributing as a playback singer in the Indian Bengali film industry, Sahana Bajpaie has also released several successful studio albums.
The daughter of a singer mother, Sabina Yasmin started her music career as a child artiste, appearing in her first stage performance at age 7. She is a 14-time Bangladesh National Film Award-winning playback singer has also won an Ekushey Padak. She was previously married to Indian singer Kabir Sumon.
Imran Mahmudul is a Bangladeshi playback singer and music composer. Apart from releasing studio albums, EPs, and singles, Mahmudul also works for the Bangladeshi film industry. In 2016, he received the Meril Prothom Alo Award under the Best Singer category for his song Dil Dil Dil from the romantic action drama film Bossgiri. He won the award again in 2018.
Momtaz Begum is a Bangladeshi politician and folk singer. Nicknamed The Music Queen, Begum has recorded over 700 albums and has won the prestigious Bangladesh National Film Award under the Best Female Playback Singer category on three occasions. Momtaz Begum is also a noted philanthropist; she has established the Momtaz Eye Hospital in Joymontop in memory of her father.
Hridoy Khan is a Bangladeshi singer, musical artist, composer, and actor. Born into a musically inclined family, Khan released his first solo album at the age of 18. He then went on to become a composer and is best known for his association with the Bangladeshi film industry, where he has composed music for films like Chorabali, Television, and Sweetheart.
Shafin Ahmed is a Bangladeshi singer-songwriter, rock bassist, record producer, and politician. He is best known for his role as the leader of the popular rock band Miles, where he is the lead singer, bassist, and songwriter. Miles, which was formed in 1979, is regarded as a pioneering rock band in Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi playback singer Akhi Alamgir had interestingly started her career as a child actor. She also won a Bangladesh National Film Award for her role in Bhat De. Being the daughter of an actor father, she was acquainted with the entertainment world. She later also gained fame as a TV host.
Bappa Mazumder is a Bangladeshi singer, composer, and lyricist. He is best known for his Bengali romantic compositions. A national film award-winning composer, Bappa Mazumder's work has earned him the nickname, The Melody King of Bangladesh.
Azam Khan was a Bangladeshi singer, record producer, and songwriter. He is best remembered as the lead singer of a pop-rock band named Uccharon. Counted among the greatest artists in Bangladeshi popular music history, Khan was honored with the Ekushe Padak posthumously in 2019. His contribution to music also earned him the nicknames, The Rock Guru and The Pop Samrat.
Partha Barua is a Bangladeshi actor and musician best known for his association with the popular rock band Souls, where he is the lead guitarist. Souls is one of the oldest bands in Bangladesh and has been active since 1972. As an actor, Partha Barua has appeared in films, TV series, and web series.
Shah Abdul Karim was a Bangladeshi Baul musician whose contribution to music earned him the prestigious Ekushey Padak in 2001. Shah Abdul Karim referred to his work as Baul Gaan and is often counted among the greatest Baul musicians of all time.
Iresh Zaker is a Bangladeshi actor, musician, and advertising executive. He is currently serving as the managing director of a marketing and advertising company called Asiatic 360, which is owned by his parents, Sara Zaker and Aly Zaker. As an actor, Zaker is best known for winning the National Film Award for his portrayal of Danny in Chuye Dile Mon.
Emon Saha is a Bangladeshi singer, musician, and composer. A critically acclaimed musician, Saha is best known for his work in the Bangladeshi film industry. He has composed music for several popular films, for which he has won seven Bangladesh National Film Awards so far.
Known as one of the modern poets of Bangladesh, Shahabuddin Nagari soared to fame in the 1970s and gained prominence as a lyricist. The Kabitalap Award winner also served as a Bangladesh government bureaucrat. He had also been part of the liberation war of Bangladesh.