Famous Bangladeshi Singers

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Tahsan Rahman Khan
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Birthdate: October 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Salman Shah
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Birthdate: September 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zakiganj, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Died: September 6, 1996

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.

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James
(Singer)
James
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Birthdate: October 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Naogaon, Bangladeshi

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.

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Runa Laila
(Bangladeshi Playback Singer)
Runa Laila
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Birthdate: November 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sylhet, Bangladesh

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.

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Ayub Bachchu
(Guitarist)
Ayub Bachchu
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Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Died: October 18, 2018

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.

Rafiath Rashid Mithila
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
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Birthdate: January 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Habib Wahid
(Composer)
Habib Wahid
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Birthdate: October 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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. 

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Andrew Kishore
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Birthdate: November 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Died: July 6, 2020

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. 

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Asif Akbar
(Singer)
Asif Akbar
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Birthdate: March 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Comilla District Comilla, Chattogram, Bangladesh

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.

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Sahana Bajpaie
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Birthdate: February 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

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.

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Sabina Yasmin
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Birthdate: September 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Imran Mahmudul
(Composer)
Imran Mahmudul
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Birthdate: September 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Konapara Jatrabari Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Momtaz Begum
(Singer)
Momtaz Begum
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Birthdate: May 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singair Upazila, Bangladesh

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.

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Hridoy Khan
(Singer, Musician)
Hridoy Khan
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Birthdate: January 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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. 

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Mitali Mukherjee
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Birthplace: Mymensingh, Bangladesh
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Shafin Ahmed
(Singer-songwriter)
Shafin Ahmed
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Birthdate: February 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolkata, India

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.

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Akhi Alamgir
(Singer)
Akhi Alamgir
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Birthdate: January 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dhaka, 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.

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Bappa Mazumder
(Singer, Composer)
Bappa Mazumder
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Birthdate: February 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Azam Khan
(Singer, Musician)
Azam Khan
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Birthdate: February 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: June 5, 2011

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.

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Fazlur Rahman Babu
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Birthdate: August 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Faridpur District, Bangladesh
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Partha Barua
(Musician, Singer)
Partha Barua
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Birthplace: Chittagong, Bangladesh

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. 

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Shah Abdul Karim
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Birthdate: February 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Derai Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: September 12, 2009

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. 

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Bipasha Hayat
(Actress)
Bipasha Hayat
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Birthdate: March 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Iresh Zaker
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Birthdate: November 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Tareen Jahan
(Actress)
Tareen Jahan
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Birthdate: July 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Noakhali District, Bangladesh
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Emon Saha
(Singer, Musician)
Emon Saha
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Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

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Shahabuddin Nagari
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Birthdate: October 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Pakistan

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.