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Subir Nandi’s 3rd death anniversary today

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 14:22, 7 May 2022  
Subir Nandi’s 3rd death anniversary today

The third death anniversary of Ekushey Padak and National Film Award-winning singer Subir Nandi is being observed today (Saturday).

He passed away while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Singapore on May 7, 2019.

Subir Nandi was born in Sylhet in 1953. He spent his childhood in Dhaka and Kolkata. The singer has nine siblings. All of them learned music from Ustad Babar Ali Khan.

In 1972, Subir recorded his first song, ‘Jodi Keu Dhup Jele Dai’, written by Mohammed Muzakker and composed by Ustad Mir Kasem.

He sang notable songs like ‘Tumi Emoni Jaal Petecho Shongshare’, ‘Amar Ei Duti Chokh Pathor To Noi’, ‘Ek Je Chilo Sonar Konna’, ‘O Amar Ural Ponkhire’.

In 1994, Nandi rendered songs at the House of Commons in the United Kingdom.

The popular musician won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer five times for his performance in the films Mahanayak (1984), Shuvoda (1986), Srabon Megher Din (1999), Megher Pore Megh (2004) and Mohua Sundori (2015). He was awarded with Ekushey Padak in 2019.