Anjuman Ara Begum

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Anjuman Ara Begum
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Born

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Bogra, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died 29 May 2004(2004-05-29) (aged 62)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Resting place Banani Graveyard
Nationality Bangladeshi
Alma mater University of Dhaka
Occupation Vocalist

Anjuman Ara Begum (11 January 1942 – 29 May 2004) was a Bangladeshi vocalist.[1] She was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2003 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2]

Background and career

Begum was born on January 11, 1942, in Bogra to Kasiruddin Talukder and Begum Ziaunnahar Talukder.[3] She was the youngest among her two brothers and five sisters.[3] She completed BA (hons) and MA from the department of sociology at the University of Dhaka.[3] She started her career in playback music in 1958.[4] She sang on film, television and stage. Her notable songs include Tumi Ashbe Boley, Akasher Hatey, Key Swaraner Prantore, Khokonshona, Chadni, Brishti Johon and Shathi Ronger.[1]

Begum rendered one of the first songs telecast on Bangladesh Television in 1964.[4]

Personal life

Begum was married to Masud Alam Siddiqui. Together they had one son Tariq Masrur, and one daughter, Umana Anjalin.[1] Her eldest sisters were Begum Zabunnesa Jamal, a lyricist and educationist and Mahbub Ara, a singer of radio and television. Her niece, Zeenat Rahana, is a vocal artiste and Runa Laila was her cousin sister.[3]

Film songs

Year[5] Film Song Composer(s) Songwriter(s) Co-artist(s)
1962 Chanda (Urdu) "Chandni Yeh Bheegi Bheegi Hawa" Robin Ghosh Suroor Barabankvi solo
1964 Sutorang "Tumi Asbe Bole" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1966 Bhawal Sanyasi "Sokhi Amar Elo Mrigayay" Satya Saha Zia Haider Shahnaz Rahmatullah
1967 Chaowa Paowa "Ei Logoner Poth Cheye Ami Bosechhilam" Satya Saha Mohammad Moniruzzaman solo
"Ei Raat Jabe Je Chole"
1968 Momer Alo "Ek je Chhilo Putul Raja" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Rupbaner Rupkotha "Ektu Roser Kotha Koimu" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Nazmul Huda and chorus
1970 Chhoddobeshi[6] "Tumo Sokhi Sundori" Satya Saha Syed Shamsul Haque Sabina Yasmin
Pita Putro "Naamer Borai Koro Nako" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Rong Bodlay "Maula Tumi, Rahim Tumi" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1971 Smritituku Thak "Ek Je Chhilo Rajar Kumar" Alam Khan Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1972 Anowara "Sokhi Bol Na More" Khandaker Nurul Alam Abdul Latif solo
1973 Atithi "Ei Kothao Andhar" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Ke Tumi "Chhuiyo Na, Chhuiyo Na, Chhuiyo Na" Kajol Rashid Gazi Mazharul Anwar Bashir Ahmed
1974 Dui Porbo "Iskaponer Tekka Re" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1977 Pinjor "Rani O Rani, Bhalobashar Engine" Khandaker Nurul Alam Shahjahan Chowdhury Khurshid Alam
Trishna "Ghum Neme Aayre" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Abdul Jabbar
"E Pora Chokhe Aar Nach Dekhbo Na" Satya Saha
1978 Maa "Cheona Cheona" Satya Saha Zia Haider Sabina Yasmin
Modhumita[7] "Buke Chakku Maira" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar, M. N. Akhtar Tele Samad
1979 Aayna "Lojjaboti Mukh Kholo" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Rafiqul Alam
Shahzada "Mor Ghungur Baaje Nacher Taale" Mansur Ahmed ami Delwar Jahan Jhontu solo
1981 Nagin "Jibon Tomar Haate Maula" Deboo Bhattacharya Mohammad Moniruzzaman Runa Laila
Swami "Tomake Chhara Ami Bachbo Na" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1985 Shubho Ratri "Buro Khoka Ghum Jabe, Ghum Pori Aay" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo

Awards

References

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