Shahnaz Rahmatullah

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Shahnaz Rahmatullah
File:Shahnaz Rahmatullah.jpg
Native name শাহনাজ রহমতুল্লাহ
Born

Shahnaz Begum
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Dhaka, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
Died 23 March 2019(2019-03-23) (aged 67)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Playback singer
Years active 1962–2012
Awards full list

Shahnaz Rahmatullah (Template:Née; 2 January 1952 – 23 March 2019) was a Bangladeshi singer.[1][2][3] Her notable songs are Ekbar Jete De Na Amar Chotto Sonar Gaye, Je Chilo Drishtir Shimanay and Ek Tara Tui Desher Kotha.[4] She was the recipient of the Ekushey Padak in 1992 and Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the film Chhutir Phande (1990).[5][6]

Background

Rahmatullah was born on 2 January 1952 as Shahnaz Begum in Dhaka to M Fazlul Haq and Asiya Haq.[7] Actor Zafar Iqbal and music director Anwar Parvez were Rahmatullah's brothers.[3][8] She got trained by ghazal maestro Mehedi Hassan, Ustad Phul Mohammad, Ustad Munir Hossain and Altaf Mahmud.

Rahmatullah was married to Maj (retd) Abul Bashar Rahmatullah.[9]

Career

Rahmatullah debuted in singing at the age of 11, as a playback singer for the film Notun Sur (1963).[10][11] She first performed on television in 1964.[11] She sang in Bangladeshi and Pakistani films.[12] She mostly sang modern (Adhunik Gaan) and patriotic songs. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, she sang patriotic songs such as Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhe and Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan.[13][14] She released an album with Samina Chowdhury called Megh Roddur on which she sang six songs composed by Shafiq Tuhin.[15] She released four albums in total.[10]

Four of Rahmatullah's songs were selected in a BBC survey of 20 greatest Bangla songs of all times.[10]

Rahmatullah died on 23 March 2019 of a heart attack at her residence in Baridhara, aged 67.[11]

Pakistani journalist, Hamid Mir said, "Shahnaz Begum passed away in Bangladesh on March 23 when many Pakistanis were listening to her famous song Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhay on Pakistan day."[10]

Works

Films
Albums
  • Badal Diner Pakhi[11]

Film songs[16]

Year Film Song Composer(s) Songwriter(s) Co-artist(s)
1966 Abar Bonobase Rupban "Kon Gerame Bari Konya Go" Osman Khan N/A
"Dao Khoda Bidar Amare" solo
"Ucha Daale Boisa Kokil Re"
"Jaiyo Na Choliya Re Bondhu"
Behula "O Behula Sundori" Altaf Mahmud Zahir Raihan chorus
"Nache Mon Dhina Dhina" Mahmudun Nabi
Bhawal Sanyasi "Sokhi Amar Elo Mrigayay" Satya Saha Zia Haider Anjuman Ara Begum
Daak Babu "Holud Baato, Mehndi Baato" Ali Hossain Mohammad Moniruzzaman chorus
Jorina Sundori "Aaj Mon Nache, Praan Nache" Osman Khan solo
1967 Saiful Mulq Badiuzzaman "Jibon Joubon Sob Dilam" Satya Saha M. A. Gafur solo
"Mayabhora Ei Raate" Gazi Mazharul Anwar Anjuman Ara Begum
1968 Balyobondu "Pakhir Kakoli Theme Gelo" Anwaruddin Khan Amjad Hossain solo
Bashori "O Lolite, O Bishakhe, Ber Kore De Taare" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Syed Abdul Hadi
"O Bashi, Bashi Re" chorus
Chorabali "Mon Jodi Chay Jete Hariye" Satya Saha Kazi Latif Haque solo
Etotuku Asha "Shudhu Ekbar Bole Jao" Satya Saha Moniruzzaman Monir Khandaker Faruk Ahmed
Momer Alo "Noyone Noyon Rekhechho" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Poroshmoni "Jhiri Jhiri Haowa" Satya Saha Johir Chowdhury Khandaker Faruk Ahmed
"Amay Tumi Daak Dile Ke" solo
Rakhal Bondhu "Ore Amar Nithuro Bondhu Re" Mansur Ahmed Nurul Islam Lal solo
Saat Bhai Champa "Shun Tore Boli Ami" Amir Ali Khan Ataur Rahman solo
"Shonen Shonen Jahapona"
"Banijjer Namete Ami" Abdul Alim
1969 Abanchhito "Ore Mon Papiya" Ali Hossain Syed Shamsul Haque solo
"Mon Tumi Kere Nile"
Agantuk "Ami Je Kebol Bolei Choli" Azad Rahman Dr. Abu Haider Sajedur Rahman Mahmudun Nabi
"Olira Gun Gun Gunguniye" solo
Beder Meye "Guner Nonod Lo" Altaf Mahmud Jasim Uddin Abdul Alim
"O Dhan Bhani Re" solo
Bhanumoti "Haus Chhilo Kotoi Amar" Subal Das Abdul Latif N/A
Mukti "Tumi Asbe Ei Logone" Karim Shahbuddin Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Naginir Prem "Bondhur Poth Cheye" Mansur Ahmed Nurul Islam Lal solo
"Emon Modhur Bijhun Raate"
"Nache Re Nache Thoi Thoi" Sabina Yasmin
Patalpurir Rajkonya "Aji Patalpurite Uthal Pathal Uthechhe" Mansur Ahmed Nurul Islam Lal chorus
Shaheed Titumir (Urdu) "Laaye Hain Husn Ka" Mansur Ahmed Fayyaz Hashmi Sabina Yasmin
Surjyo Othar Aage "Jodi Emon Kore Abhimane" Satya Saha Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal Abdul Jabbar
1970 Adhikar "Logno Je Boye Jay" Ali Hossain Syed Shamsul Haque solo
Anka Banka "Anuraage Gaane Gaane" Altaf Mahmud Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Bablu "Amar Chhotto Bhaiti" Karim Shahabuddin Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Bijli "Ei Je Jibon Korechho Boron" Karim Shahabuddin, Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Binimoy "Dekha Nei, Dekha Holo" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Ekoi Ange Eto Roop "Jibone Rong Chirodin Robe Na" Ali Hossain Mohammad Moniruzzaman solo
Koto Je Minoti "Ami Gaanke Bhalobeschhi" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
"Amar Koto Gaan Chhilo Je"
"Tumi Saat Sagorer Opar Hote" Abdul Jabbar
Modhu Milon "Adhare Alo Hoye" Bashir Ahmed Syed Shamsul Haque, Masud Karim, Shahidul Islam Bashir Ahmed
"Kuhu Kuhu Shuni Ami"
Nupur "Laaj Laage Mor Sokhi" Karim Shahabuddin S. M. Hedayet Sabina Yasmin
Peech Dhala Poth "Phooler Kaane Bhromor Ese" Robin Ghosh Mohammad Moniruzzaman solo
Rong Bodlay "O Pakhi Re" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Sontan "Jokhon Tokhon Bole Keno Mon" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Surjyo Othar Aage "Ami Oi Mone Mon Diyechhi Jokhon" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
"Ektu Somoy Dile" Khandaker Faruk Ahmed
1971 Jolchhobi "Dushtumi Jar Chokher Patay" Khandaker Nurul Alam Gazi Mazharul Anwar Abdul Jabbar
Smriti Tuku Thak "Mon To Chhowa Jabena" Alam Khan solo
1972 Anowara "Allahumma Salli Aala Muhammad" Khandaker Nurul Alam Abdul Latif solo
Bahram Badshah "Hay Hay Mori Joubon Jaala Re" M. A. Hasnain, Mohammad Osman Khan Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Mohammad Osman Khan, S. Ahmed Jhontu, M. A. Kashem solo
"Ami Mon Diyechhi Pran Diyechhi"
Ehsaas (Urdu) "Ruk Jao, Abhi Mat Jao" Robin Ghosh N/A Ahmad Rushdi
Nimai Sanyasi "Bol Sokhi Bol, Kon Se Kumar Mon Niyechhe Tor" N/A Jahanara Bhuiyan group
1973 Abar Tora Manush Ho "Ek Nodi Rokto Periye" Khan Ataur Rahman Khan Ataur Rahman solo
1974 Bichar "Bolbona Go, Sei Kothati Aar" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Nurul Islam Lal, Fazal-e-Khoda solo
1975 Aponjon "Slamalekum, Keno Eto Deri Holo?" Ali Hossain Gazi Mazharul Anwar Khurshid Alam
Badshah "Cholar Naam Gari Re" Ali Hossain Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Mohammad Moniruzzaman, Kausar Ahmed Khurshid Alam
1977 Kuasha "Bondhu Amay Rekho Shudhu" Azad Rahman Jebunnisa Jamal Mahmudun Nabi
Raater Koli "Mon Jare Kachhe Pete Chay" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1980 Chandralekha "N/A" Ali Hossain Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury, Mohammad Yousuf N/A
Ghuddi "Ghum Ghum Ghum, Chokhe Dey Chum" Lucky Akhand Kausar Ahmed Chaudhury solo
1981 Dena Paona "Duti Ankhi, Duti Tara" Satya Saha Masud Karim solo
1982 Taser Ghor "O Jar Chokh Nai" Alauddin Ali Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1983 Sakkhi "Parina Bhule Jete" [17] Alauddin Ali Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1990 Chhutir Phande "Sagorer Soikote" Anwar Parvez Shahidul Haque Khan solo
1995 Muktir Songram "Ek Nodi Rokto Periye" (part 1) Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul Uttam Akash solo
"Ek Nodi Rokto Periye" (part 2)
"Phooler Kane Bhromor Ese"
2002 Juddhe Jabo "Ek Nodi Rokto Periye" Abid Rony Kabir Bakul, Enayet Karim solo
Unreleased Chumki "Tumi Amay Diyo Upohar" Azad Rahman Mohammad Rafiquzzaman solo

Non-film songs

Year Album Song Composer(s) Songwriter(s) Co-artist(s)
N/A Single "Sagorer Teer Theke" Anwar Parvez solo
N/A Single "Je Chhilo Drishtir Simanay" Alauddin Ali solo
N/A Single "Prothom Bangladesh Amar Shesh Bangladesh" solo
N/A Single "Jibonanondo Hoye Songsare Aajo Ami" Mohammad Shahnewaz Osman Shawkat solo
2021 Old Is Gold 2 "Premer Naam Basona" Satya Saha Mohammad Moniruzzaman Mahmudun Nabi
Old Is Gold 4 "Ami Dhonyo Hoyechhi Ogo Dhonyo" (female) Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
"Phooler Kaane Bhromor Ese" Robin Ghosh Mohammad Moniruzzaman

Songs for television

Year Show Song Composer(s) Songwriter(s) Co-artist(s)
N/A Single "Mayadore Bnadha Poira" Mansur Ahmed Nurul Islam Abdul Alim
N/A Single "Jebhabe Achhi Beche" Alauddin Ali Nuruzzaman Sheikh solo
1978 Bangladesh Television [17] "Prothom Bangladesh Amar Shesh Bangladesh" Alauddin Ali Moniruzzaman Monir solo
N/A Anandamela [17] "Je Chhilo Drishtir Simanay" Alauddin Ali Nazrul Islam Babu solo

Awards

References

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  2. "Citibank pays tribute to Shahnaz Rahmatullah". The Daily Star. 19 January 2008. http://archive.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/citibank-pays-tribute-to-shahnaz-rahmatullah/. 
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  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Very few composers are as lucky as me: Alauddin Ali
  18. "Ferdausi Rahman turns 78 today" (in en). 2020-06-28. https://www.thedailystar.net/arts-entertainment/news/ferdausi-rahman-turns-78-today-1921857. 

External links

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