Lyricist Kazi Aziz Ahmed dies

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 16:59, Jan 30,2018

 
 
Kazi Aziz Ahmed

Kazi Aziz Ahmed

Lyricist and screen writer Kazi Aziz Ahmed passed away on Tuesday at his daughter’s house in Sherpur. He was 80.  

The lyricist of popular romantic song Chokh Je Moner Katha Bole, Ahmed had been suffering from old age complications for the last few years.  

He left behind two daughters.

He came to visit his daughter in Sherpur five days ago, said Ahmed’s son-in-law AKM Shahidul Alam.

His body was taken to Dhaka where he would be buried at his family graveyard at Jurain after namaz-e-janaza after asr, Alam said from Sherpur.

Born in 1939, Kazi Aziz Ahmed joined film industry as an assistant director in Obaidul Haque’s film Dui Diganta in 1962.

He penned immensely popular songs like Chokh je Moner Kotha Bole, E Adhar Kokhono Jabena and Dure Sorey Giye. Moreover, he wrote screenplays for films such as Ora Egaro Jon, Je Agune Puri, Chokher Joley and Sangram.

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