Momtaz releases music video on Old Dhaka

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 17:44, Jun 10,2018 | Updated: 21:05, Jun 10,2018

 
 
Momtaz Begum

Momtaz Begum speaks during the interview.— Snigdha Zaman

Folk music queen Momtaz, who got popularity rendering songs on common people’s life and emotion, is going to release a music video narrating lifestyle of the Old Dhaka in the upcoming Eid.
The song titled ‘Baper Boro Pola’, a duet with Belal Khan, will feature youths of the Old Dhaka.
The music video of the song, penned and composed respectively by Someswar Oli and Belal Khan, will be released on the YouTube Channel of Max Bag Entertainment on the Eid eve.
‘The music lovers will find the song entertaining. The song depicts lifestyle of an eldest son of a family living in Old Dhaka’, Momtaz told New Age in an
interview.
‘A few days ago I released another video of a song titled “Mon Gari” under the banner of Multisourcing Ltd,’ she said.
Her music video Local Bus, released in 2016, got huge popularity.
Momtaz said she will be seen in BTV’s regular Eid programme Ananda Mela, which will be aired on the night of Eid Day. Besides, she will also perform in some programmes aired on Ekushey TV and Bangla Vision.
The veteran singer has recently lent her voice along with six other local singers to a music video on 2018 FIFA World Cup titled ‘Jitbe Football’.
The song has been written and tuned respectively by Mehedi Ansari and Shuvo. Emon Chowdhury did the music arrangement for the song.
‘I hope the song will be a treat for football lovers,’ Momtaz told New Age.
When asked how royalty payments for singers and writers of songs released on YouTube or other online platforms can be ensured, Momtaz said, ‘This issue should be brought under intellectual property rights.’
‘Our government tried to make a law addressing intellectual property rights, but stopped for unknown reasons,’ added the singer.
Momtaz, a member of Jatiya Sangsad since 2009, is currently busy performing at different political programmes. The singer had to cancel some of her recent shows abroad as she is busy with politics.
Popular for her songs with unconventional lyrics, Momtaz first learned music from her father Modhu Boyati and took lessons under the tutelage of Matal Razzak Dewan and Abddur Rashid Sorkar. Till now she has recorded more than 700 albums. 

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