I want to try my hand at film music direction

Fahmida Nabi tells New Age

Tanzil Rahaman | Published: 00:00, Jan 04,2019 | Updated: 17:57, Jan 10,2019

 
 
Fahimda Nabi

Fahimda Nabi

National Award winning playback singer Fahimda Nabi wants to try her hand at music direction for the silver screen.
While taking to New Age, the singer expressed her observation about the film and music industry and her desire to work as a film music director.
‘Though the film industry is suffering from certain setbacks and hiccups, I think we get a number of quality films every year. But most of the films, even the good ones, do not pay much attention to music,’ said a concerned Fahmida.
‘In yesteryears, film directors were more concerned about film music trying to hire the best lyricists, composers and singers for playbacks which were often the attractions of a film. The trend has declined sharply,’ worried Fahmida.
‘I have rendered playbacks for many films and been awarded too. I think I have a working understanding of the film industry, especially of playbacks and hope that I will do well as a music director’, Nabi added.
Nabi won the National Film Award in the best female playback singer category in 2007 for her song Lukochuri lukochuri galpo in Bengali Film Aha.
Recently, the singer is busy composing patriotic songs for an album titled Jibaner Joyogaan.
‘I have completed composing 11 songs and am working on four more songs for the album’, shared Nabi.
Eminent singers including Rafiqul Alam, Bappa Mazumder, Samina Chowdhury, Pintu Ghosh, Reshmi, Rituraj, Elita, Tashfi, Sukonna and Fahmida herself have lent their voices to the songs.

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