Music composer Ali Hossain dies

Staff Correspondent | Published: 18:49, Feb 17,2021 | Updated: 22:54, Feb 17,2021


Ali Hossain

National Film Award-winning music director and renowned music composer Ali Hossain died in the early hours on Wednesday at a hospital in Boston in the United States.

Acclaimed music director and composer Sheikh Sadi Khan confirmed the news to New Age.

He said that Ali Hossain had been suffering from various health complexities for the last few years.

‘Ali went to the United States for better treatment as his son is living there. His body would not be brought back to Bangladesh for burial,’ said Sheikh Sadi Khan.

Ali Hossain was born on March 23, 1940. He composed many timeless songs namely Halud bato mendi bato, Osru diye lekha e gaan, E akashke sakshi rekhe e batas ke sakshi rekhe, Ke tumi ele go

amar e jibane, O duti nayane swapane chayne nijere je bhule jay tulona khunje nqa pay,  Arey o praner raja tumi je amar and others.

He also composed Urdu songs for the films namely Chhote Saheb, Daag, Anari, Coolie and many others.

He won the National Film Award as the best music director for Kamal Ahmed-directed film Byathar Dan.


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