Adity celebrates two decades in music

Cultural Correspondent | Published at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

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Adity Mohsin performs at Krishibid Institution in Dhaka marking her two-decade music career on Friday. — New Age photo

Eminent Rabindra Sangeet singer Adity Mohsin celebrated her two-decade music career at a solo music show held at the auditorium of Krishibid Institution in Dhaka on Friday.

The programme titled ‘Aroon Alor Anjalee’ commenced with screening of a documentary on Adity Mohsin. It has been directed by coordinator of the celebrations committee Syed Apon Ahsan.

Prime minister’s political adviser HT Imam was present as the chief guest, while Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das and thespian Asaduzzaman Noor were present as special guests at the programme, presided over by president of the celebration committee Ramendu Majumder.

Besides, Bengal Foundation chairman Abul Khair, renowned Nazrul Sangeet singer Sadya Afreen Mallick, thespian Mamunur Rashid and others were present at the programme.

Adity Mohsin entertained the audience rendering popular Tagore songs, patriotic songs and others.

She began the programme rendering a patriotic song O amar desher mati and later performed Tagore songs Ananda dhara bahichhe bhubane, Amar bani amar prane, Kar milon chao birohi, Aaji bijan ghare nishithraate, Kotha hote baje prem o bedona re, Hridoyer ekul okul dukul bhese jay, Aamar shokol dukher prodip jwele, Chokher joler laglo joar and others.

‘I am overwhelmed by the audience turnout at the show. I thank all who have supported me during my two-decade music career. I also thank the organisers and sponsors of today’s programme,’ said Adity Mohsin.

Adity Mohsin started her music career through Bangladesh’s acclaimed music academy Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts. She received a scholarship from the Indian government to study at Visva- Bharati University in Santiniketan. She secured the first position in both Bachelor and Master’s degree final exams. While studying at Santiniketan, Adity Mohsin received training from legendary musicians and singers like Tagore artiste Kanika Banerjee, Nilima Sen and others.

She returned to Bangladesh after completing her master’s degree in Rabindra Sangeet and dedicated her life to music. Besides practicing music, she worked as a Rabindra Sangeet teacher at Chhayanaut for 10 years.