Friday, June 17, 2011
Pop Star Azam Khan – Respectable, Salute and Guru Azam Khan Are No More!
Bangladeshi's hurt one of the legendary pop singers Azam Khan has died at the combined Military Hospital (CMH) yesterday morning after a long battle against cancer. He was 61. He left behind two daughters, one son, many relatives, well-wishers, friends, colleagues and followers. He was shifted to the CMH in Dhaka Cantonment from Square Hospital on June 1 as his condition deteriorated. Pop singerAzam Khan's full name is Mahbubul Haque Khan. He was born in Azimpur Colony in the city on February 28 in 1950. He passed SSC from Siddheswari High school in 1968. He passed HSC from T&T College in Commerce group in 1970. After Liberation war he did not completed his higher study. His father built up a house in the city's Kamalapur area in 1956. He stayed there till his last. He married on February 14, 1881. He was the pioneer in the Bangla pop music launching and founded a band called 'Uchcharon' with a literal meaning of 'Enunciation' in the early 1970′s. He is honoured as 'Guru of Pop Music in Bangladesh'. Azam Khan was a renowned freedom-fighter who fought against the Pakistani army in the Liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. After the war, he introduced an energetic brand of music. he was engaged in the Mass Revolution of 1969. During that time he was an active member of Kranti Shilpi Gosthi and rendered mass songs to raise voice against the then ruling power. In 1971, he went to Agartala to take part in the Liberation war. He took part in the war when he was 21 years old. He first took part in Salda war in Comilla. Then he was sent back to Agartala. Then he again took part guerrilla war in Dhaka zone. His first concert in television was broadcast in 1972 in Bangladesh Television (BTV). He had 16 solo albums and more than 25 mixed and band albums. he also gave vocal for the playback track. Recently he took part in two television commercials. From 1991 to 2000 he played cricket for Gopibagh Friends Club. His performed only movie was 'Godfather'. He lastly performed television programme was a musical program, which was produced by Khalid Mahmud Mithu and was aired on channel I last year's Eid-Ul-Fitr festival. Azam Khan's popular tunes include "Ore Saleka, Ore Maleka", "jibone Kichu Pabona re", "Ami Jare Chaire", "Ashi Ashi Bole Tumi", "Obhimani", "Rail Liner Bostite…", "Hey Allah Hey Allah Re", "and others most famous songs by others.
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