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Famous Bands from Bangladesh

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List famous Bangladeshi bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Bangladesh come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Bangladeshi bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Bangladesh. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Bangladeshi musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different bands, including Runa Laila and Hason Raja.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Bangladesh?" and "Which bands are popular in Bangladesh?"



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    Ayub Bachchu AB is a Legendary Bangladeshi musician,singer,lyricist,Composer, best known as a founding member and the leader of the rock band LRB.more

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    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Soft rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, + more
    • Albums: Bhatir Gaane, Matir Taane, Wrong Number, Best of Ayub Bacchu
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
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    S.D. Burman
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    Sachin Dev Burman was an Indian music composer. He was one of the most well-renowned Bollywood film music composers. S D Burman composed music for over 100 movies, including Hindi and Bengali films. Apart from being a versatile composer, he also sang songs in light semi classical and folk style of ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Film score
    • Albums: Guide / Jewel Thief, Barood, Anuraag, House No. 44, Jewel Thief, + more
    • Nationality: India
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    Ali Akbar Khan, often referred to as Khansahib or by the title Ustad, was a Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod. Khan was instrumental in popularising Indian classical music in the West, both as a performer, and as a teacher. He established ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Indian classical music, North Indian Classical, Film score, Hindustani classical music
    • Albums: Legacy, The Great Heritage - Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Journey, Passing on the Tradition, Music of India, + more
    • Nationality: Bangladesh, India, United States of America
    • Career Began: Comilla, Bangladesh
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    Kazi Nazrul Islam
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    Kazi Nazrul Islam is the national poet of Bangladesh. He was also a Bengali polymath, poet, writer, musician and revolutionary. Popularly known as Nazrul, his poetry and music espoused Indo-Islamic renaissance and intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Nazrul's impassioned activism ...more

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    • Nationality: Bangladesh, India, British Raj
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    Pannalal Ghosh
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    Pannalal Ghosh, also known as Amal-Jyoti Ghosh, was a Bengali Indian flute player and composer. He was a disciple of Allauddin Khan, and is credited with giving the flute its status in Hindustani classical music.more

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    • Genres (Music): Film score, Hindustani classical music
    • Nationality: Bangladesh, India
    • Career Began: Kolkata, India
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    Alamgir is a versatile singer born in India and is one of the pioneers of the Urdu pop music in Pakistan. His style of singing is inspired by playback singer Ahmed Rushdi. In April 2013, Alamgir joined Meesha Shafi, String, Ali Azmat and Shahzad Hasan as a judge on the immensely popular singing talent ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Pop music
    • Albums: Qarar, Superstar, Aaina, Hum Sab Ka Pakistan, Best of Alamgir Vol 1, + more
    • Nationality: Bangladesh, Pakistan
    • Career Began: Karachi, Pakistan
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    Allauddin Khan was a Bengali shorodi and multi-instrumentalist, composer and one of the most renowned music teachers of the 20th century in Indian classical music. In 1935, he toured Europe, along with Uday Shankar's ballet troupe, and later also worked at his institute, 'Uday Shankar India Culture ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Hindustani classical music
    • Albums: Allauddin Khan Saheb Volume 1
    • Nationality: Bangladesh, India
    • Career Began: Bengal, India
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    Bari Siddiqui
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    Bari Siddiqui is a Bangladeshi singer is a song writer, flutist and folk musician of Bangladesh. He got his lesson on folk and classical music from Gopal Dutta and Ustad Aminur Rahman. He started his musical career in 1981 and got fame singing in the film Sharbon Megher Din in 2000. He was the only ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Folk music, Classical music, Hindustani classical music
    • Nationality: Bangladesh, India
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    Habib
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    Habib Wahid, better known as Habib, is a Bangladeshi composer and musician. He is notable for his fusion of traditional Bengali folk music with contemporary techno and urban beats. His music is mainly influenced by British Bangladeshis, while he was living there as a student. He takes folk music and ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Fusion, Pop music, Folk music, Film score, Techno
    • Albums: Krishno, Akash Chhoa Bhalobasa, Ahoban, Shono!, Panjabiwala, + more
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Labels: Laser Vision
    • Career Began: Dhaka, Bangladesh
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    Lalon, also known as Lalon Sain, Lalon Shah, or Lalon Fakir, was a Bengali Baul saint, mystic, songwriter, social reformer and thinker. In Bengali culture he has become an icon of religious tolerance whose songs inspired and influenced many poets and social and religious thinkers including Rabindranath ...more

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    • Nationality: Bangladesh, India
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    Anil Krishna Biswas was an Indian film music composer from 1935 to 1965, who apart from being one of pioneers of playback singing, is also credited for the first Indian orchestra of twelve pieces and introducing orchestral music and full-blooded choral effects, into Indian cinema. A master in western ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Film score
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
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    • Albums: Tunes Of Heaven
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Labels: Cotheeka Music
    • Career Began: Bangladesh
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    Runa Laila is a Bangladeshi singer, widely regarded as one of the most popular singers in South Asia. She made a pair with singer Ahmed Rushdi after replacing Mala. She also has done playbacks for movies in Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani film industries during late 60s, 70s, and the early 80's. Her ...more

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    • Genres (Music): Ghazal, Fusion, Pop music
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Career Began: Bangladesh
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    Shubhashish Mazumder Bappa mostly known as Bappa Mazumder is a singer from Bangladesh, lyricist and Music Composer. Bappa is famous for his Bengali romantic compositions, some of which have been performed with his band, Dalchhut. He is a son of a music couple, the classical maestro Ustad Barin Mazumder ...more

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    • Albums: Baddho Duar, Din Bari Jaay
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Career Began: Bangladesh
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    Hason Raja
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    Hason Raja, Bengali: হাসন রাজা, was a Bengali poet, mystic philosopher and songwriter from Sylhet, Bangladesh. He gained international recognition few years after his death, when Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore, mentioned him in his lectures at Oxford University. Tagore said, “ We realise it through ...more

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    • Nationality: Bangladesh
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    Nilufar Yasmin

    Nilufar Yasmin was a Bangladeshi singer. She was the fourth of five 'Yasmin' sisters of Bangladesh music. The four others are: Farida Yasmin, Fauzia Yasmin, Nazma Yasmin, and Sabina Yasmin.more

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    • Nationality: Bangladesh
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    Suzana Ansar
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    Suzana Ansar is an English singer, actress and television presenter of Bangladeshi descent.more

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    • Genres (Music): Qawwali, Fusion, Indian pop, Folk music, Thumri, + more
    • Albums: Suzana Ansar with Khansar
    • Nationality: Bangladesh, England
    • Career Began: Woodford Green, United Kingdom
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    Salma Akhter

    Salma Akhter
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    Salma Akhter is a Bangladeshi singer.more

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    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Career Began: Kushtia District, Bangladesh
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    Badal Roy

    Badal Roy is a Bangladeshi tabla player, percussionist, and recording artist known for his work in jazz, world music, and experimental music. He was born in Comilla, East Bengal, British India in 1945.more

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    • Albums: One in the Pocket
    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Career Began: Comilla, Bangladesh
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    Pritom Ahmed

    Pritom Ahmed, is a young Bangladeshi singer, songwriter, and music composer. In Bangladesh he is the only singer with nine solo albums of his own composition. His music focuses on religious equality, class stratification, contemporary urban life, socio-economic, political domination, 2013 Shahbag ...more

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    • Nationality: Bangladesh
    • Labels: Laser Vision
    • Career Began: Dhaka District, Bangladesh
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