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Famous Singers from Bangladesh

List of notable or famous singers from Bangladesh, with bios and photos, including the top singers born in Bangladesh and even some popular singers who immigrated to Bangladesh. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Bengali singers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These singers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known singer from Bangladesh is included when available.

List is made up of many different singers, including Ayub Bachchu and Runa Laila. This historic singers from Bangladesh list can help answer the questions "Who are some Bangladeshi singers of note?" and "Who are the most famous singers from Bangladesh?" These prominent singers of Bangladesh may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Bangladeshi singers.

Use this list of renowned Bangladeshi singers to discover some new singers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page.


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    Abdul Latif is a singer, musician, and lyricist of Bangladesh. He is the writer of songs like Ora Amar Mukher Kotha, Ami dam diye kinechi Bangla. He was the first arranger of an influential song of the Bengali language movement, "Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano". more on Wikipedia
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    • Profession: Singer
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    Altaf Mahmud was a musician, cultural activist, and martyred freedom fighter of the Bangladesh Liberation War. He was also a language activist of the Language Movement and composer of Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano – the famous song written to commemorate the event. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 41 (1930-1971)
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Singer
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Chittagong, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Actor + 2 more
    • Credits: Television, Wrong Number, Gangster
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    Mahbubul Haque Khan, known as Azam Khan, was a Bangladeshi pop singer. He was the lead singer of the rock band Uchcharan, founded in 1972. He was often referred to by the honorific nickname "Pop Guru of Bangladesh". more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 61 (1950-2011)
    • Profession: Singer
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Composer, Singer
    • Credits: Beyond the Circle, On the Wings of Dreams
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    Bhanu Bandyopadhyay (26 August 1920 – 4 March 1983; born as Samyamoy Bandyopadhyay; also known as Bhanu Banerjee) was a Bengali actor. He acted in over 300 movies, in numerous plays and performed frequently on the radio. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 63 (1920-1983)
    • Birthplace: Bikrampur
    • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Sharey Chuattar, Sagina, Chowringhee, Devdas, Sagina Mahato + 19 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Gulshan Thana, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Programmer, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer + 2 more
    • Credits: Eito Prem, Akash Chhoa Bhalobasa, Hridoyer Katha, I Love You, Bindaas + 3 more
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    Haider Hussain is a Bangladeshi singer-songwriter. more on Wikipedia
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    • Profession: Singer
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    Faruq Mahfuz Anam, known by his stage name James is a Bangladeshi singer, guitarist, and composer. He is also referred to as Nagar Baul. He is currently the lead guitarist and vocal of the band Nagar Baul. He has also played back in few songs in Bollywood movies. He is considered as a pioneer of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
    • Profession: Singer
    • Credits: Matir Thikana
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    Kalim Sharafi was a Bangladeshi Rabindra Sangeet singer and cultural luminary. He gave his ideas in several publications regarding politics, culture, and Tagore. He is regarded as one of the best Rabindra Sangeet singers in the subcontinent. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 86 (1924-2010)
    • Birthplace: West Bengal, India
    • Profession: Singer
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    Khan Ataur Rahman was a Bangladeshi film actor, director, producer, screenplay writer, music composer, and singer. He became renowned for his role in the film Jibon Theke Neya. In this film, his rendition of the song "E Khancha Bhangbo Ami Kemon Kore" echoed the national psyche following the Bangladesh ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 69 (1928-1997)
    • Birthplace: Singair Upazila, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Composer, Singer + 1 more
    • Credits: The Day Shall Dawn, Jibon Thekey Neya, Saat Bhai Champa
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    Monica Yunus is an American operatic soprano who has performed with many opera companies and music ensembles. Reviewers from US dailies, The New York Times, the Charleston City Paper and the Palm Beach Daily News have described her voice as "especially winning", "utterly captivating" and "a voice ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Chittagong, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Opera Singer
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    • Profession: Singer
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    Rezwana Choudhury Bannya is a Bangladeshi singer. She is an exponent of Rabindra Sangeet, the songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore. In 2002, Bannya was awarded Ananda Sangeet Puroshkar for being the best female Rabindra Sangeet artist. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Rangpur District, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Singer
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Sylhet, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Playback singer, Singer
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 69 (1906-1975)
    • Birthplace: Comilla, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Singer, Music Director
    • Credits: Taxi Driver, Chupke Chupke, Prem Nagar, Guide, Devdas + 56 more
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    Sabina Yasmin is a Bangladeshi singer who does playback singing for Bengali movies. She has won 12 National Film Awards as Best Female Playback Singer, highest ever in the world, as well as Bangladesh. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Singer
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    Shafin Ahmed

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    Shafin Ahmed is a singer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer
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    Shakila Zafar is a Bangladeshi singer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 53
    • Profession: Singer
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    Shimul Yousuf is a Bangladeshi actress, director and singer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Singer
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