Apel Mahmood

Apel Mahmood is a Bangladeshi singer and freedom fighter.[1] He is one of the performers of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971 and best known for the song "Mora Ekti Phulke Bachabo Bole Juddho Kori".[2][3] He was awarded an Ekushey Padak, Bangladesh's second highest civilian award, in 2005 by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution in music.[4]

Apel Mahmood
Abu Sattar Mohammad Shah Zaman

(1947-12-22) December 22, 1947 (age 73)
Known forSinger of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra
AwardsEkushey Padak (2005)

Early lifeEdit

Mahmood was born on 22 December 1947 in what is now Daudkandi Upazila, Comilla District, Bangladesh, to MA Rahman and Amina Rahman.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "I will live in my songs: Apel Mahmood". New Age. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  2. ^ "The Songs of Liberation". BBC Asian Network - Asian Network Reports. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Songs that won the war". Dhaka Tribune. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  4. ^ "14 to get Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. UNB. Retrieved 23 January 2019.