Chandana Mazumdar

Chandana Mazumdar is a Bangladeshi folk singer of the Lalon Geeti genre.[1] She won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her performance in the film Monpura (2009).[2]

Chandana Mazumdar
চন্দনা মজুমদার
BornKumarkhali, Kushtia District
GenresFolk
Occupation(s)Playback singer
Instrument(s)vocals

Early life and careerEdit

Mazumdar was born in Kumarkhali in Kushtia District to Nirmal Chandra Majumdar.[3][4] She first took lessons from her father and later from the Nazrul singer Yakub Ali Khan and the Lalon singer Moksed Ali Shai.[3]

Mazumdar was employed as a singer with Bangladesh Television in 1979 and Bangladesh Betar in 1980.[3]

Mazumdar sang a song for the unreleased film Felani in 2013.[5]

DiscographyEdit

  • Bosonto Batashe[6]
  • Tomar Aupar Neeley[7]
  • Chokh Gelo Pakhi Re[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Mazumdar has been married to the folk singer Kiron Chandra Roy since 1979.[3] Together they have a daughter.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orchi Oindrila (2015-03-06). লালনগীতির শিল্পী চন্দনা মজুমদার. BBC News বাংলা (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-01-06.
  2. ^ জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার প্রাপ্তদের নামের তালিকা (১৯৭৫-২০১২) [List of the winners of National Film Awards (1975-2012)] (in Bengali). Bangladesh Film Development Corporation. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e "A lifelong tryst with folk songs". The Daily Star. 2010-09-16. Retrieved 2020-01-06.
  4. ^ "Chandana Majumdar". The Daily Star. 2019-03-16. Retrieved 2020-01-06.
  5. ^ ফেলানীর জন্য গাইলেন চন্দনা মজুমদার. Banglanews24.com (in Bengali).
  6. ^ নতুন বছরে চন্দনার অ্যালবাম. Jaijaidin (in Bengali).
    - কিরণ-চন্দনার দুটি একক অ্যালবাম. Manobkantha (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 2016-07-30. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
  7. ^ কিরণ চন্দ্র রায় এবং চন্দনা মজুমদারের নতুন অ্যালবাম. BanglaNews24.com (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 2016-11-27. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
    - "Tomar Aupar Neeley: Chandana Majumdar does justice to Lalon's songs". The Daily Star. 2012-08-11. Retrieved 2019-12-25.
  8. ^ বিজয় সরকার স্মরণে চন্দনা. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali).

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