Khurshid Alam

Khurshid Alam (born 1944 or 1945)[1] is a Bangladeshi playback singer.[2] His notable songs include Chumki Choleche Eka Pothe, Bondi Pakhir Moto, Maa Go Maa, Miss Lanka, Ajke Na Hoi Bhalobasho, Dheere Dheere Chol Ghora, Chupi Chupi Bolo Keu Jeney Jabe and Jodi Bou Shajo Go. His career has spanned more than four decades, in which he sang over 300 songs. He was conferred the Ekushey Padak from the Government of Bangladesh in 2018 and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Channel i Music Awards (2017) for his to Bangladeshi film music.[3][4]

Khurshid Alam
খুরশিদ আলম
Born1944/1945 (age 77–78)[1]
Old Dhaka, Bengal Presidency, British India
Genresvocals
Occupation(s)Playback singer

Early lifeEdit

Alam originated from Joypurhat District.[5] He was born in Old Dhaka.[2] His uncle, Abu Haider Sazedur Rahman, was a lyricist.[2] At the 1961-62 Education Week in the then East Pakistan, Alam had won the first prize in Rabindra Sangeet.[2]

CareerEdit

As of 2014, Alam sang over 300 playback songs under the guidance of the composers including Subal Das, Ali Hossain, Azad Rahman, Alauddin Ali, Alam Khan, Robin Ghosh and Satya Shaha.[2]

Alam debuted in playback singing for the film Agantuk in 1969.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Films

Film songs[6]Edit

Year Film Song Composer(s) Songwriter(s) Co-artist(s)
1972 Chhondo Hariye Gelo "I Fall In Love" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Hafiz
Manusher Mon "Chhobi Jeno Shudhu Chhobi Noy" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Nijere Haraye Khuji "Je Chithi Likhechho" Karim Shahabuddin solo
Osru Diye Lekha "Aaj Mon Rakha Holo Daay" Ali Hossain Mohammad Moniruzzaman solo
1974 Jighangsa "Pakhir Basar Moto Duti Chokh" Monsur Ahmed Dewan Nazrul Runa Laila
Ke Asol Ke Nokol "Anamika Modhumita Naam Bolona" Mansur Ahmed Masud Karim solo
1975 Abhagi "Holi Niye Elo Bosonto" Subal Das Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Moniruzzaman Monir, M A Malek Runa Laila
"Maiya Purush Duniyay" Sabina Yasmin
Dui Rajkumar "Are Re Re Chor" Mansur Ahmed Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
"O Amar Putli"
"Tumi Jeona Jeona Chole"
Jibon Niye Jua "Haare Matia Amar Naam" Ali Hossain Kazi Abu Zafar Siddiqui Sabina Yasmin
Mastan "Bhalobasha Peye Ami Jibon Pelam" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Sabina Yasmin
1976 Agun "London Giyechilam" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Bashir Ahmed, Sabina Yasmin
"Munna Amar Lokkhi Sona" Runa Laila
Bahadur "Ki Jadu Achhe Tomar O Duchokhe" Mansur Ali Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
Ek Mutho Bhat "Oto Ruper Gorob Koris Na" Alam Khan Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
Mayar Badhon "Tomar Naame Shopoth Nilam" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury solo
Sheyana "Na Na Ekhon Noy" Golam Hossain Ladu Mazharul Islam Sabina Yasmin
1977 Anubhab "Ore Roshik Naiya" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar, M. N. Akhtar Sabina Yasmin
"Duniya Banaiya Allah"
Dost Dushmon "Bijoynogor Grame" Alam Khan Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
"Dost Amra Dujone"
"Chumki Cholechhe Eka Pothe" solo
Jadur Bashi "Jekhane Bagher Bhoy" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Sabina Yasmin
Nishaan "Chupi Chupi Bolo" Mansur Ahmed Dewan Nazrul Runa Laila
Ononto Prem "O Chokhe Chokh Poreche Jokhoni" Azad Rahman Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
1978 Agnishikha "Jonmo Dilei Ma Hoyna" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin, Khondokar Faruk Ahmed
Ashami Hajir "Prem Nagar Premik Ami" Sheikh Sadi Khan Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
"O Hashu Re Dili Faaki Re" solo
Raj Dulari "Prem Korecho Tumi" Alam Khan M A Malek Runa Laila
Tufan "Heerar Cheye Dami" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Runa Laila
1979 Anurag [7] "Koto Bhalo Lage Ei Din" Subal Das Syed Abdul Hadi, Sabina Yasmin
Aradhona "Tumi Bole Dakle" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Barood "Hey Hey Tumi Shono Shono" Alam Khan Dewan Nazrul Runa Laila
"O My Darling, O My Sweetheart" solo
"O Ronnie Ronnie, Holo Janajaani" Sabina Yasmin
Jinjir "Sumon Rajon Mohon" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Konna Bodol "Eso Eso Aaj Bhab Kori" Alam Khan Mukul Chowdhury Runa Laila
Rajbondi "Lajer Ghomta Diye Ki Hobe" Azad Rahman Hasan Fokri Sabina Yasmin
Shahjada "Pordeshi Ek Shikari" Mansur Ahmed Delwar Jahan Jhontu Sabina Yasmin
Shohor Theke Dure "Mon Deya Mon Neya Khela" Subal Das Mohammad Shahedur Rahman Runa Laila
Sonar Horin "Moner Oi Ghorite Barota Baje Re" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Runa Laila
The Father "Aay Khuku Aay" Azad Rahman Hasan Fakhri solo
Waada "Jodi Bou Saajo Go" Subal Das Masud Karim Runa Laila
1980 Abhijog "Bhola Bhala Lokta Je" Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
Akheri Nishan "Bondhu Amar Mathar Beni" Subal Das M A Malek Runa Laila
Amir Fokir "Amake Dekho Amake Cheno" Ali Hossain Masud Karim Runa Laila
Baghdad Er Chor "Nil Akasher Niche" Mansur Ahmed Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
Mokabela "Ami Boro Jhaal" Anwar Parvez Sabina Yasmin
Pratigya "Banda Tulechhe Du Haat" (female) Alam Khan Mukul Chowdhury Anjuman Ara Begum, Sabina Yasmin
Rajnondini "Tumi Amar Chondro Surjo" Subal Das M. A. Malek Sabina Yasmin
Shesh Uttar N/A Robin Ghosh Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury solo
Taj O Talwar "Chand Bodoni Konna Ami" Monsur Ahmed Masud Karim Shammi Akter
1981 Aladin Alibaba Sindbad "Tomari Preme Amar Jaan Kurban" Alam Khan Mazharul Anwar Runa Laila
Jibon Nouka "O Re O Jaan Re" Alam Khan Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
Jhumka "Khobor Achhe Gorom Gorom" Alauddin Ali Gazi Mazharul Anwar Runa Laila
Nobabjadi "Pichhla Machhli Ami" Azad Rahman Gazi Mazharul Anwar Runa Laila
"Dekho Dekho Amay Dekho"
"De De Poriye De Reshmi Payel"
"Ei Mishti Hashir Dam Koto" solo
Ongshidar "Mama Bhaigna Jekhane" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Subir Nandi
Sakkhi "Mittha Sakkhir Dorkar Hole" Alauddin Ali Gazi Mazharul Anwar Syed Abdul Hadi
Shahjadi Gulbahar "O Priyotoma" Mansur Ahmed Masud Karim Sabina Yasmin
Sultana Daku "Ruper Agune Pure Hoilam Diwana" Subal Das Masud Karim Runa Laila
1982 Al Helal "Apon Moner Badshah Ami" Anwar Parvez Delwar Jahan Jhontu Sabina Yasmin
Chand Suruj "He Tumi Amar Jibon" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Sabina Yasmin
Modhu Maloti "Shoni Gele Robi Gele" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
Natbou "Hadudu Du Du" Alam Khan Mukul Chowdhury, Md. Shahed Ali Majnu Runa Laila
Saudagor "Janina Obujh Mon" Subal Das Moniruzzaman Monir Sabina Yasmin
Shanai "Etodin Por Bujhi Khulechhe Borat" Alam Khan Moniruzzaman Monir solo
Sohag Milon "Ami Nachbo Tumi Dafli Bajao" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
"O Amar Moyna" Runa Laila
1983 Abe Hayat "Chakbum Chakbum" Runa Laila
Jhumur "Premero Chhotto Ekti Ghor" Subal Das Masud Karim Runa Laila
Julie "Julie Ki Kore Boli" Robin Ghosh Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury solo
Lalu Bhulu "Tomra Jara Aaj Amader" Subal Das Masud Karim solo
"Dosti Jodi Chao"
1984 Abhijan "Sei Din Elo" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Dweep Konna "O Maiya Bhindeshi" Azad Rahman solo
1985 Miss Lanka E Hridoy Hoyechhe Awara" M Ashraf Jamal Hossain Ladu and Golam Hossain Ladu solo
"Churi Korechho Amar Monta" (male)
"Churi Korechho Amar Monta" (duet) Sabina Yasmin
Nokol Shahzada "Ami Rajar Raja" Subal Das M A Malek solo
1986 Bishkonnar Prem "Bheja Bheja Ongo" Subal Das Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury Runa Laila
"Gorom Gorom Monta Amar"
Dhaka 86 "Ekti Chele Ar Ekti Meye" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
"Prem Prem Rong Aha" Runa Laila
Nag Mohol "Tomar Kachhe Ele" Delwar Jahan Jhontu Alamgir Kabir Shammi Akter
"Tumi Amar Moner Raja" Sabina Yasmin
"Ami Lengur Chhara Ghora" solo
1987 Bhagyoboti "Premer Gari Taratari Chole" Sheikh Sadi Khan Runa Laila
Sondhi "Kokila Kalo Bole" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Runa Laila
1989 Beder Meye Jyotsna "Ore Tara Tui Dili Dhora" Abu Taher Tojamel Haque Bakul Runa Laila
Bidhata "Eito Somoy Bhalobashar" Alauddin Ali Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
Jinner Badshah "Dekho Dekho Gramobashi" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
"Joma Khoroch Thik Nei"
"Jore Jore Cholre Lalu"
"Shono Shono He Deshobashi"
"Kajol Kajol Meyeti" Sabina Yasmin
Ram Rahim John "Bondhu Amar Mishuk Chalay" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Runa Laila
"Ram Rahim John" solo
Shorto "Khokara Khukira" Alauddin Ali Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
"Lag Bhelki Lag" Sabina Yasmin
1990 Jobanbondi "Khushir Nodi Borshakal" Golam Hossain Ladu Runa Laila
1991 Beder Meye Jyotsna "Ore Tara Tui Dili Dhora" Abu Taher Tojamel Haque Bakul Runa Laila
Moroner Pore "Prithibi To Dui Diner Basa" Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul Mohammed Rafiquzzaman Sabina Yasmin
"Lukochuri Khelate Sei Hobe Chor" Sabina Yasmin, Abida Sultana
1992 Andho Biswas "Nebona Chokher Joler Daam" Subal Das Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Khoshnur Alamgir solo
"Takar Ei Prithibite" Sabina Yasmin, Andrew Kishore
Ghor Bhanga Songsar "Koto Shopne Chhawa Ei Ghor" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
1993 Banglar Bodhu "Ke Syi Hoye Ghore Dhoke" Alam Khan Moniruzzaman Monir Andrew Kishore, Sabina Yasmin
"Tumi Ami Dujon Jadur Baksho" Baby Naznin
Goriber Songsar "Tui Jaaner Amar Moyna Pakhi Ti" Anwar Jahan Jhontu Delwar Jahan Nantu Baby Naznin
1998 Dui Rongbaz "Dushmon Dushmon, Emoni Dushmon" Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul, Alauddin Ali Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul, Gazi Mazharul Anwar, Amir Siraji Andrew Kishore
Tejjo Putro "Biyer Saaje Sajlo Bor Konna" Ali Hossain Mohammad Moniruzzaman Dolly Sayontoni
2008 Koti Takar Fokir "Dhuli Deke Dhake Nake" Emon Saha Kabir Bakul Komol, Dinat Jahan Munni
N/A Gaddar "Eito Prem Shuru Holo Alam Khan Dewan Nazrul Sabina Yasmin
N/A Shahi Dorbar "Shonogo Monero Mita Anwar Parvez Delwar Jahan Jhontu Runa Laila
"Chirodin Rekho Pashe" Sabina Yasmin
N/A Chhoto Maa "Banda Tulechhe Du Haat" (duet) Alam Khan Mukul Chowdhury Anjuman Ara Begum, Sabina Yasmin, Mohammad Ali Siddiqui
N/A N/A "Aaj Amader Boro Khushir Din" Azad Rahman Kabita
N/A Rotonmala "O Poran Bondhure" Anwar Parvez Masud Karim Runa Laila

AwardsEdit

  • Ekushey Padak (2018)[3]
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Channel i Music Awards (2017)[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Singer Khurshid Alam hurt in road accident". The Daily Star. 2019-03-31. Retrieved 2019-04-02.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Musings with Khurshid Alam". The Daily Star. 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  3. ^ a b "21 named for Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 2018-02-09. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  4. ^ a b "Khurshid Alam awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at 12th Channel i music awards". The Independent. Dhaka. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Famous Person - Joypurhat District". Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  6. ^ "Khurshid Alam songs in Bengali". Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  7. ^ Anurag (1979) movie songs


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