Sayeem popularly known as Sayeem Rana (born 1 March 1975) is a Bangladeshi singer, composer, music director, poet and professor. His full name is Md. Ziaur Rahman (Sayeem Rana).[1] He won Bangladesh National Film Awards in best music director category for the film Nekabborer Mohaproyan in 2014.[2] and Prothom Alo Best Book Award 1416. He is the assistant professor at the Department of Music of Dhaka University.[3][4][5][6][7]

Sayeem Rana
Born
Sayeem Rana

(1975-03-01) 1 March 1975 (age 48)
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materDhaka University
Occupation(s)singer, songwriter, composer, music director, painter, poet and professor
Notable workNekabborer Mohaproyan (music director)
AwardsNational Film Awards (2014) and Prothom Alo Best Book Award (1416)

Early life edit

Rana was born on 1 March 1975 at the village of Jugia Dargah Para in Kushtia District of Bangladesh to Abdus Sobhan and Amina Khatun.[1] He graduated in June 1996 and obtained his post-graduate degree in January 1997 in Islamic studies from Dhaka University.[1] In January 2009, he earned his PhD degree on the title Mass Music of Bangladesh: Subject and Tune Variation from the same university in the department of theatre and music.[1]

Career edit

Rana joined the Department of Film and Media of Stamford University Bangladesh as a part-time lecturer in 2010.[1] In 2015, he joined University of Dhaka as a lecturer at the Department of Music under the Faculty of Arts.[1] In 2015, Rana launched a book titled "Traditional Musical Instruments".[8]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Profile of Dr. Md. Ziaur Rahman (Sayeem Rana)". www.du.ac.bd. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. ^ "29 artistes get Nat'l Film Award 2014". The Daily Star. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Campus corner". The Independent. Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  4. ^ "আন্তর্জাতিক থাই আর্ট ক্যাম্পে সাইম রানা ও তার দল". Jago News24 (in Bengali). Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  5. ^ "থাই আর্ট ক্যাম্পে সাইম রানা". Daily Janakantha (in Bengali). Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  6. ^ "সাইম রানার মিউজিক অব দ্য রিভার ইন গ্রেট ডেল্টা". Daily Inqilab (in Bengali). Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  7. ^ "জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কারে নেকাব্বর ও দেশার জয়জয়কার". Bangla News24 (in Bengali). Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  8. ^ Staff Correspondent (28 May 2015). "Dr. Sayeem Rana's book on traditional musical instruments launched". The Daily Star. Retrieved 24 June 2023.

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