Shouquat Ali Imon

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Shouquat Ali Imon (also known as Saimon; born 1971)[1] is a Bangladeshi music composer. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Music Director for the film Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini (2013) and Best Music Composer for Payer Chhaap [bn] (2022).[2] He also won Babisas Awards for Best Music Director in film Black Money (2015).[3] He served as one of the judges of the television show Black Horse RTV Golden Key – Ebar Tomra Gao.[4] In the 1990s, he was a member of the musical bands Chime and Pentagon.[5]

Shouquat Ali Imon
শওকত আলী ইমন
Born1971 (age 52–53)
Dhaka, East Pakistan, Pakistan
Other namesSaimon
Years active1996-present
(m. 1995; div. 2012)
RelativesAbida Sultana (sister)

Background edit

Imon was born in Dhaka in the then East Pakistan.[6] His father, Abdus Salam, was a writer from Manikganj District.[6]

Career edit

In his early years, Imon served as an assistant of music composer Satya Saha.[7]

Imon debuted his film career through the film Rooti (1996).[8] He performed as a playback singer for a few films under the pseudonym Saimon.[8] He composed music of Akhi Alamgir's debut album, Tomar Chokh (2011) and Tareen Jahan's debut album Akash Debo Kakey (2011).[9][10] The T-20 Cricket World Cup, featuring the Twenty20 format, is an international cricket tournament. Fans passionately cheer on the Bangladesh cricket team, known as the "Tigers." "Char Chokka Maro," a song composed by Shouquat Ali Imon, has become an anthem for the team and its supporters.[11]

Personal life edit

Imon was married to actress Bijori Barkatullah from 1995 to 2012.[12][13][14] Together they have a daughter Urbana Shawkat.[13] Imon has five sisters, Abida Sultana, Rebeka, Rehena, Chitra and Salma (d. 2016), and a brother, Mohammad Ali Shumon.[15][16] Shumon is the founding member of the band Pentagon.[17]

In 2013, Imon then married Jinat Kabir Tithi.[18] In 2014, he was arrested after a blackmail attempt complaint was filed by Tithi.[1][19][20] He later denied the allegations and the case did not result in convictions.[21] The marriage ended in divorce as well.[18]

Imon married his third wife Hridita Reza, a news presenter in a private television channel, on 27 February 2020.[22] On 27 September, Imon was arrested by the police after Reza accused him of physically torturing her in a case.[23]

Works edit

1990s edit

Year Film Notes
1996 Ruti[8]
1998 Andho Ain
Kalo Choshma
1999 Lathi
Moger Mulluk

2000s edit

Year Film Notes
2000 Ami Gunda Ami Ee Mastan
Gunda Number One
Mone Pore Tomake
2001 Bichchu Bahini
Bagher Bachcha
Hridoyer Bandhon
Raja Number One
2002 Billu Mastan
Swami Streer Juddho
2003 Andhokare Chita[24]
Baap Betar Lorai
Baghe Baghe Lorai
Durdhorsho Khuni
Humkir Mukhe
Khuner Porinam
Matir Phul
Noora Pagla
Rangbaz O Police
Shotrur Mokabela
2004 Amader Sontan
Bagher Bachcha
Deewana Mastana
Ek Lutera
Kothin Purush
Teji Purush
Tornado Kamal
2005 Bishakto Chokh
Ora Kara?
2006 Ajker Gorom Khobor
Chor Chor
Heera Amar Naam
2007 Amar Praner Swami
2008 Ek Takar Bou
Amar Jaan Amar Pran composed with Ali Akram Shuvo
Aslam Bhai
2009 Bolbo Kotha Bashor Ghore
Bolona Kobul
Mon Jekhahe Hridoy Sekhane
Mone Boro Koshto
Piritir Agun Jwole Dwigun
Rastar Chhele

2010s edit

Year Film Notes
2010 Chachchu Amar Chachchu
Ora Amake Bhalo Hote Dilona
Mayer Jonno Morte Pari
Pora Jaay Jwoliya Re
Takar Cheye Prem Boro
2011 Bondhu Tumi Shotru Tumi
Hridoy Bhanga Dheu
Koti Takar Prem
Priya Amar Jaan
2012 Bhalobashar Rong
Don No. 1
Ek Mon Ek Pran
Most Welcome
Se Amar Mon Kereche
The Speed
2013 Anya Rokom Bhalobasha
Bhalobasha Zindabad
Ki Prem Dekhaila
Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini Winner: Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Music Direction
Nishwartha Bhalobasha
Tobuo Bhalobashi
2014 I Don't Care
Desha – The Leader
Hero: The Superstar
Lobhe Paap Paape Mrityu
Love Station
Olpo Olpo Premer Golpo
Prem Korbo Tomar Sathe
Shopno Je Tui
Tomake Bhalobashtei Hobe
2015 Aashiqui
Action Jasmine
Agnee 2
Big Brother
Black Money
Gangster Returns[33]
Love Marriage
Missed Call
2016 Baje Chhele: The Loafer


Onek Daame Kena
Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini 2
2017 Ohongkar
Dhat Teri Ki
Je Golpe Bhalobasha Nei
Mastan O Police
2018 Ekti Cinemar Golpo Runa Laila composed the background score
Megh Kanya (2018)[32]

2020s edit

Year Film Notes
2020 Bir
2021 Pagoler Moto Bhalobashi
2022 Jolchhap
Mon Debo Mon Nebo upcoming

Lyrics edit

Year Drama Notes
2012 Bhalobashar Rong
Don No. 1
2013 Bhalobasha Zindabad
2014 Olpo Olpo Premer Golpo

Background score only edit

Year Film Composer Notes
2008 Tomake Bou Banabo himself
2011 Koti Takar Prem himself
2012 Se Amar Mon Kereche himself
2013 Ki Prem Dekhaila himself
2015 The Story of Samara

Judge edit

Name of the show Role TV Channel Year Notes
RTV Black Horse : Golden Key Judge RTV 2008
Banglar Gayen Judge RTV 2020 [35]
Banglar Gaan : Season 1 Judge RTV 2021
Young Star Judge RTV 2021 [36]
Banglar Gaan (USA) Judge RTV 2022
Banglar Gaan : Season 2 Judge RTV 2022

Awards edit

S/N Name of Award / Honour Years Category For the Movie / Work Note
01 Bangladesh National Film Awards 2013 Best Music Director Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini Won[37]
02 Babisas Award 2015 Black Money Won[3]
03 RTV Music Award 2020 Best Music Director Won[38][39]
04 Bangladesh National Film Awards 2022 Best Music Composer Payer Chhaap Won

References edit

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