Shafi Mondol, Shafiq Tuhin pair up for folk fiction | 2019-06-01

Shafi Mondol, Shafiq Tuhin pair up for folk fiction

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1st June, 2019 09:05:50 printer

Shafi Mondol, Shafiq Tuhin pair up for folk fiction

Popular singer and music director Shafiq Tuhin has teamed up with seasoned Lalon singer Baul Shafi Mondol for a folk fiction.

The song is written by Boiragi Bokul and composed by Shafiq Tuhin himself. Amzad Hossain has arranged the music for the song.

A variety of musical instruments like Ektara, Banjo and Saxophone have been used in this track.

Meanwhile, an absolute music video has been made by One More Zero Group. Gaan Bangla will release this song on their TV and YouTube channel very soon.

Shofi Mandal is a seasoned Lalon singer and teacher. He was born on December 13, 1953 at Daulatpur, Kushtia. His father, the late Maolana Ahad Ali Mandal, was a fourth generation (according to the ‘guru-shishya’ tradition) disciple of Fakir Lalon Shai. Shofi Mandal’s initiation in music happened at the age of eight.

On the other hand, Shafiq Tuhin is a Bangladeshi lyricist, music director and singer. He earned the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Lyrics for the song Choto Choto Golpo in the film Projapoti (2011) and Citycell-Channel-I Music Award in 2006, 2011 and 2013.

Tuhin started writing lyrics in 1995. His first written song was sung by singer Shakila Zafar. In 2001, just after graduating from the University of Dhaka, he chose lyric writing as his career.

Tuhin has written songs for other singers including Sabina Yasmin, Runa Laila, Shahnaz Rahmatullah, Tapan Chowdhury and Kumar Bishwajit.

In 2012, Tuhin debuted in composing tune and lyrics for films through Onnorokom Bhalobasha