Renowned Tagore singer Kamal Ahmed enthralled the audience with his beautiful and soulful voice at a musical evening held at Bangladesh National Museum on Saturday. He presented a collection of beautiful Tagore songs based on the Rainy Season.
Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), High Commission of India, Dhaka, organised the musical soiree titled ‘Borshaar Bhalobasha’ based on beautiful songs of Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorim of the Museum.Kamal Ahmed held the audience spellbound by rendering some hit songs like Abar Eseche Asar.., Nishi Na Puhate.., Badol Diner Prothom Kadom Phul.., Asa Jaur Pother Dhara.., Asar Sondha Ghoneya Elo.., Ai Udasi Haour Pothe Pothe.., Aji Srabonghonogohon Mohe.., Jodi Jantem Amar Keser Betha.., Aji Jorer Ratt.., Amar Jibonpatru Ucchuliya Madhuri Korechu Dan.., Chaya Ghonyche Bone Bone.., Amar Poran Jaha Chy.. and others.
The singer accompanied by Subir Ghosh on Tabla, Rabins Choudhury on Keyboard, Sunil Chandra Das on Harmonium, Md NAsir Uddin on Guitar and Shadat Hossion Rone on Percussion.
Many eminent personalities like—Bangladesh Betar’s Director General Narayan Chandra Shil, Rajesh Jha (Prasar Bharti, Special Correspondent, Government of India), Customs Intelligence’s DG Md. Shahidul Islam, music directors Md. Anisur Rahman Tanu and Zamiur Rahman Lemon, Nazrul singers Yasmin Mushtari and Fatema Tuz Zohrz, Tagore singer Promod Dutta, lyricists Ferdous Hossain Bhyn, Shafat Khayam, among others enjoyed the musical evening.
Kamal Ahmed is a renowned media personality, music connoisseur and eminent singer in Bangladesh. He is better known as a devoted and noted Tagore singer in addition to his responsibilities of a capable executive in Bangladesh Betar.
He is associated with “Chhayanaut”, an iconic cultural organisation committed to build up music talents, especially Tagore singers. There he got associated with veteran Tagore singers like Wahidul Haque, Sanjida Khatun, Ikhtiar Omar, Serajus Salekin and others. He received lessons on classical music from Ustad Phool Mohammad. He is the former adviser of “Rabindra Sangeet Shammilon Parishad”. He got 5 (five) prestigious awards. SAARC Cultural Society Award, 2010, Bangabandhu Gobeshona Foundation Award, 2015, Adwaitia Mallabarman Award (2017) from Maharaja Birbikram University, India, Beer Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Award (2017) from Agartala, Tripura, India, FOBANA Award (2017) from Canada.
He is an enlisted “Special Grade” singer of Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television.