Singer Baby Naznin tests positive for coronavirus in USA

Sun Online Desk

21st November, 2020 12:14:19 printer

Singer Baby Naznin tests positive for coronavirus in USA

Popular singer Baby Naznin, who was admitted to a hospital in USA with kidney problem on Wednesday, has been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Confirming the news, Alamgir Khan, organiser of cultural events in New York, said she gave her sample for Covid-19 test on Friday (local time) and the report came back positive for the virus in the evening.

Earlier on Wednesday, she was admitted to New Jersey City Medical Center Hospital with Kidney problem.

Baby Naznin, assistant international affairs secretary of BNP, has been suffering from kidney disease for long.

The renowned singer requested countrymen to pray for her quick recovery.

Baby Naznin was born on 23 August in 1965 in Saidpur, Nilphamari.

She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her performance in the film Sahoshi Manush Chai (2005). She is widely known to the Bangladeshi audience as Black Diamond.

She sang the first movie song in 1980. The first album 'Patramita' was released in 1987 under the music direction of Maksud Jamil Mintu. Then the albums ‘Nisshobdo Sur’, ‘Kal Sara Raat’, ‘Prem Korileo Daay’, ‘Duchokhe Ghum Aase Na’ strengthened Baby Nazneen's position in modern songs.

Naznin released her first album with 12 modern songs in 1987. She released her 50th solo album in 2014.

So far she has released about 50 solo and over two hundred mixed albums. She has three books of poetry in the market named 'Shey', 'Thotey Bhalobasha' and 'Priyomukh'.