Citibank, NA Bangladesh, is arranging the Gaan e Gaan e Gunijon Shongbordhona 2019 to honour the lifetime contribution of eminent singer Md. Khurshid Alam at Ruposhi Bangla Grand Ballroom of InterContinental in the capital on Friday evening.
Since the first Gaane Gaane Gunijon Shongbordhona in 2004, Citi has honoured honored several leading musicians, namely late Nilufar Yasmin, Farida Parveen, late Feroza Begum, Sanjida Khatun, late Shorab Hossain, Ferdousi Rahman, Sabina Yasmin, Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, Late Subir Nandi, Late Shahnaz Rahmatullah, Syed Abdul Hadi, Mitali Mukherjee, Runa Laila, Ferdous Wahid and Alauddin Ali for their outstanding contribution to Bengali music and culture.Khurshid Alam is a Bangladeshi playback singer. His notable songs include Chumki Choleche Eka Pothe, Bondi Pakhir Moto, Maa Go Maa, Miss Lanka, Ajke Na Hoi Bhalobasho, Dheere Dheere Chol Ghora, Chupi Chupi Bolo Keu Jeney Jabe and Jodi Bou Shajo Go. His career has spanned more than four decades, in which he sang over 300 songs. He was conferred the Ekushey Padak from the Government of Bangladesh in 2018 and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Channel i Music Awards (2017) for his to Bangladeshi film music.
Alam debuted in playback singing for the film Agantuk in 1969.