Samina lends voice to ‘Shei Je Chole Gele’

Culture Desk

25 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Samina lends voice to ‘Shei Je Chole Gele’

National Film Award-winning singer Samina Chowdhury has been entertaining listeners with her beautiful melodious voice for the last 40 years. She has presented many hit songs in her long music career.

The popular singer has lent her  voice to a new song titled ‘Shei Je Chole Gele’ recently. Written by lyricist Jamal Hosssain, Kishore Das has composed the song. 

The  recording of the song has been done at a studio in the capital on  Friday.  

Talking about the song, Samina Chowdhury said, “Kishore Das always tunes very well. He has composed the song ‘Shei Je Chole Gele’ with utmost care. I have tried wholeheartedly to lend my voice to the song. I hope it will be appriciated by the audience.”  

The song will be released soon.

Samina Chowdhury is a poular singer of the country. She mostly sings modern and classical songs. Her notable songs include ‘Jonmo Theke Jolchi Mago’, ‘Amar Buker Moddhyekhane’, ‘Amar Dui Chokhe Dui Nodi’, ‘Ekbar Jodi Keu’, ‘Kobita Porar Prohor’ and ‘Phool Phote Phool Jhore’.

She was born to Mahmudun Nabi and Rashida Chowdhury. Her sister, Fahmida Nabi, and brother Pancham are also musicians. 

Samina  started her career as a playback singer in 1981. Her debut song was ‘Jonmo Theke Jolchi Mago’ from the film ‘Jonmo Theke Jolchi’. She continued working as a singer in the audio industry. Later, she sang the song ‘Saat Bhai Champa Jagore’ in the film ‘Saat Bhai Champa’. Then she took a hiatus from playback singing. She concentrated on studio albums and released songs named Kobita Porar Prohor Eseche, Ekbar Jodi Keu Bhalobasto and Oi Jhinuk Phota Sagorbelay.

Chowdhury returned to playback singing through the song ‘Tomar Gorur Garite Ami Jabo Na’, a duet with Andrew Kishore. Her another rendition was ‘Amar Buker Moddhyekhane’. Some of her repertoires are ‘Door Deepobasini’, ‘Hou Jodi Oi Neel Akash’, ‘Hridoye Likhechi Tomari Naam’ and ‘Amar Majhe Nei Ekhon Ami’.

During her career, Samina has collaborated with many singers of Bangladesh. She played duets with Asif Akbar, Habib Wahid, Subir Nandi, Andrew Kishore, S. D. Rubel, S.I. Tutul, Monir Khan, Bappa Mazumder, Agun etc. She has worked with music directors and lyricists including Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul, Ali Akbar Rupu, Sheikh Sadi Khan, Alam Khan, Alauddin Ali, Khan Ataur Rahman, Shawkat Ali Emon, Kabir Bakul, S.I. Tutul, Habib Wahid and Bappa Mazumder.