Four new songs composed by the country’s leading singer Runa Liala will be published on her birthday on November 17. Renowned music station Dhruba Music Station will released the songs to mark the popular singer of the sub-continent.
The songs are ‘Kothai Rekhecho Amai’, ‘Ei Dekha Shesh Dekha’, ‘Ami Keno Tomari Hoye Gechi’, and ‘Akashe Megh Jomeche E Moner Megh Dekho Ni’.Popular singers Ankhi Alamgir, Zinia Zafrin Luipa, Tani Laila and Haimanti Rakshit Das have lent their voice to the songs respectively.
Music arranged by Raja Kaasheff, eminent lyricist, producer and filmmaker Gazi Mazharul Anwar and noted lyricist-journalist Kabir Bakul have written the lyrics of the songs.
Talking about the songs, Runa Laila said, “Special thanks to Dhruba Guha for this noble initiative. Singers Ankhi Alamgir, Zinia Zafrin Luipa, Tani Laila and Haimanti Rakshit Das have lent their voice to the songs with utmost care. Gazi Mazharul Anwar bhai always writes wonderful lyrics and Kabir Bakul is also a good writer. I hope the audience will enjoy the songs very much.”
Runa Laila is a Bangladeshi singer, widely regarded as one of the popular singers in South Asia.
Laila started her career in 1965. She played two songs in the Pakistani film Jugnu. Her first song was Gudiya Si Munni Meri Bhaiya Ki Pyari and the second song was Marna Bhi Nahin Aasan which was a love song.
At the age of 14, she made her breakthrough with the song ‘Unki Nazron Sey Mohabbat Ka Jo Paigham Mila’ for Pakistani film Hum Dono in 1966.Runa has performed in many different languages. She has sung in seventeen languages including her native Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Pashto, Baluchi, Arabic, Persian, Malay, Nepalese, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, French and English.
Independence Day Award of Bangladesh, Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer in 1976, 1977, 1989, 1992, 2012 and 2015, Saigal Award, India, Nigar Award, Pakistan (twice)1968 and 1970, Critics Award, Pakistan, Graduate Award, Pakistan (twice), and National Council of Music Award- Gold Medal, Pakistan.