Musician Farid Ahmed on life support

Culture Desk

12 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Musician Farid Ahmed on life support

National Award winning music director Farid Ahmed is on life support at Square Hospital in the capital.

Farid Ahmed was undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital since March 25. He was shifted to the Square Hospital on Saturday night.

Farid Ahmed’s daughter Promi confirmed the news to the daily sun.    

 Earlier, the renowned music director had tested positive for coronavirus last month, along with his wife Shiuly Akhter. As his condition deteriorated, he was taken to the hospital on March 25. 

M Farid Ahmed Hazra known as Farid Ahmed is a composer and music director. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Music Director for his music direction in the film ‘Tumi Robe Nirobe’ (2017).

 Farid Ahmed started his career in music direction with Nur Hossain Bolai’s film Nishpotti in 1987.

Ahmed got his breakthrough by the composition of Kumar Bishwajit's ‘Tumi Chhara Ami Jeno Morubhumi’. The theme songs of ‘Jolkona’ and ‘Hridoye Mati o Manush’ by Sabina Yasmin, ‘Ferari Siren’ by Runa Laila, ‘Griho Bibad’ by Momtaz Begum, ‘Gohine Shobdo’ by Rezwana Chowdhury Bonna are composed by Ahmed.

Ahmed composed the theme songs for television show Ittyadi, Shera Kontho, Khude Gaanraj and Amaar Channel i.