Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Tapan Chowdhury, Akhi Alamgir’s birthday today

Today is the birthday of two popular singers Tapan Chowdhury and Akhi Alamgir. On the special day, their fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent their greetings to the singers.

Tapan Chowdhury, the former member of the musical group Souls, is known for his modern (Adhunik) songs. He started his career with the famous music band ‘Souls’. He also lent his voice as a playback singer to over 300 Bangla movies. Having worked with almost all reputed music directors of the country, he has released over 100 CDs of his solo, duet and mixed albums at home and abroad.

Akhi Alamgir is also a popular singer of the country. She is an actress too. In 1984, she won the Bangladesh National Film Awards for Best Child Artiste for her performance in the film ‘Bhat De’.  She is the daughter of actor-director Alamgir.

Ankhi made her debut as playback singer in 1994. And her first album was released in 1997. Alamgir returned to acting as an adult through a television drama serial in mid-2010. She also performed as a guest actor in the film ‘Ek Cup Cha’ (2014).

She also won the Bangladesh National Film Awards for Best Female Playback Singer for the film ‘Ekti Cinemar Golpo’ in 2018.