Abdul Jabbar (singer)

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Abdul Jabbar
Mohammed Abdul Jabbar (cropped).jpg
Background information
Born(1938-11-07)November 7, 1938[1]
Kushtia, Bengal Presidency, British India
DiedAugust 30, 2017(2017-08-30) (aged 78)[2]
Dhaka, Bangladesh
GenresPlayback singing
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1971–2017

Mohammed Abdul Jabbar (7 November 1938 – 30 August 2017) was a Bangladeshi singer. "Tumi Ki Dekhechho Kobhu Jiboner Porajoy", "Salam Salam Hazar Salam" and "Joy Bangla, Banglar Joy" were the three of his songs made to the top 20 all-time Bangla songs in 2006 survey by the BBC Bangla.[3]

Jabbar was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1980 and Independence Day Award in 1996 by the Government of Bangladesh.[3]

Jabbar died of cardiac arrest in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 30 August 2017 at the age of 78.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Abdul Jabbar: Inspiring the nation in '71 through songs". The Daily Star. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Singer Abdul Jabbar passes away". The Daily Star. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Legendary Bangladesh singer Abdul Jabbar is dead". bdnews24.com. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.