Andrew Kishore

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Andrew Kishore (4 November 1955 – 6 July 2020)[1] was a Bangladeshi playback folk singer. He was known as the king of Dhallywood. Kishore was born in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

His notable songs include "Jiboner Golpo Achhe Baki Olpo", "Dak Diyachhen Doyal Amare", "Haire Manush Rongin Fanush", "Amar Shara Deho Kheyo Go Mati", "Amar Buker Moddhe Khane", "Amar Babar Mukhe Prothom Jedin Shunechilam Gan", "Bhengeche Pinjor Meleche Dana", and "Shobai To Bhalobasha Chae".[2]

Kishore won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer eight times for the movies Boro Bhalo Lok Chhilo (1982), Surrender (1987), Khotipuron (1989), Padma Meghna Jamuna (1991), Kabul (1996), Aaj Gaye Holud (2000), Saajghor (2007) and Ki Jadu Korila (2008).[3]

Kishore died on 6 July 2020 at a hospital in Rajshahi, Bangladesh from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, aged 64.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "I never do anything special on birthday: Andrew Kishore". theindependentbd.com. 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2019-11-24.
  2. "Andrew Kishore diagnosed with cancer, getting treatment in Singapore". Dhaka Tribune. 2019-09-22. Retrieved 2019-11-24.
  3. Shah Alam Shazu. "There Is No Alternative To Learning". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
  4. newagebd.net. "Andrew Kishore passes away". newagebd.net. Retrieved 2020-07-06.