Kabir Bakul

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Kabir Bakul
Kabir Bakul
Born November 21, 1966 (1966-11-21) (age 50)
Chandpur District, East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh)
Occupation Journalist, Writer, Lyricist
Nationality Bangladeshi
Notable award(s) National Film Award, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013

Kabir Bakul (born November 21, 1966) is a lyricist from Bangladesh. He has also worked as a journalist. He earned the National Film Award as the Best Lyricist at 2008, 2009,[1] 2010, [2] and 2013.[3] Kabir Bakul was born on November 21, 1966 in Chandpur District. His wife is singer Dinat Jahan Munni. They have two daughters, Prerona and Protikkha, and a son, Procchod. At present, he is working at Maasranga Television as Head of Event and Planning. In 1994, he wrote a song for the movie “Ogni Sontan”. For this song he was nominated for the Best Lyricist at the Bangladesh Film Director Samity Awards.

Songs[change | change source]

Kabir Bakul has written poems since he was young.[4] He started writing song lyrics in 1988.[5] That year, he wrote 13 songs for singer Tapan Chowdhury.[source?] From those songs, two were released on albums. The first song was "Kal sara raat tomari kakon jeno mone mone rinijhini bejeche". The singer was Ayub Bacchu.[5] The second song was "Pothe jete jete khujechi tomay" for singer Nasim Ali Khan. He has written 800 songs for movies. He has written over 5000 songs in total.[6]

Popular songs[change | change source]

From movies[change | change source]

  1. Jai din jai ekaki
  2. Keu prem kore keu preme pore
  3. Amar majhe nei ekhon ami
  4. Dukkhotake dilam chute
  5. Asbar kale aslam eka
  6. Akash chuyese matike
  7. Eto valobeso na amay
  8. Lajuk patar moto lojjaboti
  9. Tomare dekhilo porano voriya
  10. Ekta chad chara raat aadhar kalo

On albums[change | change source]

  1. Keno ei nissongota
  2. Bestota amake dey na oboshor
  3. Kal maiya kal boila
  4. Prithibir moto ridoytake
  5. Priyar moner kotha bidhata jane
  6. Dekhle tomay monta amar chomke jai
  7. Ful joto sundor hoy na keno

Teleflim & Drama[change | change source]

Kabir Bakul wrote a drama named Goodbye America. It was broadcast July 2012 on Eid program. His second drama, Kajoler Ontordan was broadcast October 2012 on RTV.

Awards & Felicitation[change | change source]

  • National Film Award 2008, 2009,2010, 2013
  • Bangladesh Cholochittro Sangbadik Samity (BCSS) 1998, 2006
  • Bangladesh Projojok samity award, 2001
  • Binodon Bichitra Award 2009
  • Channel I-Citycell Music Award 2004
  • London Bangla Chanel Award 2010
  • Chandpur New Work Association Felicitation 2004
  • Chandpur Press Club Felicitation
  • Choturonggo (Drama Group) Felicitation

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Daily Janakantha". Daily Janakantha. http://www.dailyjanakantha.com/news_view.php?nc=20&dd=2011-07-28&ni=66201. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  2. "bdnews24.com". http://www.bdnews24.com/bangla/details.php?id=190305&cid=2. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  3. "013 National Film Awards announced". The Daily Jugantor. http://www.jugantor.com/last-page/2015/03/11/232852. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  4. "I thought my career was over: Kabir Bakul". New Age: The Outspoken Daily. Media New Age Ltd.. 25 March 2015. http://newagebd.net/105915/i-thought-my-career-was-over-kabir-bakul/. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Shah Alam Shazu (23 February 2016). "“One can't take songwriting as profession in Bangladesh”: Kabir Bakul". The Daily Star. http://www.thedailystar.net/arts-entertainment/interview/%E2%80%9Cone-cant-take-songwriting-profession-bangladesh%E2%80%9D-576316. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  6. "বিবিসির সাথে গানগল্প". BBC বাংলা. http://www.bbc.co.uk/bengali/multimedia/2013/11/131101_mb_gaangolpo_kabir_bakul.shtml. Retrieved 29 February 2016.