Nadira Begum

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Nadira Begum
GenresBhawaiya

Nadira Begum is a Bangladeshi folk singer.[1] She was awarded Shilpakala Padak by the Government of Bangladesh in 2015.[2]

Early life and career[change | change source]

She was born to A.K.M. Abdul Aziz, a classical and folk singer.[1] She was enlisted as a radio artiste in 1960s.[1]

Begum was a president of the Bhawaiya Academy.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Nadira Begum: Popularising and preserving bhawaiya songs". The Daily Star. 2007-10-28. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  2. "Seven get Shilpakala Padak 2015". New Age. 2016-05-04. Retrieved 2019-02-01.