Runa Laila

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Runa Laila
Runa Laila on 4 July 2017 (01) (cropped).jpg
Laila in 2017
Background information
Native name
রুনা লায়লা
Born (1952-11-17) 17 November 1952 (age 66)
Sylhet, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan (in present-day Bangladesh)
GenresGhazal, fusion music, Pop
Occupation(s)Playback singer
Instrumentsvocals
Years active1969–1991
2008–2010

Runa Laila (born 17 November 1952) is a Bangladeshi playback singer. She is one of the best-known in South Asia. She started her career in Pakistan film industry in late 1960s. Her style of singing is inspired by Pakistani playback singer Ahmed Rushdi and she also made a pair with him after replacing another singer Mala.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gulzar; Nihalani, Govind; Chatterji, Saibal (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Popular Prakashan. pp. 532–533. ISBN 81-7991-066-0.
  2. Roy, Gargi. "Top Nine Singers of Bangladesh (With Pictures)". yourarticlelibrary.com. The Next Generation Library. Retrieved 16 June 2015.