Kumar Bishwajit

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Kumar Bishwajit
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Bishwajit performing in California (2014)
Background information
Born (1963-06-01) 1 June 1963 (age 55)
Sitakunda, Chittagong, Bangladesh [1]
Occupation(s) Singer, composer
Instruments Vocal
Years active 1981–present
Website kumarbishwajit.com

Kumar Bishwajit (born 1 June 1963)[2] is a Bangladeshi singer and composer.[3] He received Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer two times for the films Swami Streer Wada (2009) and Ma Amar Chokher Moni (2011).[4] He also got the Best Music Composer award for Swami Streer Wada.[5]

Early life[edit]

Also known by his nickname "Tultul", Bishwajit was born on 1 June 1963, to Sadhan Ranjan Dey and Sova Rani Dey in Sitakunda, Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] He started his music career by performing on a radio show in 1977. He passed childhood in Chittagong district and took primary education from Chittagong. He used to come and go to Dhaka for his career.[6] He was first associated with the band Rhythm-77 for 2 years. Then he founded his own band "Feelings" in 1979. He performed his first television show on BTV in 1980.[6]

Career[edit]

As of April 2014, Bishwajit has released more than 30 solo music albums.[7]

Works[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

  1. Tumi Roz Bikele Aamar Bagane duet with Shoeb
  2. Best Hits of Kumar Bishwajit Vol-1
  3. Super Kumar Bishwajit vol-1
  4. Kumar Bishwajit Vol-2
  5. Kumar Bishwajit Vol-3
  6. Feelings of Kumar Bishwajit
  7. Biroher Aakash
  8. Neel Jochhona
  9. Sworgochhaya
  10. Shishir Bindu
  11. Bishader Sworolipi (1990)
  12. Jekhane Simanto Tomar (1991)
  13. Othoi Neel (1992)
  14. Du FoTa Chokher Jol (1993)
  15. Hridoyer Moyna Todonto (1994)
  16. Onuvobe Ovimane (1995)
  17. Gontobbo (1997)
  18. Shikor(Root) (1998)
  19. Kumar Bishwajit ShresThho Gaan (1998)
  20. Dirghoshwas (1999)
  21. Ek Kothar ChiThhi
  22. Prohori
  23. Shikari
  24. Oboshese (2000)
  25. Ek MuThho Jochhona (2001)
  26. Rongdhonu Ronge duet with Asha Bosle
  27. Swopno Urai duet with Mitaly Mukharji
  28. Smritir Palki
  29. HaTi duet with Fahmida Nabi
  30. Sondhya Tara mixed Tapan Chowdhury
  31. DrishTi Vora BrishTi (2006)
  32. Maa Jononi (2008)
  33. Rodela Dupur (2009)
  34. Celebrating 30 Years of Musical Journey (four)Albums i)Megher Palki, ii)Ekla Aakash, iii)Swopner Aanagona, iv)Premer Aabas.
  35. Priyo Onuvob (2014)
  36. Sarangshe Tumi(2016)

Personal life[edit]

Bishwajit is married to Naima Sultana.[1] In 2001, their son, Kumar Nibir Dey, was born.

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About Kumar Bishwajit".
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday, Kumar Bishwajit!". The Daily Star. June 1, 2016. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Kumar Bishwajit".
  4. ^ "National Film Award 2011 announced". The Daily Star. 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  5. ^ a b "Through The Eyes Of Kumar Bishwajit". The Daily Star. 2017-05-20. Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  6. ^ a b Sheuli Shabnam (January 2, 2011). সৃষ্টিশীল মানুষের ৩০০ বছর বাঁচা উচিত : কুমার বিশ্বজিত. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali).
  7. ^ পাঁচ বছর পর কুমার বিশ্বজিত. banglanews24.com (in Bengali). April 4, 2014.
  8. ^ "Kumar Bishwajit as music director". The Daily Observer. Dhaka. August 24, 2014.
  9. ^ ""Jaago" wins big at Film Award Bangla 2010". The Daily Star. 2010-06-25. Retrieved 2017-11-29.