Pilu Momtaz

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Pilu Momtaz
Born Dhaka
Died May 23, 2011(2011-05-23) (aged 52)
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Singer

Pilu Momtaz (died May 23, 2011) was a Bangladeshi singer.[1][1]

Background and career[edit]

Montaz was born in Dhaka. She was the third of seven children born to the Bangladeshi singer Ustad Momtaz Ali.[1] She launched her career in the years immediately following Bangladesh's independence in 1971.[1] Her songs included "Ekdin Tho Choley Jabo", "Chara Gaachh-e Phool Phuitachhey", and "Majhi Nao Chhaira Dey," a song written by Bangladeshi songwriter and poet, Jasimuddin.[1]

Her final public performance took place at the 2010 Citycell-Channel i Music Awards.[1] Momtaz took the stage at the awards show with Fakir Alamgir and Ferdous Wahid to perform the song, "Ek Second-er Nai Bhorosha," as a tribute to the late singer, Firoz Shai.[1]

Personal life and death[edit]

Momtaz was married to Lieutenant Colonel Anwaruzzaman. Together they had a daughter, Homayra Zaman Mou.[1] Momtaz died from a heart attack at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka on May 23, 2011, at the age of 52.[1]

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