Shuvro Dev

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Shuvro Dev
Dev performing in Boishakhi Mela in Dallas, Texas, United States in April 2011
Dev performing in Boishakhi Mela in Dallas, Texas, United States (April 2011)
Background information
Native name শুভ্র দেব
Born Sylhet, Bangladesh
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, music director, composer
Instruments vocals
Years active 1978–present
Associated acts Shakila Zafar

Shuvro Dev is a Bangladeshi musician.


Born in Sylhet, Dev completed his MSc in Biochemistry from the University of Dhaka. He received the President’s Award in music on BTV’s “Nutun Kuri” contest in 1978.[citation needed]


Dev started his career in the mid 1980s and sang modern romantic songs. He released his first music album 'Hemiloner Bashiwala in 1984.[1] He also performed duet songs with another Bangladeshi singer, Shakila Zafar. He has sung with duet with Indian singer Alka Yagnik. He was one of the first Bangladeshi artists chosen to have music videos produced by MTV.[2] His telefilm Strir Potro won the best telefilm award at the 2003 Uro Binodon Bichitra Awards.[3]


As of June 2014, Dev released total 25 albums.[1] Some of them are “Hamiloner Banshiwala”, “Jewel Shmoroney”, “Jey Banshi Bhengey Gechhey”, “Kono Ek Shondhaye”, “Chhowa”, “Shesh Chithi”, “Shada Kagoj”, “Amar Bhalobasha”, “Buk-er Jomin”, “Priyojon”, “Bondhon”, “Bhabtey Parina”, “Mon-e Porey”, “Chompaboti”, “Mon-er Thikana”, “Lolita”, “Swapnolokey Tumi”, “Sharthopor”, and “Tumi Aar Ami”.

His album Lolita was composed by Bidit Lal Das.[4]


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