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Composer Ali Akbar Rupu dies

  • Published at 03:34 pm February 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 06:46 pm February 22nd, 2018
Composer Ali Akbar Rupu dies
Ali Akbar Rupu, the renowned music composer and director, breathed his last around 12:40pm at United Hospital on Thursday. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital for complications related to heart disease – he was suffering from it for a long time. His kidney was also highly affected; he underwent dialysis for seven months. Ali Akbar’s wife, Nargis Akbar, informed that his first namaz-e-janaza will take place at Gulshan Azad Masjid and from there his body will be taken to Banglavision’s office. After his second namaz-e-janaza, his body will be buried at Azimpur graveyard. Ali Akbar, who is well-known for his long affiliation with the show “Ittadi,” composed numerous of songs for the show. From the long list of his collection, some of his noteworthy songs include: Sabina Yasmin’s “Protiti Shishur Mukhe Hashi,” Andrew Kishore’s “Padmapatar pani noy,” and Murad’s “Ami Ager Thikanay achhi.” He started his career as a keyboard musician and guitarist. Later, his career took a wonderful turn when he produced his album “Ekti Durghotona.” This article was first published on banglatribune.com