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Obscure dedicates song to Altaf Mahmud on Ekushey February

  • Published at 09:11 pm February 21st, 2019
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'Shurer Borputra' was aired on Channel i on February 21, the International Mother Language Day | Collected

A part of the song includes the iconic line “Amar bhai er rokte raagano" verse from the “Ekusher Gaan,” which was performed by Altaf Mahmud’s daughter, Shawon Mahmud

Rock band Obscure composed a new song, titled “Shurer Borputra.” The song is about musician, cultural activist, and martyred freedom fighter of the Liberation War, Altaf Mahmud who composed the song, “Amar bhai er ronkte rangano.”

During the first hour of Ekushey February, Channel i aired the song on television, remembering the martyrs of the Language Movement.

Bangla Academy Literary Award winning writer Lutfor Rahman Riton penned the lyrics, while the band composed and arranged the music of the song, dedicating it to Altaf Mahmud.

A few lines from the song are: “Ekattorer rokto srotey, tomar naamey duti, tomar shurer indrojaaley mugdho amar shruti/ oshtoprohor tumi amar koshto hoye baajo.”

A part of the song includes the iconic line “Amar bhai er rokte raagano" verse from the “Ekusher Gaan,” which was performed by Altaf Mahmud’s daughter, Shawon Mahmud.

Obscure fans can find the song on the official YouTube channel of the band.