Publish: 19 Nov 2023, 01:12 pm
Today (November 19) is the 16th anniversary of the death of poet-lyricist-singer-composer and journalist Sanjeeb Choudhury.
Sanjeeb Choudhury was born in Habiganj on December 25, 1964.
Sanjeeb and Bappa Mazumder formed the Dalchhut band in the ‘90s, which carved a niche for itself within a short time.
Sanjeeb wrote, composed and rendered songs for four albums of Dalchhut, namely, Ahh, Hridaypur, Akashchuri and Jochhnabihar.
Besides, he released the solo album Swapnabaji.
Songs rendered by Sanjeeb Choudhury like Ami tomakei bole debo, Sada mayla rangila pale, Tomar bhaj kholo, Bioscope, Samdrasantan, Kingbadanti, Nishiddha, Nashto shahare, Haoya, Hridayer dabi, Katha balbo na, Hater parash, Bhallagena, Sabuj khunji, Kaaga, Nesha, Chalte chalte, Bayash 27, Rickshaw, Mone pore, Chokh, Bhar dupur, Guitar, Kothao banshi banjchilo, Amake Andha kore diyechhilo, Chol bubaijan, Gari chale na, Kon mestari nao banaiche, Phire pete chai, among others, are still popular among music lovers across the country.
Sanjeeb Choudhury studied at the mass communication and journalism department of Dhaka University and worked in a number of dailies, including Ajker Kagoj and Bhorer Kagoj.
He also participated in cultural protests against autocratic ruler HM Ershad during the ‘80s.
Sanjeeb Choudhury died on November 19, 2007 at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka after a brain haemorrhage.
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