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Mir to perform with 'Bandage' in Dhaka
Cultural Correspondent
Published :Sunday, 23 August, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 17
Mir Afsar Ali host of the popular show 'Mirakkel' is expected to come to Bangladesh. On the coming September 4 the multitalented artiste will perform at Bashundhara Convention Centre in the city. In the three hour long concert Mir will be accompanied by his band 'Bandage'. Naveed Mahbub a famous comedy artiste like Mir will also be present at the concert. Some contestants of Mirakkel like Shashi, Mona, Shawon will also perform at the concert. The Daily Ittefaq will be the media partner of the event.
India based Mir Afsar Ali is at the same time a radio jockey, a television anchor, singer, comedian and actor. He was born on February 13 in the year 1975 in Murshidabad, West Bengal. Mir commenced his TV career with DD Bangla as a news reader for the show Khaash Khobor. His acting career in the big screen was propelled by movies like Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012), Chaplain (2011) and Obhishopto Nighty (2014). Among Mir's TV shows Mirakkel brought him highest acclamations. The show started in 2006 and features stand-up comedians judged by Paran Bandyopadhyay, Sreelekha Mitra and Rajatava Dutta. Eighth season of the show was aired in 2014. Running music for the show is provided by Mir's musical band 'Bandage.' Bandage kicked started on June 12 in 2006 with Mirakkel chiefly with a view to serve music for the audiences of Mirakkel. In 2010 it went on to become a stand-alone band from a seasonal one. The band's first album is 'Awesome Sala'. The band's current lineup includes Dwaipayan Saha, Nitin Mani, Suman Sinha, Subhajit Sarkar, Koushik and Saurav Bhattacharya. Mir plays the role of lead vocalist for the band.

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