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Eid Round The Corner
Fakir Alamgir sings for Aylan on BTV
Culture Desk
Published :Thursday, 24 September, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 33
A musical show will be aired on BTV on the second day of Eid at 11.30am featuring a new song by Fakir Alamgir. The show has been titled "Fakir Alamgirer Bishesh Shongitanushthan." The recent humanitarian crisis faced by Syrian refugees has deeply moved the veteran singer Fakir Alamgir. As a reaction he has chosen to come up with a new song on Eid. The song titled "Tomar Mrittu Janiye Dilo Manobotake/ Tomar Mrittu Jagiye Dilo Manusher Bibek" is about the Syrian boy named Aylan, whose death on the Turkish beach sparked worldwide outcries. The show has been produced by Mamun Mahmud. It has been hosted by Sumaiya Salll.. Along with this song Alamgir will sing a number of other songs sung by him in the past. The songs are- Mayer Ekdhar Dudher Dam, Mon Amar Dehogori, Dui Paharer Majhe Mowla Masjid Banaise, Mon Tui Dekhli Nare Chinli Nare, Shada Kapor Porley Kintu Monta Shada Hoy Naa.
Fakir Alamgir is known for making unavoidable responses to both local and global phenomenal incidents. Previously he sang songs dedicated to Malala Yusufzai, Nelson Mandela and many more thought provoking figures.
Fakir Alamgir is a popular pop singer of Bangladesh who has blended traditional folk music with western instruments. He has released several popular albums with foot-tapping numbers like "O Sakhina", "Shantahar" etc. Although Fakir Alamgir did not receive formal musical training, he served in the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendro and rendered inspiring songs.

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