Famed music director Alauddin Ali passes away...

Dhaka, Saturday   26 September 2020

Famed music director Alauddin Ali passes away

 Entertainment Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:25 PM, 9 August 2020   Updated: 06:48 PM, 9 August 2020

Famed music director Alauddin Ali passes away

Famed music director Alauddin Ali passes away

Renowned music director, composer, and lyricist Alauddin Ali has died at the Ayesha Memorial Hospital in the capital's Mohakhali (Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun).

He breathed his last at 5:50 pm on Sunday. The hospital's managing director Ashish Kumar Chakraborty confirmed this to Daily Bangladesh. 

Earlier on Friday night, the legendary musician's physical condition began to deteriorate. He was finally admitted to the hospital on Saturday morning. Alauddin Ali returned from Thailand in January this year after three months of cancer treatment there. From then on, his physical condition was somewhat stable.

Alauddin Ali was born on December 24, 1952, at Banshbari village in Munshiganj district. His father's name is Jabed Ali and his mother's name is Johra Khatun. Alauddin first learned music from his father Ustad Jabed Ali and younger uncle Sadeq Ali.

In 1968, he entered the film industry as a mechanical artist and joined as an associate of Altaf Mahmood. He then worked as an associate of various composers including renowned composer Anwar Parvez. Alauddin Ali became quite acclaimed for conducting music in 1975.

He won the National Film Award for Best Music Director in 1988 for the film Golapi Ekhon Traine, Sundoree, Kasai (Butcher), and Jogajog. He also won the National Film Award for Best Lyricist in 1985.

Alauddin Ali won the National Film Award seven times as a music director and once as a lyricist. He was also the music director for the film Padma Nadir Majhi directed by renowned director Gautam Ghosh.

Some of the notable songs of Alauddin Ali are- Ekbar Jodi keu Bhalobasto, Prothom Bangladesh Amar Shesh Bangladesh, Bhalobasa jato Baro Jibon Tato Baro Noy, Dukkho Bhalobeshe Premer Khela Khelte Hoy, etc.