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Happy birthday Runa Laila

 Entertainment Desk

 Published: 03:51 PM, 17 November 2019  

Runa Laila

Runa Laila

With the regular activities, today is remarkable for the song lover as the legendary singer Runa Laila has turned 67 who holding a fifty-four yearlong career in the music world. Today her 67th birth anniversary, born in 1952 at Sylhet, is being colorful by the wishes and love of her fans as well as colleagues. 

She has won The National Film Award seven times in the Best Female Vocalist category by singing in Bengali cinema. She also received the highest honor ‘The Independence Day Award’ from the Government of Bangladesh for her outstanding contribution to music. Her songs are loved and remembered by the song lovers of all levels of ages including the young. This legend has not only won the hearts of the country people but also taken her on the international stage.

Runa Laila's father Emdad Ali was a government official and his mother Amina Laila where her maternal uncle Subir Sen is a famous Indian musician. She spent her childhood in Lahore, Pakistan as she had been moved to Multan, then West Pakistan at just her two and a half years old as her father transferred there.

She made her first playback in Bangladesh's film 'Jibon Sathi' in 1974. This outstanding singer can sing in languages including Bangla, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Gujrati, English Japanese, Italian, Spanish, French, and others. She has sung and recorded over 10,000 songs.

Runa Laila is also excelled at Dancing is also very talented to achieve sky-high success in music. She studied Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali for 4 years at Bulbul Academy in Karachi as well as she has also acted in this film ‘Shilpi’. She gave her voice in the hit films like Kayamat Theke Kayamat, Beder Meye Josna, Dui Jibon, Agneepath, and others.

She has been received The National Film Award, The Independence Award for the four times from the country. She received the Saigal Award from India as well as Nigar, Critics, Graduates Award and National Music Council gold medal were received from Pakistan.