Shah Abdul Karim

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Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
Sylhet, Bangladesh
Death Date
Sep 12, 2009 (93)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
Sylhet, Bangladesh
Death Date
Sep 12, 2009 (93)

About

Bangladeshi musician who composed over 1500 songs, many of which were collected in songbooks like "Aftab Sangeet." His most notable songs included "Jil Mil Jil Mil Kore," "Bonde Maya Lagaise," "Ashi Bole Gelo Bondhu," and "Kano Piritee Barailarey Bondhu."

Before Fame

He grew up in extreme poverty and worked as an agricultural laborer.

Trivia

He was given the Ekushey Padak award for his outstanding contributions to the world of music in 2001.

Family Life

He had a son named Shah Nur Jalal.

Associated With

He and journliast Shykh Seraj were both given the Ekushey Padak, the highest civilian honor granted by the Bangladeshi government.