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."
He grew up in extreme poverty and worked as an agricultural laborer.
He was given the Ekushey Padak award for his outstanding contributions to the world of music in 2001.
He had a son named Shah Nur Jalal.
He and journliast Shykh Seraj were both given the Ekushey Padak, the highest civilian honor granted by the Bangladeshi government.