Alauddin composes songs for leading subcontinent singersCultural Correspondent
Leading singers of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan will render songs composed by renowned Bangladeshi music composer Alauddin Ali, in an album scheduled to be release next May.
The 12 Bangla songs of the album will be rendered by Andrew Kishore and Sabina Yasmin from Bangladesh, Shan, Shreya Ghosal and Suvomita from India, and Shafqat Amanat Ali and Salman Amanat Ali from Pakistan.
‘The recording of the album is going on in full swing in recording studios in Karachi, Mumbai and Kolkata. Pakistani singer Salman Amanat Ali has already completed recording of four songs. I hope we will be able to release the album in Bangladesh by May of this year,’ Alauddin Ali told New Age.
‘It was my long cherished desire to create some unique music, to be rendered by the leading singers of the sub-continent. And now I’m at the final stage of my dream-come-true initiative,’ he added.
Alauddin Ali further informed that Zia Ahmed Shelly is the lyricist of all the 12 songs of the album. ‘All the songs belong to the semi-classical genre, which is my unique style,’ he added.
According to Ali the title of the album has not been finalised yet. Bangladeshi music production house Ektara will produce the album.
Alauddin Ali is one of the most distinguished music directors and composers of the country, who has created many timeless songs and received national awards as recognition of his talent. Besides some patriotic songs such as ‘O amar Bangla ma tor’, ‘Shurjodoy-e tumi’, ‘Prothom Bangladesh amar shesh Bangladesh’, his songs like ‘Keu konodin amar-e tho’, ‘Ei duniya ekhon tho aar shei duniya nai’, ‘Harano diner moto’ and and others have received much plaudits.
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