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Abdul Jabbar
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Background information
Native name
আব্দুল জব্বার
Born (1938-02-10)10 February 1938
Kushtia, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died 30 August 2017(2017-08-30) (aged 79)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Genres Playback singing
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1971–2017

Mohammad Abdul Jabbar (10 February 1938 – 30 August 2017) was a Bangladeshi singer. "Tumi Ki Dekhechho Kobhu Jiboner Porajoy", "Salam Salam Hajar Salam" and "Joy Bangla, Banglar Joy" were three of his songs which made it to the top 20 all-time Bangla songs in 2006 survey by the BBC Bangla. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1980 and Independence Day Award in 1996 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Early life and career

Jabbar was born in Kushtia. He passed SSC in 1956. He first took music lesson from Muhammad Osman in Kushtia and later from Moksed Ali Shai, Lutfel Haque and Shibkumar Chatterjee in Kolkata. In 1958, lyricist Azizur Rahman helped Jabbar get listed as an artiste of the radio station. He debuted his playback singing career in 1962 with music director Robin Ghosh. In 1964, he was enlisted as a TV artiste.

In 1969, Jabbar founded a musical group Bangabandhu Shilpagosthi. On 25 March 1971, he crossed the border into India and gradually joined a host of artistes of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra.

After the independence of Bangladesh, he started performing as a film playback singer. In 2008, after a five-decade career of playback singing, he started working on his only album Kothay Amar Neel Doriya, which was released in 2017. The songs of the album are written by lyricist Md Amirul Islam and composed by Md Golam Sarwar In the same year, he opened an album with songs on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The album remains unfinished as this great artiste fell ill seriously before giving voice to the song titled " Bangabandhu Dekhechi Tomay Dekhechi Muktijuddho " penned by lyricist Amirul Islam.

Jabbar served as the president of Bangladesh Sangskritik Parishad.

Personal life

Jabbar was married to Halima Jabbar. Together they had two sons and one daughter Mithun Jabbar, Jasmin Jabbar and Babu Jabbar.

Awards

  • Bangabandhu Padak (1973)
  • Ekushey Padak (1980)
  • Independence Day Award (1996)
  • Bachsas Awards (2003)
  • Citycell-Channel i Music Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award (2011)
  • Zahir Raihan Chalachchitra Purashkar
  • Mother Teresa Award

Film songs

Year Film Song Composer(s) Songwriter(s) Co-artist(s)
1970 Chhoddobeshi "Khelaghor Bare Bare Keno Bhange" Satya Saha Syed Shamsul Haque solo
Deep Nebhe Nai "Akash Bhenge Jodi Ase Jhor" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
"Prithibi Tomar Komol Matite"
"Amar Dadu Lokkhi Dadu"
Ghurnijhor "Ekti Moner Ashish Tumi" Omar Faruk S. M. Hedayet solo
Je Agune Puri "Nirob Prithibi Duare Tomar" Khandaker Nurul Alam Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Jibon Theke Neya "O Amar Shopno Jhora" Khan Ataur Rahman Khan Ataur Rahman Sabina Yasmin, Mahmudun Nabi, Khandaker Faruk Ahmed, Nilufar Yasmin
Koto Je Minoti "Tumi Saat Sagorer Opar Hote" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar Shahnaz Rahmatullah
"Ei Tanpurar Taar Gulo Aaj" solo
Peech Dhala Poth "Rode Pure Peech Gole" Robin Ghosh Mohammad Moniruzzaman solo
"Peech Dhala Ei Pothtare" Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury
1973 Jibon Trishna "Ei Andhar Kokhono Jabena Muchhe" Khandaker Nurul Alam Kazi Aziz Nilufar Yasmin
1974 Beiman "Ami Bondhu Matal Noi" Anwar Parvez Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1975 Sadhu Shoytan "Mukh Dekhe Bhool Koro Na" Sujeyo Shyam, Raja Hossain Khan Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
1976 Surjogrohon "Nil Nil Nilanto Akasher Niche" Raja Shyam Gazi Mazharul Anwar Sabina Yasmin
1977 Aguner Alo "Mon Tui Bujhli Na Re" Alam Khan Gazi Mazharul Anwar solo
Trishna "Ghum Neme Aayre" Satya Saha Gazi Mazharul Anwar Anjuman Ara Begum
1978 Maa "Biday Dao Go Bondhu Tomra" Satya Saha Zia Haider Sabina Yasmin
Sareng Bou "Ore Neel Doriya" Alam Khan Mukul Chowdhury solo
1979 Songini "Duti Mon Jokhon Nithur Holo" Azad Rahman Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury solo
1980 Sokhi Tumi Kar "Tumi Achho Sobi Achhe" Alam Khan Mukul Chowdhury solo
"Ek Deshe Chhilo Ek Badshah" Lucy Rahman

List of selected songs

Song Film Music director Lyricist Year Co-singers Notes/Sang for
A Bhubone Ke Apon Por Apon Por Khan Ata Khan Ata 1970
A Maalik E Jahan Ami Boro Datha Hatim Tai 1977
Amar Se Prem Amake Firiye Binimoy
Amar Ei Chokh Duto Ayna
Ami Bashanto Hoye Eshe
Ami Ek Neer Hara Jhorer Jhorer Pakhi Khan Ata Khan Ata Razzak
Ami Nirobe Jolite Chaai
Ami Prodiper Motho Raat
Amito Bondhu Matal Noi Beiman Anwar Parvez Gazi mazharul Anwar 1974 Razzak
Bhalobasha Jadi Jontrona
Biday Daugo Bondhu tumra Maa 1977
Du Jahaner Malik Tumi Joy Porajoy Satya Shaha Gazi Mazharul Anwar
Dukkho Korona Bondhu Alor Michil Satya Shaha Mustafizur Rahman 1974
Duti Mon Jokhon Kachhe
Ei Adhaar Kokhono jabena Jiban Trishna Nilufar Yasmin
Ek Buk Jala Niye Bodhu Mastaan
Emonto Kotha Chhilona
Fuler Arale Chhilo Bish
Jani Kobitar Cheye Tumi Megher Pore Megh
Jibono Adhare Peyechhi Sabina Yasmin
Ke Jeno Amay Dake Priyo Odhikar Ali Hussain
Khela Ghar Baare Baare
Ki Gaan Shunabo Ogo
Ki Sukh Pao Tumi Amake Slogan
Mon Tui Dekhlinare Aguner Alo
Mukh Dekhe Bhul Korona Shadu Shoytan 1975
Neerab Prithibi Duware Je Agune Puri
Neerobota Shudhu Dheke
Nitur Prithibi Diyechho
O Moner Moyna Ayna Kachhe
Ogo Kajal Kalo Megh
Ogo Tonni Tonulata Bonni
Oi Chand Dur Theke Joto
Omon Kore Jeonako tumi Imaan Runa Laila
Onek Bochor Paar Hoye
Ore Neel Doriya Amay De Re De Chhariya Sareng Bou Mukul Chowdhury Faruk
Ore Pakhi Monowa Pakhi Ghar Jamai
Path Chirodin Shathi Hoye
Pakhi Chhatpataiya More
Pich Dhala Ei Pathtare Pich Dhala Path
Prem Tui Dena Amay Ektu
Prithibi Tumar Kumal mati Deep Nebhe Nai Satya Shaha Moniruzzaman 1970
Salam Salam Hazar Salam
Sathi Amar Holona tho Keu
Shatru Tumi Bhondhu tumi Anuraag Shubol Das 1979
Shimahin Shagore Vashiye
Shohor Bashi Shuno Tumra
Shopno Bhora Noyon Amar
Shuchorita Jeonako Kichu Deuer Por Deu Raja Hussain Khan G M Anwar Razzak
Shudhu Gaan Geye porichoy Obuz Mon Shamsul Haque Gazi Mazharul Anwar 1972 Razzak
Shurer Bhubone Ami Ajo
Tara Bhora Raate Tomar Poet Azizur Rahman
Tumar Bhubone Eto Oshohay Manusher Mon 1972 Anwar Hossain
Tumader Jolsa Ghore Ami
Tumar Se Prem Tusharer
Tumi Achho Shobi Achhe
Tumi Ki Dekhecho Kobhu Eto Tuku Asha Satya Shaha Mohammad Moniruzzaman 1968
Tumi Saat Sagore Opar Koto Je Minoti Shahnaz Rahmatulla

Musical albums

Name Lyricist Music Director Genre Year of Recording Year of Release Notes/Sang for
Kothay Amar Neel Doriya Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar Classic Album 2008-2009 2017

Songs of album Kothay Amar Neel Doriya

SL. No. Song Title Lyricist Music Director Genre Banner Notes/Sang for
1 Ami Apon Gharer Janlam Na Khabor Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar Modern/Folk Mom Music center Title song
2 Ekhane Amar Padma Meghna Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar
3 Maa Amar Masjid Maa Amar Mandir Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar
4 Premer Bishkanta Bindheche Amay Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar
5 Nayone Mekhona Kajol Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar
6 Amake Tomader Bhalo Na Lagleu Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar
7 Ami Dukkho Ke Bolechi Md Amirul Islam Md Golam Sarwar

Death

Jabbar was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on 1 August 2017 with kidney, cardiovascular, prostate and other ailments. He was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as his health condition deteriorated. He died on 30 August 2017 at the ICU of the hospital while undergoing treatment.

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