• JUNE 01, 2023
78th birthday celebration

Gazi Mazharul Anwar was soaked in love

Gazi Mazharul Anwar, a well-known lyricist of the subcontinent, was amazed by the love of the people. COURTESY

  • Film
  • Entertainment Correspondent
  • Published: 24 Feb 2021, 11:08 AM

Gazi Mazharul Anwar, a well-known lyricist of the subcontinent, was amazed by the love of the people of the cultural arena of Bangladesh in the program 'Alpo Kothar Galpo Gaan' organized by his son Upal and daughter Dithi on the occasion of his 78th birthday. Last February 22 was his birthday. On the same day, on the initiative of Upal and Dithi, the publication of their father's first book 'Alpo Kothar Galpo Gaan' was held at Gulshan Club. Almost everyone invited to the event turned out to be a timeless evening.

Former Member of Parliament Safi Chowdhury, film actor Ujjwal, Ilyas Kanchan, Omar Sani, Bapparaj, Shakib Khan, Ananta, Samrat, Anjana, Rozina, Aruna Biswas, Moushumi came to there to wish him. Singer Syed Abdul Hadi, Linu Billah, Rafiqul Alam, Abida Sultana, Fahmida Nabi, Samina Chowdhury, Kumar Biswajit, Rumana Islam, Kanakchampa, Asif Akbar, Anupama Mukti, Sharif Rajkumar, Ankhi Alamgir, Dinat Jahan Munni, Sohel Mehdi, Muhin, Yusuf, Sabbir, Rashed, Luipa, Haimanti, Momin Biswas, Konal, Bonny and Music Director Alam Khan, Moinul Islam Khan, Fouad Naser Babu, Farid Ahmed, Milton Khandaker, Shawqat Ali Imon, Javed Ahmed Kislu were also present there.

Debashish Biswas and Shanta Jahan presented the birthday event. The cover of the book ‘Alpo Kothar Galpo Gaan’ published by Khandaker Monirul Islam's publishing house 'Bhashachitra' was unveiled in the presence of everyone including Upal-Dithi's mother Johra Gazi.

Birthday was also celebrated by cutting cake. "My son and daughter's dream came true by completing this event," said Gazi Mazharul Anwar, “I can't express in words how much joy I have seen in their eyes. Everyone who is invited by me or my son or daughter came, thanks to them. A well-organized event is often an example of love, a short story song seems to be an example in the presence of everyone.”

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