Nazu Akhand

Nazu Akhand, a renowned figure in the Bangladeshi music industry, showed exceptional musical talent from a young age as a child artist. This early acclaim laid the foundation for a successful and long-lasting career in music.

Her voice became a staple in the Bangladeshi film industry, with her contributing 223 playback songs to various movies. Nazu’s first foray into film music was in 2001 with “Mayer Somman,” where she sang alongside Kumar Bishwajit to the compositions of Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul. This collaboration marked the beginning of a series of successful film songs that would endear her to fans nationwide.

Nazu’s talent was not confined to the silver screen; she also released several solo tracks that resonated with the audience, such as “Aamai haat baraley jaina chhoya,” which earned her the ‘Citycell-Channel i Music Award 2009’ for Popular Choice. Her solo song “Urey Jete Chai” is eagerly anticipated by her fans, especially around the festive season of Pahela Boishakh.

Nurtured in a musical environment by her mother, Tahmina Habib, Nazu honed her skills under the tutelage of renowned maestros including Ustad Salauddin in Nazrul songs, Gobinda Goswami in classical music, and Ustad Sanjeeb Dey. This diverse training provided her with a solid foundation in various musical styles, enriching her performances and recordings.

Throughout her career, Nazu has recorded a multitude of songs for films, working with various artists, lyricists, and composers, showcasing her versatility and dedication to her craft. She has also released four music albums, each met with critical acclaim and commercial success. Additionally, her contributions to mixed albums have further solidified her standing in the music industry.

Her exceptional work has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by the numerous awards and recognition she has received from various cultural organizations and societies, both at home and abroad. These accolades have celebrated her as an artist of exceptional talent and as a cherished figure in the cultural tapestry of Bangladesh.

Nazu is also respected for her role as a jury member in cultural programs, such as the National Cultural Fest-2023, and is an esteemed member of notable organizations including Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar, and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

Nazu Akhand’s career is also marked by her international presence, having performed in concerts and musical tours across the globe, thereby acting as a cultural ambassador for Bangladesh. She remains one of the most successful singers in the country, with a career that not only spans decades but also bridges cultures. Her life and work have been extensively covered by the nation’s leading newspapers, reflecting her significant impact on Bangladesh’s cultural scene.

Rooted in her heritage and faith, Nazu continues to inspire with her music and dedication. Her biography is not just a tale of personal achievement but a chronicle of her contributions to the arts and the representation of Bangladeshi music on the world stage.