Legendary playback singer Andrew Kishore has died after a long battle with cancer.
He breathed his last at 6:55pm at a clinic in Rajshahi,” said his brother-in-law Dr Patrik Bipul Biswas.
Earlier, Andrew Kishore was put on life support as his condition deteriorated.
On Sunday, the eight-time national award-winning singer was admitted to the private hospital in Rajshahi owned by his sister as his condition turned critical.
On June 11, Andrew Kishore returned home on a special flight after receiving treatment in Singapore for nine months.
Andrew Kishore went to Singapore on September 9 last year for advanced treatment and he was diagnosed with cancer there. He was later treated at Singapore General Hospital.
The famous musician was given a total of 24 chemotherapy in six steps.
Boron in 1955 in Rajshahi, Andrew Kishore had rendered more than 15,000 songs in movies.
He is survived by his wife Lipika Andrew and their two children.
Some of his popular songs include ‘Jiboner Golpo Achhe Baki Olpo’, ‘Dak Diyachhen Doyal Amare’, ‘Haire Manush Rongin Fanush’, ‘Amar Shara Deho Kheyo Go Mati’, ‘Amar Buker Moddhe Khane’, ‘Amar Babar Mukhe Prothom Jedin Shunechilam Gan’, ‘Bhengeche Pinjor Meleche Dana’, ‘Shobai To Bhalobasha Chae’.