Singer Andrew Kishore laid to eternal rest

15 Jul 2020 19:55, Somoy English Desk
Singer Andrew Kishore laid to eternal rest
Singer Andrew Kishore laid to eternal rest

Legendary playback singer Andrew Kishore, who died on July 6, was buried at Christian Cemetery in Rajshahi city on Wednesday.

The country’s most popular singer was buried around 11:30 am at the Christian Cemetery following a funeral programme.

Andrew Kishore’s funeral was held eight days after his demise as it took time for his two children to return home from abroad.

The singers’ body was taken to Rajshahi City Church from the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital’s mortuary around 9. 

People of all walks of life paid last respect to the singer at the funeral.

On July 6, Andrew Kishore passed away at a clinic in Rajshahi after a long battle with cancer.

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 chemotherapies 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’.


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