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Nov 242014
 
Mashrafe Mortaza chases perfection


Mashrafe Mortaza did not feel completely satisfied with his bowling, but never allowed that negativity to affect his captaincy © BCB

As he walked back to the dressing room as night set in at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Mashrafe Mortaza told a confidant he was not “balanced” while bowling. “There is something wrong. I have to figure it out,” he said, and repeated it.

He had taken two wickets in the first ODI, ran in hard, was never short of a smile and there was even a sighting of a dive across the pitch to stop a front-foot push. Mashrafe had bowled in three spells, and tested the batsmen each time.

Whether he had corrected the balance issue, his three early wickets in the second ODI jolted Zimbabwe. He kept bowling off-cutters – slow or fast – and Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda and Sikandar Raza inside-edged, missed or top-edged. Zimbabwe attempted to fight, but the early setbacks were never mended and Mashrafe was adjudged Man of the Match despite Arafat Sunny taking one more wicket.

Again, Mashrafe said he was not fully satisfied with his effort. Perhaps he was thinking of the 18-run over to Elton Chigumbura during the batting Powerplay. But it was sandwiched between two Shakib Al Hasan overs that cost only one run, which meant Bangladesh never really lost grip of the game at that stage.

“I got wickets, but I could only hit the right areas 80 percent of the time,” Mashrafe said. “I am not bowling at my quickest and neither have I been able to give my all. I think there is something missing in my bowling. It doesn’t mean that I would have got more wickets, but in terms of satisfaction, it is around 80 percent.

“I was completely happy with how I bowled against India and West Indies. It didn’t matter if I took wickets. It is not that I am not happy now. I have the confidence. I haven’t hit my areas consistently. There is still room for improvement. Maybe it is because there has been some gap between the last time I played international cricket and now. I think it will come back in due course.”

For a cricketer who is standing on legs that have sustained a number of surgeries, he can be granted a bit of negativity. But it has not crept into his captaincy. Far from it, Mashrafe has always come across a leader who puts across challenges for both his opponents and his team-mates.

He has had two stints as Bangladesh captain and stepped in for the injured Mushfiqur Rahim to lead them in the two T20s against Sri Lanka in February. Although both matches were lost, Mashrafe set fields and made bowling changes that were refreshing and also has shown time and again his ability to unite the team, and distribute his confidence among newcomers and those out of form.

On Sunday too, he took a couple of risky calls: he decided to bat first even with the possibility of dew later in the evening, and it ultimately worked out despite the other punt nearly ruining his plans. Even if it didn’t pan out, there had been some sense in hiking Shakib and Mushfiqur up the order after a 158-run opening stand, but Sabbir Rahman, who had made his ODI debut in the previous game, was elevated to No. 5 and prolonged the wobble.

“We had the confidence that we can win by batting first. We also had the lack of dew from the previous game in mind. We got the ball to turn in the evening. So I thought maybe I can take the risk of fielding in the dew.

“If [Sabbir Rahman] had made runs, we would be called successful. He batted confidently in the last game, which prompted us to send him ahead. We thought of giving him more overs to bat. It was a positive move, but he couldn’t pull it off. It can happen. But Mominul is our No. 3 [batsman].”

When he was asked to comment on Zimbabwe’s state, Mashrafe did what Mashrafe does. He never minced his words and showed a clear awareness of the bigger picture.

“Confidence comes with winning. The team that loses, they are slightly behind in those stakes,” he said. “We should not be focusing on how they feel. For most of the year we have been in their position. We have lost a lot of matches. We have finally got some consistency so we hope to hold on to that going into the World Cup.”

Nov 242014
 
Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan Biography and Picture

Hridoy Khan is a Bangladeshi singer and music composer; born in 18th of January, 1990, Hridoy released his first album ‘Hridoy Mix’ in 2008. He is the youngest music composer of Bangladesh. He attracted the attention of young generation through his song ‘Chaina meye tumi onno karo hou’.

Hridoy Khan Birthday and family life:

Hridoy was born in Dhaka. He is the eldest among two brothers and a sister. His younger brother Protthoy Khan is also a singer, music composer and music director. His only sister Raija is studying in standard two. Hridoy Khan’s father Ripon Khan is known as the ‘Jingle king’ of Bangladesh, he created many hit jingles of the time in commercials. Shefali Khan is his mother. His grandfather Moinul Islam Khan was a singer and music trainer. Hridoy is 5 feet 5 inch tall and weighed 59 kg.

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan

Hridoy Khan All Bangla Music works:

Hridoy Khan’s first solo album ‘Bolo na’ was released in 2008. His second album ‘Choa’ was released in 2011. Both of them were commercially successful. He wrote three songs for the movie ‘Television’ directed by Mostofa Sarwar Faruki. Hridoy has his own studio in Polton where he stays most of the time and work upon music unless there is a concert or meeting. 

Hridoy Khan liking:

Hridoy once played cricket and billiard but cannot manage time for that now a days. He likes to eat sweets and chaomin very much.

Hridoy Khan Marriage:

Hridoy Khan has recently got married with Sujana Jafor Khan after four years of waiting. Sujana is a Bangladeshi model and actress. The engagement and marriage was done in the residence of Sujana in Mirpur. Hridoy took Sujana in his house right after the marriage. Hridoy informed that although they went to Sujana’s home for engagement, the groom’s family ultimately completed the marriage procedure.

Hridoy Khan said about his marriage, “I’m really very happy to find my love after waiting for so long time. I’m conveying millions of gratitude to Almighty Allah.” Sujana said, “I could not realize how much he loves me. His love amused me, we became together for the strength of his love.” Sujana seek blessings from their fans. Close members of the two family and some of the musicians were present in the marriage occasion.

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan and sujana
Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan and sujana

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan Selfie

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan and sujana

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan, sujana and Balam

 

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan

Singer and music composer Hridoy Khan
Hridoy Khan and James

Nov 242014
 
Singer and music composer Belal Khan Biography and Picture

Belal Khan is a veteran singer and music composer of Bangladesh. He stepped into the music industry with his solo and mixed albums many years before. He has just released his fifth mixed album of romantic songs titled ‘Aral valobasha’. He once established a music band group named ‘Prachir’; they performed in stages for many days. Belal was known in many ways in his own area of Dhanmondi at that period. Later he completed a four years course upon ‘Nazrul songs’ from Bulbul Lolitokola Academy. 

Belal Khan’s first album titled ‘Bondho shopno’ was released in the banner of ‘Fahim Music’. His first solo album ‘Shai’ was released by ‘Shongita’ which was occupied with folk songs. He played back in the movie ‘Khuti’ directed by Saifur Rubel where he sang the famous song of Khan Ata ‘Pothe pothe’. He will release a mixed album in this year’s Valentine’s Day along with another album which is composed by Arefin Rumi. He is also discussing with film directors for several other play backs. Belal sang some of the very popular songs of time; such as ‘Pagol tor jonno re’, ‘Ekmutho shopno’, ‘Ekla Prohor’ etc.

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan 

Recently he composed and sang the title song of the movie ‘Olpo sholpo premer golpo’. It is a duet song of Belal with Ruprekha of Kolkata and it became popular among the crowds. He also composed and sang another duet in this movie with Tarannum Mollick; the song titled ‘Foorti’. Last but not the least; Belal achieved successes in this year with one more song titled ‘Istition’ in the movie ‘Nekabborer Mohaproyan’. He appeared as an alternative singer with this song based upon ‘Sufism’.

Belal is also working with his solo album despite his business with the films. His second solo album ‘Baji’ is going to be released after two years. ‘I’ve tried to provide something different for the listeners’ – he said about his album. 

Belal Khan Education and working life:

Belal Khan completed his BBA and MBA from a private University. He had a bank service once but did quit his job to engage himself fully in the music. He wants to be in the heart of his listeners through music.

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan 

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan 

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan Family

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan 
Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan and His Son

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan and His Son

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan

Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan and His Son
Singer and music composer Belal Khan
Belal Khan

Nov 242014
 
Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James) Biography

Faruk Mahfuz Anam is a Bangladeshi rock singer who is popularly known as James. He is entitled as ‘Guru’ and ‘Nogor baul’ to his fans. James is currently the head guitarist and vocalist of the band group ‘Nogor Baul’ which is previously known as ‘Feelings’. James received immense popularity to the people of Bangladesh and India for his unique voice and style. He also played back in some of the films of Bolywood. 

Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James) Primary life:

James was born in Nougan and brought up in Chittagong. His father was a government officer who later worked as the Chairman of Chittagong Education Board. The family of James did not like music so he left his home to learn music. He started living in a boarding house in Chittagong named Aziz boarding and his music career started from that time. He established a band named ‘Feelings’ with his friends and started his career as the lead guitarist and vocalist of that band.

Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)
Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James) Working life:

Bangladesh: He gained popularity from his band group ‘Feelings’ which was started from Chittagong. Later he formed the band ‘Nogor Baul’. James started the Psychedelic rock in Bangla for the first time. He is skilled in playing guitar. Although he was the main vocal and guitarist of the band ‘Nogor baul’, James prefers his solo career. Many song writers wrote songs for him including poet Shamsur Rahman, Prince Mahmud, Shibli. 

He was inspired by the legendary singers like Jim Morison, Mark Nofflar and Eric Clapton in the beginning of his career. His first album ‘Station Road’ was released in 1987 with the band ‘Feelings’. The first solo album titled ‘Ononna’ was released in 1988. The band ‘Feelings’ was transformed as ‘Nogor baul’.

Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)
Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James) In Bollywood:

James has always been popular in the west Bengal as a singer from Bangladesh. He joined with Bangali music composer of Kolkata, Pritom. In 2005, he played back in a film named ‘Gang star’. One of his songs in that movie titled ‘Vigi vigi’ got immense popularity and remained in the top chart for more than a month. In 2006, he played back in the movie ‘O Lamhe’ where the sang the song titled ‘Chol Chole’. In 2007 James played back in the movie ‘Life in a metro’. He sang two songs in that movie titled ‘Rishte’ and ‘Al – bida’ (Reprice). James last play back was in the movie named ‘Warning’ in which he sang the song titled ‘Bebashi’. The song was released in 2013.

Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)
Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James) Modeling:

In the first part of 2000, James performed in a commercial of Pepsi which was his first advertisement. The commercial was telecasted both in Bangladesh and West Bengal. Afterwards he performed in an advertisement of Energy drink ‘Black horse’. James also performed in some parts of the movie ‘Life in a metro’ where he had seen as a member of a band group. He also performed in the music video of the song ‘Bebashi’ in the movie titled ‘Warning’.

James first got married with Rothy. They were divorced in 2002 and James got married for the second time with Benajir Sazzad. James met with Benajir in a concert in 1999 and inclined into an affair. At present the rock star is the father of two daughters named Jannat & Jahan and a son named Danesh.

Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James) arrested:

James was arrested in 2002 in an accusation of marrying under aged Benajir Sazzad when he returned from USA. After that Benajir claimed herself as an adult and freed James from the lock up.

Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)
Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Involvement in Red Dot entertainment:

James is now running a production house named ‘Red Dot Entertainment’ with Gazi Ahmed Shuvro. They produced a video advertisement titled ‘Beautiful Bangladesh’ during 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Red Dot Entertainment produced innumerable number of Reality Shows. Among them notable are ‘The Rock star – 2’, ‘Lux Channel I Superstar’, ‘ke hote chay kotipoti’ etc. red Dot also makes television commercials.

Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)
Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Singer Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Faruk Mahfuz Anam (James)

Nov 242014
 
Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob Biography and Picture

People may not recognize him in the name Shayan Chowdhury, but the name Arnob is rather popular to the music lovers of this country. Arnob has been attached with the music from childhood since he was brought up in a cultural family environment. His birthday was in 27th of January.

Tapan Chowdhury, the paternal uncle of Arnob is one of the most successful musicians of this country. Arnob even learned to art in inspiration of his artist father. Arnob completed his masters in Fine Arts from the Art Department of Shantiniketon. Afterwards he chose music as his profession. He has a music band group of his own. Apart from releasing solo albums and working in the music of television drama, Arnob composed music in the films like ‘Monpura’, ‘Aha’ and ‘Jaago’. In 1998 he performed music in the films of Kolkata.

Arnob was first the member of the band ‘Bangla’. He released five solo albums named – ‘Chaina Vabish’, ‘Hok Kolorob’, ‘Dub’, ‘Rod boleche hobe’ and ‘Adhek ghume’.

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Autobiography of Singer Arnob:

At present Arnob is working as the Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed ‘Adhkhana Music Company’ where he directed music videos, documentaries and commercials. He studied in Wills Little Flower School in Dhaka and sent to Shanti – niketon when he was a student of class two and his journey in the music arena started from that period of time. In the study compartment students were taught in the open spaces under the tree. Arnob used to write songs and composed them whenever classes stopped due to rain.

Arnob started to learn ‘Esraj’ when he was a student of class seven. Gradually he learned different aspects of music, especially western music and he started to play guitar and key board in school. The ‘Baul’ songs of Shanti – niketon have an influence in his music. Arnob formed his music band group ‘Bangla’ with some of his Indian friends in 1997. Buno and Anusheh joined there later. 

After his completion of studies in Shanti – niketon, Arnob came back in Bangladesh. The dream of Arnob and other members of the band came true when their band ‘Bangla’ turned fully as a Bangladeshi band. Apart from ‘Bangla’, Arnob is a member of other band group named ‘Prayer Hall’.

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob Family relation:

Arnob is the son of the elder brother of prominent Bangladeshi singer Tapan Chowdhury. Arnob’s father name is Shopon Chowdhury.

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob All Music  Albums:

Arnob released five solo albums after ‘Bangla’. His first album ‘Chaina Vabish’ reflects many comprehensive perspectives of life. The second album ‘Hok Kolorob’ contains the songs which were composed and written by him and his friends during the years of Shanti niketon. The third album titled ‘Dub’. Arnob is very much popular to the listeners of Bangladesh for his poetic lyrics and complex music formation. The fourth album ‘Rod boleche hobe’ is an experimental album and the fifth album ‘Adhek ghume’ is based upon ‘Rabindro shongit’. He also composed the music in two of the other albums of different musicians. These are the ‘Rabindro shongit’ album of Shana Bajpeyi titled ‘Notun kore pabo bole’ and an album of Krishno koli named ‘Shurjo badhi basha’.

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Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob and shahana

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

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Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

Singer Shayan Chowdhury Arnob
Shayan Chowdhury Arnob 

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