‘Jai Bangla, Banglar Jai’, ‘Achhen Amar Moktar Akhin Amar Barrister’, ‘Ektara Tui Desh Katha Bal Re Eber Bal’, ‘Ekbar Jaa Na De Amer Kotto Sonar Gaon’, ‘Gerner Katha Swarlipi’ – all such timeless songs. Creator Gazi Mazharul Anwar is no more.
He fell ill early Sunday morning and was rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared him dead. This is how the composer of more than 20 thousand songs died.
The sudden demise of the legendary lyricist has cast a pall over the country. Especially the stars of Sangeet Bhuban are shocked and saddened.
After hearing the news of Gazi Mazharul Anwar’s death, the stars started gathering at the hospital from the morning. Many of the singers rushed to the United Hospital in the capital.
Popular singer Monir Khan is among them. The journalists also rushed to see him. Meanwhile, Monir Khan kept crying.
He could not answer any questions of the journalists. This singer can not accept Gazi Mazharul Anwar leaving like this.
Monir Khan said in a tearful voice, he is like my father. My two sons always said. One is Upal and the other is Monir Khan. He used to talk to me every day. If you don’t talk on the phone one day, your father would say, are you sick? I lost a man like him. It is an irreparable loss. ‘
Monir Khan’s passion for Gazi Mazharul Anwar is supposed to flow like this. Because, he has given voice to several songs written by Gazi Mazharul Anwar. Many songs of Monir Khan have gained popularity in the words of the legendary lyricist.
It is known that the body of Gazi Mazharul Anwar has been kept in the hospital’s freezer. He was initially scheduled to be picked up at the Baridhara Park Road residence, but it has been postponed for the time being.
Gazi Mazharul Anwar’s funeral will be completed after daughter singer Dithi and her uncle come from abroad, said Upal, the late singer’s son.
Hearing the news of Gazi Mazharul Anwar’s death rushed to the hospital besides Monir Khan. Anant Jalil, Varsha, producer Khorshed Alam Khusru and many others. In addition to this, Dhaka’s North Mayor Atiq rushed.