Andrew Kishore is confirmed dead at the age of 64.
Andrew was best known as a Bangladeshi playback singer.
Andrew Kishore
এন্ড্রু কিশোর
Kishore at Rajshahi College in May 2018
Kishore at Rajshahi College in May 2018
Background information
Born4 November 1955
Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Died6 July 2020,Rajshahi, Bangladesh
GenresFolk, film
Occupation(s)Playback singer
Years active1980–2020
Andrew Kishore (4 November 1955 – 6 July 2020) was a Bangladeshi playback singer. His notable 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", and "Shobai To Bhalobasha Chae".
Kishore won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer eight times for the films Boro Bhalo Lok Chhilo (1982), Surrender (1987), Khotipuron (1989), Padma Meghna Jamuna (1991), Kabul (1996), Aaj Gaye Holud (2000), Saajghor (2007) and Ki Jadu Korila (2008).
Contents
1 Early life and career
2 Personal life and death
3 Filmography
4 References
5 Memorable Songs
Early life and career
Kishore studied at the University of Rajshahi. He started taking music lessons at the age of six under Abdul Aziz Bachchu, the then chief music director of Rajshahi Betar. After the 1971 Liberation War, he was enlisted in the radio in Nazrul, Tagore, modern, folk and patriotic songs categories.
In 1977, Kishore came to Dhaka to participate in a talent hunt project initiated by Shahidul Islam, the then director of Transcription Service of Bangladesh Betar. At the programme, he rendered the song Soheli O Soheli, composed by Debu Bhattacherjee.
Kishore debuted in playback singing in the film Mail Train (1977) where he sang Ochinpurer Rajkumari Nei Je Tar Keu, composed by Saley Alam Khan. Introduced by A.H.M. Rafique, Kishore made his breakthrough by the song Ek Chor Jay Choley from the film Protikkha, composed by Alam Khan.
Kishore works in his Probaho Media, a production house, which produces television plays, commercials and other productions.
Personal life and death
Kishore was married to Lipika Andrew Eti. They have a daughter, Minim Andrew Songa, and a son, Jay Andrew Saptok.
The singer had been suffering from Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer that originates in the Lymphatic system, along with kidney and hormone related disease.
According to his brother-in-law Dr Patrick Bipul Biswas, he died on July 6, 2020 at around 7:00pm. He was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a clinic called Rajshahi Ad runes by his sister around one hour before.
Filmography
Protigga (1979)
Ronger Manush (1982)
Ustad Sagred (1984)
Kanchonmala (1985)
Noyon'er Alo (1985)
Shotru - Hindi (1986)
Tin Konna (1986)
Dui Poysar Alta (1986)
Nondini (1987)
Neetiban (1987)
Jibon Porikkha (1988)
Jhinuk Mala (1988)
Beder Meye Josna (1989)
Mehman (1989)
Surrender
Baba Keno Chakar (1990)
Chondrokotha (1990)
Fire Fire Asi (1991)
Bheja Chokh (1991)
Premer Nam Bedona (1992)
Rohim Rupban (1992)
Keyamat Theke Keyamat (1993)
Tomake Chai (1994)
Sajan (1994)
Bikkhobh (1994)
Chawa Theke Pawa (1994)
Sojon (1994)
Banglar Nayok (1995)
Moha Milon (1995)
Sontrash (1994)
Sotter Mrittu Nei (1995)
Anondo Oshru (1995)
Sopner Prithibi (1995)
Sopner Thikana (1995)
Sujon Sokhi (1996)
Praner Cheye Priyo (1997)
Biyer Phul (1997)
Tumi Amar (1997)
Tumi Shudhu Tumi (1997)
Bhalobasi Tomake (1998)
Prithibi Tomar Amar (1998)
Meyerao Manush (1998)
Modhur Milon (1999)
Bhondo (1999)
Madam Fuli (1999)
Tomar Jonno Pagol (1999)
Aj Gaye Holud (2000)
Asha Amar Asha (2000)
Shesh Thikana (2000)
Narir Mon (2000)
E Badhon Jabena Chhire (2000)
Nissase Tumi Bissase Tumi (2000)
Buk Chera Bhalobasa (2000)
Sami Chhintai (2000)
O Priya Tumi Kothay (2001)
Meghla Akash (2001)
Milon Hobe Koto Dine (2001)
Hridoyer Badhon (2001)
Itihas (2001)
Premer Tajmahal (2002)
Matir Phul (2003)
Phul Nebo Na Oshru Nebo (2003)
Sopner Basor (2004)
Sopner Bhalobasa (2004)
Moyna Sundori (2004)
Khairun Sundori (2004)
Wrong Number (2004)
Megher Opare Megh (2004)
Bolona Bhalobasi (2004)
Prem Songeet (2005)
Taka (2005)
Noyon Bhora Jol (2005)
Bini Sutar Mala (2005)
Dhakaiya Pola Borishaler Maiya (2005)
Hajar Bochhor Dhore (2005)
Molla Barir Bou (2005)
Meher Nigar (2005)
Dui Noyoner Alo (2005)
Hridoyer Kotha (2006)
Koti Takar Kabin (2006)
Mayer Morjada (2006)
Kheyaghater Majhi (2006)
Mayer Hate Behester Chabi (2006)
Amar Praner Sami (2007)
Ek Takar Bou (2007)
Chhoto Ekta Bhalobasa (2007)
Sami Strir Wada (2008)
Amar Praner Priya (2008)
Tomake Bou Banabo (2008)
Chachchu (2008)
Dadima (2008)
Meye Sakkhi (2008)
Bolbo Kotha Basor Ghore (2009)
Shubho Bibaho (2009)
Mon Bosena Porar Tebile (2009)
Chader Moto Bou (2010)
Bodhu Tumi Kar (2010)
Ora Amay Bhalo Hote Dilona (2010)
Bhalobaslei Ghor Badha Jay Na (2011)
Pran Sojoni
Ekbar Bolo Bhalobasi (2011)
Mayer Hate Behester Chabi (2011)
Priya Amar Jan (2011)
Piritir Agun Jole Digun (2011)
Moner Ghore Bosot Kore (2012)
Ek Takar Kabin (2012)
Nishpap Munna (2013)
Number One Shakib Khan (2013)
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