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Robin Ghosh

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Native name  রবিন ঘোষ
Name  Robin Ghosh
Genres  Film score
Origin  Dhaka, Bangladesh
Role  Music composer
Children  Ronnie, Ronnie Gosh
Occupation(s)  Music director
Spouse  Shabnam (m. 1964)
Siblings  Ashok Ghosh
Years active  1961–1986
Parents  S.M. Ghosh

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Similar People  Shabnam, Nadeem Baig, Sangeeta, Kazi Nazrul Islam

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Robin Ghosh (13 September 1939 – 13 February 2016) was a Bangladeshi (earlier Pakistani) playback singer and film music composer, best known for singing and composing music for Lollywood films from 1961 to 1986. Playback singer Ahmed Rushdi has a notable contribution to Ghosh's success. Ghosh gained fame in the mid-1960s when Rushdi sang his compositions in films like Chakori (1967), Jahan Tum Wahan Hum, Paisa, etc.

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Early life

Ghosh's father worked for the International Red Cross and was posted to Baghdad during the Second World War, where Ghosh was educated in a convent school. When Ghosh was young his father S.M Ghosh left the family and married another person. His brother, Ashok Ghosh, was a film director in Bangladesh.

When the Second World War ended in 1945, the six-year-old Ghosh along with his family moved to Dhaka, in Bengal (in pre-partitioned India). He showed interest in music, collecting gramophone records and playing the harmonium, and finally graduated with music major in Dhaka.

Family life

In the late 1950s, Ghosh was offered a job at the Dhaka Radio Station by a friend. This friend's sister, Jharna Basak (now better known as the film actress Shabnam) who occasionally played in various Bengali films became friends with him. The two finally got married. Together they had a son, Ronnie (born 1966).

Film career

In the early 1960s, film director Ehtesham visited the radio station, and offered Ghosh a contract as composer for his films. His debut was for the Bengali film Raj Dhanir Bookay in 1961, and followed by numerous other Bengali and Urdu films, including Talash (1963) Paisa, Chakori (1967) and Bhaiya. After the release of Tum Meray Ho, Ghosh moved to Karachi, Pakistan continuing to compose film music into the 1980s. He composed songs for the film Aaina (1977) one of the greatest films ever made in the Pakistani film industry, celebrated its Diamond Jubilee at the Pakistani cinemas.Aina completed 400 weeks at Pakistani cinemas.

Awards

Ghosh earned the Nigar Awards for best composer in the films Talash (1963), Chakori (1967), Chahat (1974), Aaina (1977), Amber (1978) and Dooriyan (1984).

Death

On 10 February 2016, Ghosh became ill and was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka. He died on 13 February 2016 due to respiratory failure. He was 76 years old.

References

Robin Ghosh Wikipedia


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