Lyricist and Freedom Fighter Osman Shawkat no more | The Daily Star
03:17 PM, April 27, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:20 PM, April 27, 2021

Lyricist and Freedom Fighter Osman Shawkat no more

Renowned lyricist and freedom fighter Osman Shawkat died to a cardiac arrest yesterday at his residence in the capital's Banasree.

Lyricist Kabir Bakul, also joint secretary of Geetikabi Sangha, confirmed the news to The Daily Star

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He authored many famous songs, including "Jibananda Hoye Sangsare Ajo Ami", "Ek Phonta Bish Aj", "Sonamukhi Shui Diye Shelai Kora Kaj", "Ami Chanpa Dangar Bou"

Osman Shawkat was laid to rest at the Zurain graveyard after his Namaz-e-Janaza took after zuhr prayers today. He was also given a guard of honour by the authorities.

He is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

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