Two eras ago from today, a song was created by Ethun Babu, a Bangladeshi lyricist and composer. He approached many legendary singers to perform that song, but he was denied. Then a young artist, Asif Akbar, took up the song 'O Priya Tumi Kothay' and the history was made 29 January 2001.

Asif Akbar was born on March 25, 1972, in Comilla. His father, Ali Akbar, was a lawyer and mother, Rokeya Akbar. During his childhood, he was more interested in cricket and mischief rather than music. He was incredibly naughty and rebellious, which led to numerous complaints being filed against him. As a result, his father would often beat him. At one point, his father assumed that Asif, the sixth child among his seven siblings, had possibly gone astray. Asif enrolled in Comilla Zilla School and completed SSC from this school in 1989. Then he attended Comilla Victoria College and completed his HSC, Hons, and Master’s Degree from this college. He married to Salma Asif Mitu. He has two sons – Shafqat Asif Rono and Shafayet Asif Rudro and one doughter Aidah Asif Rongon...

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Asif Akbar


In Different Roles

All 30 Solo Albums

O Priya Tumi Kothay

Tumie Sukhi Hou

Tumi Kotha Rakhoni

Tumio Kadbe Ekdin

Sukhe Theko Tumi Bandhobi

Pashani Tumi Pashani

Tumi Mone Rakhoni

Ekbar Bolo Tumi

Keno Tumi Shukhe Thakbe