Robin Ghosh, Bangladeshi compose, Died at 76


Robin Ghosh was born in 1939, and died on February 13, 2016.

He was a Bangladeshi playback singer and music composer.

He was best known for singing and composing music for various Lollywood films from 1961 to 1986.

The playback singer Ahmed Rushdi has a notable donation to Ghosh’s success.

Robin gained fame in the mid-1960s when Rushdi sang his compositions in films like Chakori, Jahan tum wahan hum, Paisa, etc.

During the late 1950s, he was given a job at the Dhaka Radio Station by a friend.

His friend’s sister, Jharna Basak (now better known as the film actress Shabnam) who infrequently played in various Bengali films became friends with him.

Following that, the two finally got married.

They had a son, Ronnie, who was born in 1966.

He and his wife lived with his wife Shabnam in Bangladesh until his death.

During the early 1960s, the film director Ehtesham visited the radio station and offered Ghosh a contract as a 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 Talaash, Paisa, Chakori and Bhaiya.

After the release of Tum Meray Ho, Ghosh moved to Karachi, continuing to compose film music into the 1980s.

Robin Ghosh composed songs for the film Aaina, one of the greatest films ever made in the Pakistan film Industry.

Ghosh gained the Nigar Award for the best composer in the films Talaash (1963), Chakori (1967), Chahat (1974), Aaena (1977), Amber (1978) and Dooriyan (1984).

During February 10, 2016, Ghosh became ill and was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka.

Robin Ghosh passed away at 76 yrs old, due to respiratory failure.