Shaon Chowdhury receives South Asian Cultural Award

Noted Bangladeshi singer Shaon Chowdhury has recently received "South Asian Cultural Award" (Gold) from Kathmandu, Nepal. The singer was informed of winning the award over telephone from Kathmandu on April 14.

Shaon Chowdhury shared this prestigious award for his duet song "Tomaree Chokh-e Ekedilam" with Mumbai based super-star singer Alka Yagnik. The award is only conferred to artistes of the SAARC countries through holding open competition.

Amidst colourful festivity the award was declared in Kathmandu, Nepal. The composer of the song Mostak Ahmed received the award on behalf of singer Shaon Chowdhury.

The award winning song written by M. Mahbub Mohsin belongs to the artiste's mixed audio album “Gao Dui Bangla” that featured artistes from both Bangladesh and India and was launched in 2011. Divine Music has produced the album.

The talented singer has also bagged several other international awards in singing category.

Shaon Chowdhury, a civil servant, has been training in music for the last four decades. Currently the singer is learning classical khayal and ghazal under renowned Ustad Niaz Mohammad Chowdhury.

Under the banner of Impress Audio Vision Limited and Soundtek, Shaon Chowdhury's several solo albums --"Bhalobasha Bhalo Theko", "Amar Ichchhey Korey", "Tomar Akashey" and "Kaal Shararat" are available in music stores.

News Source: 
The Daily Star