Best of Bangla music by Sabina Yasmin
Sabina Yasmin (Born 1953)is a popular singer of Bangladeshi origin. She is renowned in Bangladesh for her patriotic songs as well as her playback singing in Bangladeshi cinema. She is one of the legendary singers of Bangladesh. She achieved many awards for her music in Bangladesh.
One of the most popular singers of the Indian subcontinent and the most prolific singer of Bangladesh, Sabina Yasmin started singing for films (soundtrack), radio, television and gramophone companies as a child. She has reigned supreme in the Bangladeshi music industry for the last 40 years. She is one of those few vocalists who is equally sought after in East Bengal (Bangladesh) as well as in West Bengal (in India). She has recorded more than some 10 thousand songs. Though her mellifluous voice is best suited for romantic songs she established her position in the late 70s and early 80s with numerous patriotic songs and folk songs as well. Her honeyed voice has won the hearts of millions of Bengali people all over the world. Over the years she has not only recorded with the top composers of Bangladesh but also India as well including the famous R. D. Burman. Her duet with Kishore Kumar has earned her the respect and envy of many famous female playback singers of the 1980s. She has made numerous concert tours in the UK, USA, Canada, Italy, France, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Pakistan and Australia. In addition as a member of the Bangladesh National Cultural Delegations she has performed in China, Japan, Hongkong, Thailand, Malaysia, India, UAE, Uzbekistan, Greece, Germany, Sweden and Norway. She has received the Shadhinota Padak, the highest award in Bangladesh, in addition to the prestigious Ekushey Padak (The February 21 Medallion) and Jatiyo Cholochchitro Puroshkar (the National Film Award), which she has received ten times till now. In India, the Bengal Film Journalists' Association has also honored her with their Best Playback Singer Award.
Sabina is the youngest of the famous "Yasmin-Sisters" which includes - Farida, Fowzia, Niloufer and Sabina Yasmin.The name of Sabina Yasmin's father is Lutfur Rahman and the name of her mother is Mouluda Khatun. She is also the youngest aunt of the Bangladeshi Music Superstar Agun. Sabina is currently married to the Indian singer/ song-writer Suman Chattopadhyay (aka Kabir Sumon.) Sabina has married twice. After her first marriage ended in a divorce, she married Suman Chattopadhyay, an Indian Bengla singer. Recently she has seriously fallen ill has caused much distress among her fans both at home and abroad. Her state of health has been well published through the all electronic news media of Bangladesh. She went to Singapore on 11 July for better treatment. She came back to Bangladesh on 25 October and reported to have overcome her sickness
Awards:In Bangladesh-->Shadhinota Padak, Ekushey Padak (The February 21 Medallion), Jatiyo Cholochchitro Puroshkar (The National Film Award)(10x)
In India-->Best Playback Singer Award (Bengal Film Journalists' Association)