Shahnaz Rahmatullah passes away
March 24th, 2019 at 2:20 pm
Shahnaz Rahmatullah passes away

Dhaka – The nightingale of modern Bangla song Shahnaz Rahmatullah has been died of cardiac arrest in Dhaka at the age of 67.

Rahmatullah, who was renowned for melodious singing with an illustrated career, breathed her last at her Bardhara residence in the city on Saturday night.  

The singer will be laid to eternal rest at Banani graveyard in Dhaka after Zorh prayers Sunday, her family said.

The first funeral prayers of the singer will be held at the Park Mosque in Baridhara Abul Bashar Rahmatullah, her husband, said.

She left behind husband, one son, a daughter and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn her death.

Born on January 2, 1952 to M Fazlul Haq and Asiya Haq, she started her career as a singer in the early age. Late actor Zafar Iqbal and music director Anwar Parvez were her siblings.

Rahmatullah was awarded Ekushey Padak, National Film Award, Shilpakala Academy Award and Bangladesh Film Journalist Association Award during her successful career.