Renowned singer Subir Nandi passes away

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Dhaka, May 07: National award-winning singer and composer Subir Nandi died at a hospital in Singapore on early Tuesday.He breathed his last at Singapore General Hospital around 4:30am, said his daughter Falguni Nandi.

He was taken to Singapore on April 30. His health condition deteriorated once again yesterday as he had suffered from multiple organ failure at the hospital.

Subir had suffered from multiple organ failure, Dr Samanta Lal Sen, chief coordinator of National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, who had been monitoring the singer’s treatment in coordination with the doctors in Singapore.

Earlier, Subir Nandi was admitted to Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka on April 14 after he fell ill while returning to Dhaka from Srimangal by a train. The singer suffered a cardiac arrest soon after he was taken to the CMH emergency department.

He underwent a bypass surgery in the USA in 2013 for critical triple vessel coronary artery disease and had an angioplasty in the USA earlier this year.

Subir Nandi won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer five times for his performance in the films Mahanayak (1984), Shuvoda (1986), Srabon Megher Din (1999), Megher Pore Megh (2004) and Mohua Sundori (2015).

He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2019.