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The Ekushey Padak winning singer was born in September 1962 in Dhaka. She is the wife of late actor Khaled Khan. His uncle is Wahidul Haque, a pioneer of the country's cultural movement and a Rabindranath researcher. Her only daughter Jayita is also a Rabindra Sangeet artist.

The acclaimed singer sang about 200 Rabindra Sangeet. She has released a total of 24 solo albums. Of these, 14 are from India and 10 from Bangladesh. She received the Shilpakala Padak in 2016. The Government of Bangladesh awarded her the Ekushey Padak in 2020 for her significant contribution in music. She also founded a music school called 'Suratirtha'. She was also the head of the Rabindra Sangeet department of Chhayanat. She was also the vice-president of the Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan Parishad.

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