Rock legend Ayub Bachchu passes away


Ayub Bachchu. Star file photo
Ayub Bachchu, the prominent singer, composer and founder of rock band LRB, passed away at his Moghbazar residence in Dhaka this morning at the age of 56.

He was brought to Square Hospital around 9:55am when doctors declared him dead, Tarique, a staff of emergency unit of the hospital, told The Daily Star. 

 He was found unconscious at his Moghbazar residence in the morning.
The first namaz-e-janaza of Ayub Bachchu will be held at Eidgah Moidan after Jummah prayer tomorrow (Friday), his younger brother said while briefing reporters at Square Hospital.

Following his janaza, Ayub Bachchu will be taken to the Central Shaheed Minar, so that his fans and people from all walks of life can pay their last respects.

Fans of legendary singer Ayub Bachchu gather in front of Square Hospital on October 18, 2008, hearing the news of his demise. Photo: Star/ Palash Khan

Bachchu will be buried at his family graveyard in Chittagong on Saturday. His daughter will arrive in Dhaka at 1:00 am on Saturday.

His body will be kept in the hospital’s mortuary till then.

Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzmaan Noor expressed deep shock at the death of popular singer Ayub Bachchu.

From creating one of the most timeless soft-rock masterpieces, Cholo Bodley Jai, switching his guitar tone to overdrive for the heavy metal-esque Shahbagh Mor, or just simply capturing the masses with his pop venture Ek Akasher Tara Tui,  Ayub managed to embed his own style in Bangladeshi music.

Bachchu was the son of Haji Mohammad Ishuque Chowdhury and Late Nurjahan Parvin. He grew up in the port city, in a joint family, surrounded by cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Source: thedailystar

Category and Tags
Add a comment
More stories by
Reasons behind you can share your idea

Yes a legit concern! People steal ideas n ideas are priceless!Really! Not sure! In my life I did quite the oppo exsite. I always told as many people as I can, as advance as possible. I was never worried about people ...

Remittance hits record high in January

Bangladeshi migrant workers sent a record amount of remittance home in January.

Construction Progresses on Bangladesh's First Nuclear Power Plant

Bangladesh’s nuclear power plant, being built in Rooppur, about 160 kilometers northwest of the capital, will have the capacity to generate 2400 megawatts of electricity.

Free treatment for elderly above 65yrs on the cards: Minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Jahid Malek.

Should Zunaid Ahmed Palak need to say sorry for a ride in a bike as a passenger without a helmet?

Photo: Sir Zunaid Ahmed Palak's Facebook First of all, I would like to give thanks to Mr.

Follow Business Habit on Facebook, Twitter