Bangladeshi singer and composer Lucky Akhand has passed away at Dhaka this evening following prolonged illness.
Lucky Akhand (born 18 June, 1956 died 21 April, 2017)was a Bangladeshi singer-composer. He was associated with the musical band Happy Touch. He composed notable songs including Ei Neel Monihar, Abar Elo Jey Shondhya and Amaye Deko Na. He served as the director (music) of Bangladeshi national radio network Bangladesh Betar.
He had been a regular in many live music sessions on television ever since.
Akhand stopped his career after the death of his younger brother, Happy Akhand in 1987. He returned after a decade with two albums named Porichoy Kobe Hobe and Bitrishna Jibone Amar in 1998. Porichoy Kobe Hobe was the second solo album and the remake of his Happy Akhand’s solo album. Bitrishna Jibone Amar was a band and modern mix album. Six prominent singers of that time James, Ayub Bachchu, Hasan, Kumar Biswajit, Tapan Chowdhury, and Samina Chowdhury sang together on this album. In the same year, he composed a duet album named Ananda Chokh with the lyrics of Golam Morshed and under the banner of Soundtrack. Akhand composed a solo album of Samina Chowdhury named Amay Dekona in 1999.
He also composed the song “Hridoyer Durdine Jacche Khora” for the album Dekha Hobe Bondhu by band ARK. He composed another mixed album after year 2000.Lucky Akhand gave vocal in three songs which touched every Lucky listeners.