Firoza Begum (World Music Singer)
Firoza Begum (singer)

Feroza Begum was a Bangladeshi Nazrul Sangeet singer. She was awarded the Independence Day Award in 1979 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Native name: ফিরোজা বেগম
Born: Jul 28, 1930, Faridpur, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: Sept 9, 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Years active: 1940–2014
Children: Tahsin Ahmed, Hamin Ahmed, Shafin Ahmed
Parents: Mohammad Ismail (father), Begum Kowkabunnesa (mother)
Relatives: Mohammad Asafuddowla (brother)
Awards: Independence Day Award (1979)

About Firoza Begum

Bangladeshi Nazrul Sangeet singer and the winner of the Sheltech Award and the Independence Day Award.

Before Fame

She recorded her first Islamic song by a Gramophone company in 1942.


Her sons are members of the popular rock band Miles.

Family Life

She was married to singer and composer Kamal Dasgupta until his death on July 20, 1974.


She and fellow singer Sabina Yasmin were both recipients of the Independence Day Award, the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh.

Information related to Firoza Begum (singer)

  • 20th-century Bangladeshi singers
  • 21st-century Bangladeshi singers
  • Burials at Banani Graveyard
  • Bangladeshi female singers
  • Recipients of the Independence Day Award

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Latest information about Firoza Begum updated on September 08, 2020.

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