Dhaka, Bangladesh
BLCPS offers all-out solution to copyright issues for the music bards in Bangladesh

Lyricist, composer and singer Shawkat

BLCPS offers all-out solution to copyright issues for the music bards in Bangladesh

The BLCPS (Bangladesh Lyricists, Composers and performers Society) venture ushers a new beginning creating new energy, hope and aspiration among the creative souls, including the lyricists, composers and the singers who have dedicated all their sweats in upholding the glory of our music industry. The recognition of Copyrights has always been a burning yet unsolved issue in country since long, thus making ways to frequent chaos, misfortunes as well as series of mishaps. However with the birth of BLCPS I am quite optimist, the bad days are finally gone greeting a new era for all kinds of musicians in Bangladesh. Celebrated lyricist and composer Shawkat Islam said this while commenting on his recent engagement with the new-born BLCPS and on their efforts in solving copyright complicacies to affirm a precise and justified recognition and revenue for the actual artists. A noted name in the music industry who has published a total of 46 music albums since 2000, Shawkat is always passionate for innovation and creativity. After parting with his 10-year long service career in the Bangladesh Army as an officer, he decided to invest his talent in the music industry and immediately enthralled the audience with his debut album ‘Eka Udashi Mone’ released on December in 2000. Since then he has recorded 600+ songs for top rank singers in country that includes some super hit tracks, like, ‘Ek Akasher Tara’ by Ayub Bachchu, ‘Pagla Hawa’ by James and ‘Bashiwala’ by Tishma. He recorded 03 duet albums of Bangladeshi legendary band artist James and Ayub Bachchu titled “Achhol”, “Noy Chhoy” and “Dil”. He has also created other popular songs, like, ‘Tomar chokhe dekhle bondhu’ by Ayub Bachchu, ‘Shala la la’ by Kaniz Suborna, ‘Akashe tor bari gelo’ by Asif, ‘Jeona Chole bondhu’ by Ayub Bachchu, ‘Tomake bou banabo’ by Runa Laila and Asif and many more. He worked as a music director for the movie ‘Tomake Bou Banabo’ starring Shakib Khan and Shabnur. He has composed 39 songs for James and 48 songs for Ayub Bachchu. Besides composed songs for Shafin Ahmed, Maqsood, Runa Laila, Andrew Kishore, Asif, Bappa Mozumder, Partho Barua, Hasan, Biplob, Pathik Nabi, Doly Syontony, Aankhi Alamgir, Kaniz Subrna, Samina Chowdhury, Fahmida Nobi, S I Tutul, Tishma, Tipu, Nasim Ali Khan, Nancy and many other singers of Bangladesh. Most recently, he directed a movie titled ‘Nodir Bukey Chaad’ featuring the sensational Porimoni and Symon Sadik, which is ready to be released as soon as the Covid-19 situation is under control. He has written and composed six songs for the movie as well. Two songs from the movie ‘Nodir Bukey Chaad’ titled ‘Facebook Prem’ sung by Akassh Sen from India and ‘Tomar Kachhe Ashle’ sung by Nancy and Shawkat himself, which has just been published on Jaadu Music Youtube channel. Press release

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