Entertainment Correspondent: The body of national award-winning singer and composer Subir Nandi has been kept at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka so that people can pay their last respects.
The body was taken at Central Shaheed Minar around 10.45am. His body will also be taken to FDC.
The funeral of the noted musician will be held at the Barodeswori Kali Temple in capital’s Sabujbagh.
Earlier, his body arrived around 6.30am at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a flight of Regent Airways and was taken to his Green Road apartment.
Subir Nandi was taken to Singapore on April 30. His health condition deteriorated once again on Monday as he had suffered from multiple organ failure at the hospital.
Earlier, he was admitted to Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka on April 14 after he fell ill while returning to Dhaka from Srimangal by a train.
He underwent a bypass surgery in the USA in 2013 for critical triple vessel coronary artery disease and had an angioplasty in the USA earlier this year.
Subir Nandi won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer five times for his performance in the films Mahanayak (1984), Shuvoda (1986), Srabon Megher Din (1999), Megher Pore Megh (2004) and Mohua Sundori (2015).
He was rewarded with Ekushey Padak in 2019.
risingbd/Dhaka/May 8, 2019/Shanto/Mukul