Belly Afroz has millions of fans amongst the Bangla-speaking population in Bangladesh, India and the world. Writes Smriti Sen Gupta
On April 20, 2019, Bangladeshi popular singer Belly Afroz recorded her new song Tumarey Pailam Na (Couldn’t Get You) for country’s most prestigious and one of the leading labels Crown Music. For years, Belly has been enthralling Bangla music lovers with her hypnotic and melodious voice. The song was composed by Aronno Akon and arranged by lyricist Jibok Barua. This song is written by legendary lyricist and philosopher Radha Raman Dutta.
Radha Raman Dutta (রাধারমণ দত্ত, 1834–1915), also spelt as Radha Raman Dutta, was an influential Bengali musician, philosopher and poet. A prominent member of the Bauls, Dutta’s body of work has led him to be considered as the “Father of Dhamal songs”, and his music is widely covered by Bengali musicians in the modern day.
Belly Afroz has millions of fans amongst the Bangla-speaking population in Bangladesh, India and the world.
Commenting on the song, Belly said, “This is a nice song and I am optimistic, lovers of Bangla song shall definitely enjoy listening to it.”
Music video director Salim Reza said, “This is for the first time Belly Afroz has recorded any song for Crown Music and through this song, I do hope, Belly will sing more songs for this label in the future. We are now planning to shoot this song.”
Since its inception in 2005, Crown Music has been patronizing Bangla songs with special emphasis to folk songs. This company so far has released hundreds of songs, though it has just recently launched its YouTube channels. The company has been greatly praised by the Bangla music lovers around the world for presenting songs quality music.
Meanwhile, Crown has already expanded its arena in the media by establishing few more companies such as Crown Entertainment, Crown Creations, Crown Plus, and Crown Digital Lab. By now, Crown Entertainment has already emerged into one of the leading producers of TV contents, including dramas, short films, documentaries and daily soaps.
Crown Creations is a growing marketing and advertising agency.
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