Music composer Robin Ghosh passes away

Published: February 13, 2016


Legendary Pakistani actor Shabnam’s husband and music composer Robin Ghosh passed away in Bangladesh on Saturday, Express News reported.

Ghosh contributed greatly to the Pakistani film industry. Of his many achievements, one of the greatest was the songs he composed for the film Aaina- one of the greatest films ever made in the Pakistan film Industry.

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In May 2012, Pakistani film-makers, actors and music composers all came together at the Arts Council in Karachi to pay tribute to the legendary actor Shabnam and her husband music composer Robin Ghosh. Held in honour of the two legends who are visiting Pakistan from Bangladesh, the event was organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan and Weekly Nigar.

Addressing the event, Ghosh spoke about all the legends who have come and gone. “Pakistan has a lot of talent and one day this talent will be recongised globally.

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“The revival of the industry is a must, we can’t let this industry die; it’s the same industry that produced stalwarts like Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hasan and Mehnaz,” said the music composer.

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  • Bunny Rabbit
    Feb 13, 2016 - 1:30PM

    O M G I for one , am deeply in love with Pak cinema of 70s and 80s . Shabnum was my fav actress. Shes one of the few ‘ non bazaar ones ‘ . Poor thing … Hope she manages to come out of this trauma . Recommend

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