Full Name: Bari Siddiqui
Birth Date: November 15, 1954
Birth Place: Netrokona, East Bengal, (now Bangladesh)
Died: November 24, 2017
Death Place: Dhaka
Education: University of Dhaka
Occupation: Singer, Actor
Years Active: 1981-2017
Spouse (s): Not Known
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Bari Siddiqui was a prominent singer of Bangladeshi who is best known as the country’s best flutist. He is notable around the country for his folk song singing capacity. The singer comes to the timeline around the country when the Srabon Megher Din directed by Humayun Ahmed where he played back six songs. He was highly respected by the junior singers in the country.
Bari Siddiqui Early Life:
Bari Siddiqui was born on November 15, 1954, in Netrokona, East Bengal, (now Bangladesh) to a music-loving family. He was so much passionate about music world from early life and started learning music at the family. Siddiqui learned music from Gopal Dutt when he was only 12 years old. He also took lesson under Ustad Aminur Rahman for six years later he received professional tutelage under V. G. Karnaad in Pune, India. He studied at Anjuman Govt. School and Netrokona Govt. College. Bari enrolled at the University of Dhaka and completed bachelor’s degree in Islamic History.
Bari Siddiqui Career:
Bari Siddiqui kicked off the career journey joining the Bangladesh Television in 1985. Being inspired by the writer Humayun Ahmed, he entered into the music arena in the 1990s. He made his debut television music program ‘Ronger Baroi’ produced by Humayun Ahmed.
Bari comes to the timeline around the showbiz arena when he played back in the movie ‘Srabon Megher Din’ in 1999 and never looked back in the career. In the movie, she sang six songs, most of the songs became the super hit and he won the Bachsas Award for his music direction and song Showa Chan Pakhi. Then he released a folk album ‘Lokhkho Tara’ in April 2000. In 2013, he appeared in the drama ‘Pagla Ghora’ directed by Amol Palekar.
Bari Siddiqui is a married person and had a daughter named Elita Siddiqui and a son, Sabbir Siddiqui. He died on November 24, 2017, under treatment in Square Hospital, Dhaka where he admitted on November 17, 2017, in severe health condition.