Full name: Shakila Zafar
Nick Name: Smriti
Birthdate: February 28
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Education: University of Dhaka
Occupation: Singer, Presenter
Years active: 1983-present
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Spouse (s): Robi Sharma (m. 2015), Manna (divorced)
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Shakila Zafar is a Bangladeshi devoted and popular singer who has been visible in the media arena for a long time. Already, she has sung many popular songs in Bangladesh throughout her career. Shakila is a well-known face in Bangladesh, but she comes to timeline around the country again with the news of her marriage with Robi.
Shakila Zafar Early Life:
Shakila Zafar was born on February 28, in Karachi, Pakistan. She passed her childhood in Pakistan with her family. Shakila’s father was a Pakistan Government employee, who was assigned to the Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan.
In 1970, Shakila came to Bangladesh and admitted into Wills Little Flower School, in the school she was the only girl during that time. But she started schooling in Pakistan by joining in the Karachi Children’s Educational and Park School. She graduated from the University of Dhaka in Philosophy.
Shakila Zafar Career:
Shakila Zafar never dreamed of being a singer, but coincidently she turned herself into a famous singer in the country. She is one of the most popular classical singers in Bangladesh. In 1983, Shakila started a music career with the television program ‘Jodi Kichu Mone Na Koren’ which program was very popular during the early creation of Bangladesh.
She is very much skilled in the various branches of music including Classic Music and Nazrul Geeti. Tomi Amar Prothom Shokal is a very popular song in her career.
Shakila Zafar Personal Life:
After almost two years of courtship, Shakila married Robi Sharma in December 2015. Robi Sharma is a poet and engineer. This is Shakila’s second marriage before she married an engineer Manna, but the relationship broke up long years ago, after divorcing Manna, she continued a single life for a long time.
But being introduced to Robi, Shakila falls in love with him and finally, they got married in 2015. Shakila changed her name to Shakila Sharma according to her husband’s name. From now she will be introduced as Shakila Sharma.