Prominent singer, lyricist and a composer Ayub Bachchu, who founded one of the leading bands of Bangladesh LRB, died at his Moghbazar residence in Dhaka on Thursday morning. He was 56.
He was brought to Square Hospital around 10am when doctors declared him dead.
He was found unconscious at his Moghbazar residence in the morning.
Bachchu was born in Chittagong on 16 August 1962. He started his music career there with the band FEELINGS in 1978. From 1980 to 1990, he was a member of Souls as lead guitarist. In 1991, he formed his own band, LRB.
His songs like “Pherari Mon, Ghum Vanga Shohore”, "Madhobi", “Cholo Bodle Jai”, “Ekhon Onek Raat”, "Rupali guiter" and “Hashte Dekho” are some of the greatest hits in Bangladeshi music era.
Ayub Bacchu also wrote lyrics and tuned songs too.