For the first time, eminent singer of the subcontinent, Lata Mangeshkar has recorded a duet with Bangladeshi singer Shaon Chowdhury. The song “Keno Omon Kore” has been featured for a mixed audio album titled “Mone Rekho Prithibi”. With lyrics by Beereshwar Sarkar; Shantanu (India) and Mostak Ahmed (Bangladeshi) have composed music for the track. Under the label of Impress Audio Vision Limited, the album is now available in the market.
The album contains several other duets, where Shaon Chowdhury has sung with noted Indian singers Asha Bhonshle and Hoimanti Shukla, and Bangladeshi diva Sabina Yasmin and Mitali Mukherjee. Shaon Chowdhury also recorded two solos for the album.
Eminent musicians Alauddin Ali and Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul have composed two songs for the album.
With a musical career spanning four decades, the artiste — a disciple of Ustad Niaz Mohammad Chowdhury, has so far bagged several international awards including World Master Award (Seoul), ZEE-TV Gunijan Award (India), India-Bangladesh Friendship Award, South Asian Cultural Award (Nepal), and Bangladesh Television Artiste Association Performance Award. Besides being deep into music, Shaon Chowdhury is currently the Deputy Commissioner of Taxes.