Abdul Gafur Hali, a lyricist, composer, and singer, passed away at Mount Hospital in Chittagong early Wednesday at the age of 88.
He was suffering from various health complications over the last two months.
Gafur Hali’s two ‘namaz-e-janajas’ will be held on Thursday.
Later, he would be buried at his family graveyard in Rashidabad of Patiya upazila after the jumma prayer on Friday.
Gafur Hali left behind two sons and two daughters.
He composed more than 1,500 scores including ‘shona bondhu tui amare korli re dewana’, ‘oi lal kurta wala’ and many more.