Music director Alauddin Ali dies

Music director Alauddin Ali dies

National Film Award-winning music director Alauddin Ali died at a hospital in the capital on Sunday at about 6:20pm. He was 69.

His daughter, singer Alif Alauddin confirmed the matter to New Age.

‘My father passed away at about 6:20pm at the Incentive Care Unit of Universal Medical College and Hospital in Mohakhali. We will take decision later where he will be buried. He was on a life support since Friday,’ Alif Alauddin told New Age.

‘He felt sick on early morning of Friday. He had fever and was vomiting’, said Alif.

Alauddin Ali was earlier treated for pneumonia, cancer, and other health problems.

He went to Bangkok for cancer treatment in 2015 and 2019.

Alauddin Ali was born on December 24 in 1952.

Alauddin had directed music for more than 300 films. He won the Bangladesh National Film Award for best music director five times for the films Golapi Ekhan Traine (1978), Sundari (1979), Kashai (1980), Jogajog (1988), and Lakhe Ekta (1990).

He won the National Film Award for the best music composer for Laal Doriya (2002) and the best lyrics for Premik (1985).