Singer Khurshid Alam hurt in road crash

Singer Khurshid Alam hurt in road crash

Prominent Singer Khurshid Alam, 75, was injured when a truck hit his private car on Dhaka-Rangpur highway at Jhupgari in Bogura early Saturday.

He is now undergoing treatment at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital, said his younger brother Murshid Alam.

The truck rammed the private car carrying the singer around 3am while he was returning to hotel after attending a reception programme, leaving him and one of his fans Khokon injured, said his brother.

Later, the injured were admitted to the hospital.

Doctor Sushanto Kumarof Neuro Medicine Department of the hospital said that Khurshid Alam’s five teeth have been broken and he has also received injuries on his head.

He has been kept at ICU of the hospital. After primary examination, he will be sent to Dhaka.

Khurshid Alam was conferred the Ekushey Padak in 2018 and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Channel i Music Awards (2017) for his contributions to Bangladeshi film music.