Faruq Mahfuz Anam (Widely known as James) is a big most popular Bangladeshi Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist, and Composer, and a Playback Singer. He was born on 2 October 1964 in Naogaon, East Pakistan(Now in Naogaon, Bangladesh). His father’s name Mozammel Haq and his mother’s name are Jahanara Khatun.
He is the lead musician, lyricist, and guitarist of the rock band “Nagar Baul,” founded in 1977. But if he was born in Naogaon, he grew up in Chittagong city. His songs “Baba”, “Ma”, “Guru Ghar Banaila Ki Diya,” etc. became very popular.
|Full Name:||Faruq Mahfuz Anam|
|Other name :||Guru|
|Profession;||Singer-songwriter playback singer record producer actor.|
James also sang in four Bollywood films, including “Woh Lamhe”, “Life in a … Metro”, “Warning”, “Gangster”. He has twice won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his performances in “Desha: The Leader” and “Swatta”.
Birthday, Age & More
|Birthday:||2 October 1964|
|Birthplace:||Naogaon, East Pakistan(Now in Naogaon, Bangladesh)|
|Age Now:||56 Years ( Updates- 2020)|
Height Weight & Body Facts
|Height:||In inches- 5’8” inches|
In Centimetres- 173cm
In meters- 1.73 m
|Weight:||In kilogram- 66 kg|
In pounds- 145.505 lbs
Family & Relative
|Father’s Name:||Mozammel Haq|
|Mother’s Name:||Jahanara Khatun|
Relationship and Affairs
|1st Wife’s Name:||Rothi (Divorced)|
|2nd Wife’s Name:||Benazir Sazzad (present)|
|Marriage Date:||—-? (Married Benazir Sazzad, whom he reportedly met during a concert in New York around 1999.)|
|Children:||There (3) Children|
|Daughter:||2. Jannat |
|Recent-Relationship Status:||Not Known|
Some laser known fact about Nogor Baul James
- Did Faruq Mahfuz Anam like smoking? : Yes
- Does he drink alcohol? : No, But sometimes she does.
- James’s father was a government employee by profession and Chairman of the Dhaka Education Board.
- After some members left feeling in 1981, Faruq Mahfuz Anam Fanti, Pablo, and Swapan re-establish the band.
- He got two married Rothi (Divorced) and again married Benazir Sazzad.
- Although James was born in Naogaon But grew up in Chittagong.
- He was interested in music since childhood, But his family never liked it.
- James made his musical debut in 1987 with the album Station Road, released under the ‘Feelings’ brand.
- He changed the brand name to ‘Nagar Baul’.
- In 988, her solo album “Anona” was released and has acclaimed nationwide.
|School:||Rajshahi Collegiate School|
|College:||Kushtia Gov’t College|
|University Name:||Music from Wesleyan University|
|Phone Number:||Not published|
James first married Rothi in 2002. Then in 2012, their marriage ended in divorce. Then he married Benazir Sajjad for the second time. According to various sources, he met Benazir Sajjad in late 1999 during a concert in New York.
James was then arrested at the airport on his way back from the United States for allegedly marrying a minor, Benazir Sajjad. Benazir Sajjad then claimed to be an adult, so James has released from prison.
James got the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2017 and 2018.
Most Popular Song list
|Lutpat Hoye Jabe||1997|
|Jodi Kokhono Vul||1997|
|Ghumonto Ek Shishu||2011|
|Dukhini Dukkho Korona|
|Chal Chale Apne Ghar||2006|
|Dokhini dokho koro na||1997|
|Thik ace bond||1999|
|Ami tumaderi lok||2003|
Social Media Profiles
Faruq Mahfuz Anam was born in Naogaon, Rajshahi, on 2 October 1964. His father Mojammel Haque, and mother, Jahanara Khatun. His father was a government employee by profession and worked as Chairman of the Dhaka Education Board.
The family initially lived in Naogaon, but Mojammel Haque moved to Chittagong in 1958-59. James had an interest in music from a young age, but his family did not like it.
He first played the guitar with friends in 975 when he was in Class Seven. He left Bari in 1976 in anger with his family and lived in a dormitory called Aziz Boarding in Pahartali.
Faruq Mahfuz Anam started his career in 1977 from Chittagong as the head and singer of the ‘Feelings’ brand. James also changed the brand of ‘Feelings’ to ‘Nagar Baul.’
James made his debut in the music industry in 1987 with the album Station Road, released under the ‘Feelings’ brand. James released his solo album ‘Anonna’ in 1988, where the album was acclaimed by people worldwide.
James achieved a lot of popularity in the West Bengal music industry by working as a Bangladeshi brand singer. Through this, in 2004, he met Pritam, the director of Bengali music. Then there was the opportunity for playback in the Bollywood film industry.
In 2005, he made his Bollywood film debut in ‘Gangster’. Besides, he sang in four Bollywood films, including “Woh Lamhe”, “Life in a … Metro”, “Warning.” James has also seen in a TV commercial, the first of three appearing on the TV screen for Pepsi’s commercial brand.
He has later seen in an advertisement for an energy drink brand, “Black Horse”. James is very popular in Bengali music’s career and has taken place in the young generation’s hearts.
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