Salma Akhter
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Salma Akhter

Moushumi Akhter Salma
Native name
OriginKushtia District, Bangladesh[1]
GenresLalon Geeti, Palli Geeti

Moushumi Akhter Salma[2] (known as Salma Akhter) is a Bangladeshi folk singer. She rose to fame in 2006 after winning the second season of "Closeup 1 Tomakei Khujchhey Bangladesh", a television series broadcast on NTV.[3]

Early life

She was born in the village of Gangarampur, Daulatpur Upazila, Kushtia District, Khulna Division.

Music career

Salma started learning singing from her Guruji Baul Shafi Mandal at the age of four . She got the lesson of classical music along with folk from her Guruji. Her turning point started at the age of twelve when she attended the musical Reality show "Closeup One" (season 2) organized by NTV in 2006. She became the champion among 1 Lac contestants.[4]

Her first single Baniya Bondhu struck the market along with another song Chailam Jarey while she was in the competition. At the same time, her song got popularity named Amar Ek Noyon.

Salma is specially considered for singing Lalon geeti along with all other Bengali folk songs. She also performs semi -classical & modern Bengali songs.

Salma got educated in music from her another teacher Ustad Sanjib Dey since 2011 to till now.

Salma released 11 solo albums from various audio Labels. She also worked on more than 30 mixed albums. Her 1st Solo Album is Baniya Bondhu.

Salma has performed worldwide.[5]


Bachsas - Best Female Singer

Dhaliwood - Best Female Singer


Solo Albums
Album Year
Baniya Bondhu 2006
Bondhu Aiyo Aiyo 2007
Poraner Bondhu 2008
Matir Tara 2009
Bondhu Ailana 2010
Binodini 2010
Brindabon 2011
Prfemer Janaza 2012
Shopno Uraila 2015
Anuraager Ghorey 2016
Mon Majhi 2017


  1. ^ Khalid-Bin-Habib (5 January 2007). "New voices, unadulterated popularity". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Zahid Akbar (15 January 2017). "------?"-77305 "" ?"" ["Today me and Sneha will wear the same dress"]. The Daily Star (in Bengali). Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "' ? ? ? '". Bhorer Kagoj. 14 January 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "Singer Salma shows 'unprecedented love' to Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul". Daily Sun. 16 February 2016. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "'Salma set to head out for London'". The Daily Srar. 20 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.

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