Salma Akhter

Salma Akhter

Moushumi Akhter Salma
Native nameসালমা আক্তার
OriginKushtia District, Bangladesh[1]
GenresLalon Geeti, Palli Geeti
Years active2006–present

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
Baniya Bondhu2006
Bondhu Aiyo Aiyo2007
Poraner Bondhu2008
Matir Tara2009
Bondhu Ailana2010
Prfemer Janaza2012
Shopno Uraila2015
Anuraager Ghorey2016
Mon Majhi2017

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