Bangladeshi Singer

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Nagarbaul James

Faruq Mahfuz Anam (Widely known as James) is a 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.

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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.
Active years:1977–present
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HD Photo

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)
Zodiac Sign: Libra

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
Chest:44 inches
Shoe size:9(US)
Hair color:Black
Eye color:Black
Tattoo:No Tattoo
Nagarbaul James with Purnima
with Purnima

Family & Relative

Father’s Name:Mozammel Haq
James with her Family
Mother’s Name:Jahanara Khatun
Brother:Not Known
Sister:Not Known

Relationship and Affairs

Marital Status:Married
1st Wife’s Name:Rothi (Divorced)
James with her wife Rothi
Marriage Date:2002
Divorced Date:2002
2nd Wife’s Name:Benazir Sazzad (present)
James with her wife Benazir Sajjad
Marriage Date:—-? (Married Benazir Sazzad, whom he reportedly met during a concert in New York around 1999.)
Children:There (3) Children
Son:1. Daanish
Daughter:2. Jannat
James daughter Jannat
2. Jahaan
Recent-Relationship Status:Not Known
James wife Benazit Sazzad Photo
Benazit Sazzad Photo

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.
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  • 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.

Personal info

Education:Not known
School:Rajshahi Collegiate School
College:Kushtia Gov’t College
University Name:Music from Wesleyan University
Phone Number:Not published
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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.

Nagarbaul James with Sheikh Hasina(PM)
with Sheikh Hasina(PM)


James got the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2017 and 2018.

Most Popular Song list

Song NameYears
Bheegi Bheegi2006
Lutpat Hoye Jabe1997
Jodi Kokhono Vul1997
Ghumonto Ek Shishu2011
Dukhini Dukkho Korona
Eto Kosto2015
Chal Chale Apne Ghar2006

Solo albums

Albums Nameyears
Plabi kothai1995
Dokhini dokho koro na1997
Thik ace bond1999
Ami tumaderi lok2003
Junota expires2005
Kal Jamuna2008

Social Media Profiles

Facebook profiles:Link
Twitter Profiles:Profiles Not Verified
Instagram Profiles:Link
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Concart Photo

Early Life

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.

Nagarbaul James with her Guitar Photo
with her Guitar Photo

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 with her band member
with her band member

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.

James with her family
with her family

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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