Thursday, August 26, 2010

Azam Khan on his way home

Ailing Bangla pop guru and freedom fighter Azam Khan will return on Monday after a month-long treatment in Singapore, his family has said.
The pop-song pioneer has been suffering from mouth cancer and flew to Singapore on Aug 14 for better treatment.
The operation on him was done successfully at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on Aug 21.
Azam's elder daughter Ima Khan told "He is almost healed but will be given Tomotherapy to cure the affected place."
For this, the pop guru will fly to Singapore on Sept 10, the Tomotherapy will start from Sept 13.
"My father's verbal condition is not quite stable yet," Ima added.
Azam Khan will reach Dhaka on 9pm.
Before going to Singapore on Aug 13, Azam, in an exclusive interview, told that he felt a piece of flesh under his tongue but didn't take it seriously. The doctors later examined his mouth cancer.
He was born in the capital's Azimpur on Feb 28, 1950. He has released 17 solo albums to date. A large number of his songs were also released in mixed albums.
'Ore Saleka, Ore Maleka' is one of his songs that became very popular in the eighties.

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