Andrew Kishore’s funeral on Wednesday

Renowned singer Andrew Kishore, who breathed his last on July 6, will be buried in Rajshahi according to his final wish on Wednesday as his two children returned home from Australia.

The body is now kept in mortuary of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. He will be buried at Christian cemetery at Sreerampur area in Rajshahi beside his parents’ according to his final wish after completing rituals in City Church.

His son Jay Andrew Saptok returned back home on July 8 while daughter Minim Andrew Songa on Monday.

Eminent playback singer Andrew Kishore, who had been battling cancer for months, passed away at his hometown Rajshahi at 6:55pm on July 6.

The legendary singer Andrew Kishore passed away on July 6. He was 64.

He breathed his last at 6:55pm while undergoing treatment in his sister Shikha Biswas’s house in Rajshahi that also adjoins a small clinic.

An eight-time winner of the National Film Award for his outstanding contribution to the music industry, Kishore also earned recognition for his work in Urdu and Hindi films.

The singer also ran a production house that used to produce television dramas and commercials.

Eight-time National Film Award-winning singer Andrew Kishore is known for evergreen songs including Jiboner Golpo Achhe Baki Olpo, Dak Diyachhen Doyal Amare, Haire Manush Rongin Fanush, Amar Shara Deho Kheyo Go Mati and Amar Buker Moddhe Khane among others.