Samina Chowdhury is one of the most popular singers of Bangladesh; she is nicknamed as Shoma. . Being the daughter of famous singer Late Mahmudunnobi, Samina got accustomed with musical instruments like Harmonium and Tobla from her early childhood. She started playing back in the films by the year of 1981. She attracted the people’s attention for the first time through that song which she played back for the film; the song titled ” Ek Bar Jodi Keu” and Samina was only a student of class eight at that time. Afterwards she started singing in television and radio. Samina was one of the judges in the ‘Close – up One’ competition of 2005 telecasted in NTV.