Eminent Bangladesi singer Shammi Akhtar passed away in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon.
The 62-year old singer breathed her last around 4 PM on the way to BIRDEM Hospital, family sources said.
Shammi has been suffering from breast cancer for the last five years. The singer's popular songs include like Dhaka Shahor Aisha Amar Asha Puraiche, Ami Jemon Achi, Temon Robo Bow Hobo Nare and Chithi Dio Protidin.
Shammi trained in music from her young age under the tutelage of Ustad Goura Babu in Barisal.