Zeb-un Nessa Jamal





MA - Dhaka University (1965)
BA - Calcutta Lady Brebone College (1945)
Intermediate - Calcutta Lady Brebone College (1943)
Matriculation - Bogra Victoria Memorial Girls High School (1941)

Vocal Singer, Painter, Writer, Literature, Embroiderer, Handicraft Artisan, Teacher and Media Presenter.


Bangla Academy Publication on Patriotism in the Works of Dijendra Lal Roy.

Bangla Academy Publication and Nazrul Institute Publication on Patriotism in the Works of Satyandra Nuth Dutta and Patriotism in the Works of Nazrul.

Lyricist Zeb-un Nessa Jamal has five publications in the field of music:

Amar Joto Gaan - consists of 64 modern Bengali songs.  Introduction by Dr. Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal.  Published in August 1979.

Arjee - consists of 64 moromi (religious) songs.  Introduction by Abdul Gofur.  Published by Islamic Foundation, Bangladesh in 1985.

Gan Elo Mor Money - consists of 138 modern Bengali songs.  Published in February 1993.

Jadur Pencil - consists of 56 educational songs for children.  Published in February 1994.

Shagorer Teer Thekey - consists of 12 modern Bengali songs.  Published in October 1994.

Translation of the book "Mr. Bell Invents the Telephone".  Published from Franklin book programmes.

Publication on short stories "Harano Diner Golpo" consists of 15 short stories.

Ten songs published in the Nabadiganta.  Published by Bureau of National Reconstruction.

Radio Programmes - first appeared as a vocal singer and continued for three years during the period when radio station was at Najimuddin road.  After that she regularly participated in conducting programmes.  During 60s, she conducted programmes like Mohila Mahfil (Women's Programme), School Broadcast, Angara, Ghoroni, Shukhi Shangshar, Kalo Kakoli etc.

Enlisted as a lyricist in radio in 1966 and in television from its inception in 1965.  She composed songs for special programmes on independence day, language day (21st February), victory day and many other national occasions.

Publication in the newspaper - she regularly wrote short articles, songs poems, rhymes, humor for national daily, weekly, monthly newspapers.

Participation in the social and cultural organizations - she was associated with many social and cultural organizations.  She was the life member of Bangla Academy.  She contributed for Dhaka Ladies Club, Bangladesh Lekhikha Sangha (Writer's Association) serving in different honored positions.


Teacher - Dinajpur Girls High School. 

Professor - Chittagong Govt Girls' College.


Regular Vocal Artist (Special Grade) in Radio Bangladesh since 1964.

Regular Vocal Artist (Special Grade) in Bangladesh Television since 1965.

Extensively traveled throughout Bangladesh in connection with performing in musical concerts, audience participation programmes (government and private).

Performed in musical and interview programmes both government and private level in Thailand, Pakistan, India, USA (VOA) and UK (BBC).