Nashid Kamal is a renowned singer in Bangladesh who got a special award from Nari Pokkho.
She has also translated Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam's songs into English and the compilation has just been published.
In this interview with Voice Of America Nashid talks about her awards and her translated collections of songs.
Nashid Kamal also reflects on Nazrul song and on using standard colloquial Bengali in the electronic media in Bangladesh.
Dr. Nashid Kamal is a Professor of statistics in a private university in Dhaka.
In an answer to a question in this interview, she draws a philosophical equation between mathematics and music while illustrating the ragas through permutation and combination.