Abdul Gafur Hali (also Gafur Hali Maizbhanderi) was born on August 6, 1929, and died on December 21, 2016.
He was a Bangladeshi folk lyricist, composer and singer.
Hali was the first folk play author to use the local language of Chittagong.
He mainly wrote in his native language of Chittagong.
Hali was also known by his Sufi name, Gafur Hali Maizbhanderi.
His parents are Abdus Sobhan and Gultaj Khatun, in Rashidabad; in the Potiya region within the Chittagong district in 1929.
Hali married Rajia Begum.
Abdul Gafur Hali passed away at 88 years old.