Bhatiali is a form of folk music in Bangladesh. Folk music can have a number of different meanings including Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous ( Bengali: বাংলাদেশ inc-Latn Bangladesh) officially It mostly is sung in the Mymensingh District along the Brahmaputra River or the Bhati (lower region of a river) area. Mymensingh (ময়মনসিংহ is one of the districts of Dhaka division, Bangladesh, and is bordered on the north by Meghalaya state of The Brahmaputra, also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra is a Trans-boundary river and one of the major Rivers of Asia. Bhaitaili lyrics are traditionally about boating, fishing and rivers. Among the 14 subject of folk music in Bangladesh, that includes Deha-tatva (about the body) and Murshid-tatva (about the guru), Bhatiali deals with Prakriti-tatva (about nature).
Notable collectors, composers and writers in the genre are Miraz Ali, Ukil Munshi, Rashid Uddin. Jalal Khan, Jang Bahadur, Shah Abdul Karim and Umed Ali. Between 1930s and 1950 Bhaitali has seen it golden age, when most of these personalities were contributing to the genre. Singer Abbas Uddin made the genre popular singing Amay bhashaili re, amay dubaili re and other popular numbers. Abbas Uddin Ahmed ( Bangla: আব্বাসউদ্দিন ( 27 October 1901 - 30 December 1959) popularly known by his first In the 2000s, Malay Ganguly and Bari Siddiki are two most prominent Bhatiali singers.