Bhupen Hazarika is one of the most well-known personalities from Assam, India. Born in , in Sadiya, Assam, he holds an M. A. in Political Science in Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhupen Hazarika Did Bhupen Hazarika smoke ?: Not Known Did Bhupen Hazarika drink alcohol?: Yes Bhupen Hazarika while. Dr. Hazarika was born on 8th Sept, , in Sadiya, Assam. He was born to the family of Neelkantha Hazarika, a teacher. Bhupen Hazarika did his Inter (Arts) in .

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Padmanabhaiah Vikram Pandit V. Apart from this he has produced, directed, composed music and sang for 32 thirty two films in Assamese, Hindi and other languages. Retrieved 25 December He was born to the family of Neelkantha Hazarika, a teacher. Ramachandran Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti T.

As a singer, Hazarika was known for his baritone voice and diction; as a lyricist, he was known for poetic compositions and parables which touched on themes ranging from romance to social and political commentary; and as a composer, for his use of folk music.

Retrieved 16 November Titash Ekti Nadir Naam. He was also befriended, and heavily influenced musically, by the singer Paul Robeson. But, the production was halted after sudden demise of one of the Co-Directors Waesqurni Bora in November Chopra Hrishikesh Mukherjee Asha Bhosle Srinivasan Osamu Suzuki K. His distinguished career as a film-maker, singer, lyricist and political activist spanned 70 years.

At present he is staying in Mumbai with Kalpana Lajmi with a year-long association. Krishnaswamy Rao Pattadakal Venkanna R. Bhupen Hazarika composed music for films from Bangladesh too which got international acclaim.


Hazarika is survived by Bhulen and his son. The minute she sang for my film, distributors clamoured to buy my film. We hope you had as good a time as we did in organizing this convention. November 5 He has directed music for many movies by these directors. Same year the Government of Assam bestowed its highest award the ‘Shankar Dev Award’ for his contribution to Assam’s culture.

Bhupen Hazarika obituary

One hazarikw the most important cultural figures of north-east India, Bhupen Hazarika, who has died aged 85, used music, cinema and the written word to stitch political ideology and ancient traditions into the fabric of popular culture. Soon after completing his education, he became a teacher at the Gauhati University. Meanwhile, biogfaphy books describing the unforgettable experiences of the making of this milestone biopic film had been authored by its co-director Arnab Jan Deka titled Anya Ek Zazabor and Mor Sinaki Bhupendafirst of which had been officially released in February by Late G P Sippythen President of Film Federation of India and producer of world-record holder Hindi bipgraphy Sholay at a public function organised by Dr Bhupen Hazarika himself.

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He surrounded himself with intellectuals including the Assamese poet and film-maker Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, who had directed Indramalati, and soon found the connection between education and freedom. His body was cremated near the Brahmaputra River in a plot of land donated by Gauhati University. So, before he returned to India, he got married to her in America.

Mohinder Madan Mohan Jaidev S. During his childhood, his family shifted several times before settling in Tezpur where his musical talent was spotted by Jyotiprasad Agarwala, the noted Assamese lyricist, and Bishnu Prasad Rabha, a renowned Assamese artist.


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Bhupen Hazarika Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Archived from the original PDF on 15 November This song is translated in various Indian languages, including Bengali and Hindi and sung by the bigraphy himself, and is still popular. He refused to retire and earlier this year sang for the experimental Bollywood movie Gandhi to Hitler.

Bhupen Hazarika official biography”.

Iyengar Faquir Chand Kohli V. Apart from this he receieved more than awards for his cotribution towards different fields. He is considered today the last of the great mass singers and the only great ballad singer alive in India. One of his major contributions to Hindi cinema was being the music director of outstanding films such as ‘Arop’, ‘Ek Pal’, and ‘Rudaali’. Inhe has been appointed by the Honorable President of India as the Chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi for a hazarija of five years.

Mahadevan Kalyanji Anandji S. His famous songs include in Assamese:. A Victim of Marital Violence are major films this period.

Bhupen Hazarika – Biography. A year-old love story”. Bhupen Hazarika biograpyy on November 5,of multi-organ failure, in Mumbai, India. Sangeet Natak Akademi fellows. Janakiraman Vijay Kumar Kichlu M.