Great Indians - Bhupen Hazarika
Bhupen Hazarika, Bhupen Hazarika Photos, Bhupen Hazarika Images, Bhupen Hazarika Wallpapers, Bhupen Hazarika Pictures, Bhupen Hazarika Graphics. Bhupen Hazarika, Bhupen Hazarika Photos, Bhupen Hazarika Graphics, Bhupen Hazarika Wallpapers, Bhupen Hazarika Pictures, Bhupen Hazarika Images.
Great Indians> Bhupen Hazarika
Bhupen Hazarika
(A Man of Cultural Talent)

Bhupen Hazarika was a well known singer. His voice was very commanding which he used in singing songs. He was basically a naturalist and singer from his heart.

Bhupen Hazarika was born on 8 Sep 1926 at Sadia in Assam. His father was a school teacher. So he was taught by his father. He did his M.A. from Banaras University and Ph.D. from Columbia University. He started his career with All India Radio and later on became a member of state legislative assembly as independent candidate from 1967-72.

Bhupen Hazarika was desirous to sing from his childhood. Jyoti Babu and Pal Robson had inspired him to sing. He moved to Calcutta and dedicated his life to cinema, literature, music and culture. He produced his first Assamese film ‘Era Batar Sur’ in 1956. Thereafter he produced seven films in Assamese and Bengali, out of which three films have been awarded with National Award. Bhupen Hazarika has given music to almost 40 films like ‘Rudali’, ‘Chameli Memsab’ etc. He was also a member of Film Censor Board for nine years, N.F.D.C. and Children’s Film Society for some years. Seeing his contribution in different fields, he was conferred with ‘Sangeet Natak Academy Award’, ‘National Citizen Award’, ‘Padmashree’ and ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Award’.

He died on 5 Nov 2011 at the age of 85 in Mumbai. He was posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award in 2012.