Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Dr. Bhupen Hazarika back home after long gap

Music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika on Tuesday(Jan 20) said he was happy to be back in Assam after a long gap and that he has some surprises in the form of several upcoming musical projects for the people of the state.
Bhupen Hazarika told NEWS LIVE that he was happy that during his recent visit he would receive a number of awards, prominent among them being the Life Time Achievement Award to be conferred by NEWS LIVE and the Asom Ratna award annoucned by the Assam government. The musical legend arrived Tuesday from Mumbai to a rousing reception. One of India\'s oldest performing singers and the last known balaadeer Dr Bhupen Hazarika on Tuesday looked visibly tired on his arrival at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi airport, but the legend showed no signs of giving up on music saying he has some projects in the offing.
Dr Hazarika is in Assam after a long gap due to health reasons, but sounded visibly happy. He would conferred the Life Time Achievement Award by NEWS LIVE on Wednesday at the ITA Centre for Performing Arts at Guwahati\'s Machkhowa area and receive the Asom Ratna award the Assam government on January 29th. Dr Hazarika was received at the airport by members of the NEWS LIVE family and was presented with several traditional gift items.
Source: News Live TV