Thursday, July 31, 2014

Bhupen Hazarika in Unki Nazar Unka Shahar

A biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, the legend and the man who was a celebrated lyricist, singer and composer. Born in Sadiya, a small village in Tinsukia district to parents with an artistic bent, he soon found himself singing and writing lyrics at a tender age. His talent spread soon far and wide where he even got an opportunity to record his first set of songs when he was in school. He got the Youngest Artist of HMV award for these songs which initiated him to an illuminating career ahead.

He faced many trials and tribulations in the years when he was establishing his career, but after landing in Mumbai, he mesmerised the world with his talent and repertoire which was marked by humanity and universal brotherhood, a true signature of Hazarika which shot him to fame.

Bhupen Hazarika left this world on November 5, 2011 leaving behind a glowing legacy, countless admirers and a voice which will be always remembered & cherished.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Source : Sadin , 25 July 2014

Bhupen Hazarika Firingoti Award to Dilip Kumar Dutta and Manoranjan Bordoloi

Instituted by Bhupen Hazarika Foundation, the 2014 inaugural Bhupen Hazarika Firingoti Award for Lifetime Achievement was given to writer Dr. Dilip Kumar Dutta for his contributions towards preserving and promoting Assamese culture as well as his works on Dr. Bhupen Hazarika. The award was given away at the Bollywood Musical Night, a tribute ceremony for Manna Dey, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika and Jagjit Singh on July 11th in Edison, New Jersey.

Dr. Dutta, a former professor of Mathematics in the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA, has written more than 15 Assamese books, which include Dr Bhupen Hazarikar Geet aru Jeevan Rath, Subhadinar Nirghanta, Mane Mur Kaina Bichare, Miss Gauhati, Premat Parilo Neki, Bishnu Prasadar Prasad among others. As a researcher, preserver and promoter of Assamese culture, he has a rare collection of songs of Dr Bhupen Hazarika, Bishnu Prasad Rabha and many other eminent artistes of Assam.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Source : Sadin , 18 July 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

A Scene from the movie Sakuntala - 1961

Source : Asambani , 11 July 2014